In the spring of 1999, one week after two students went on
a deadly rampage at a high school in Colorado, a similar attack
struck Taber, Alberta Canada.
A 14-year-old boy opened fire inside W. R. Myers High School.
One student was killed, another was wounded.
Within hours after the shooting, stories began to emerge of
the relentless bullying the accused had previously endured.
has established a website - www.bullying.org
in an attempt to help young people help each other.
The students who have helped develop the project wanted to
use the power of the Internet to let their peers know that young
people dealing with the issues of bullying and teasing "Are
NOT alone. That being bullied and teased is NOT their fault and
that they CAN do something about it!"
www.bullying.org is a project for kids by kids. Youth can
contribute their personal reflections, poems, music, drawings,
photographs, and even films.
If you are an adult working with kids, a school, a school
board or other organization that has already developed resources,
programs and expertise about the issues relating to bullying
and teasing, contact I*Learn-Canada so that they can list this
your information to let others know where they can go for help
or support on their "Help" page.
Please share this site with others whom you think will benefit
The site is only just beginning, but I*LEARN-Canada anticipates
it growing VERY rapidly
as the issue is so universal, so pervasive and the needs are