Rehtaeh Parsons

B.C. Representative for Children and Youth Mary Ellen Turpel-Lafond pauses while speaking as B.C. Information and Privacy Commissioner Elizabeth Denham, back, listens after releasing a joint report about cyberbullying in Vancouver, B.C., on Friday November 13, 2015. They are recommending the provincial government develop a cross-ministry strategy to prevent and mitigate the effects of cyberbullying and educate children and youth on digital citizenship. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck

B.C. needs comprehensive cyberbullying strategy in wake of suicides: watchdogs

British Columbia urgently needs a comprehensive strategy to tackle cyberbullying, ending its current fragmented and underfunded approach, say two provincial watchdogs. Privacy commissioner Elizabeth Denham and children's representative Mary Ellen Turpel-Lafond submitted a joint report to the legislature Friday, prompted by high-profile suicides of teenagers including 15-year-old Amanda Todd of B.…

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