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BenchPress – Vol 41-5

Get Going Minister! Morteza Momenzadeh Tameh was a member of a resistance group with links to terrorist groups  in Iran in the 1980s.  He was imprisoned by the Iranian government from 1982 to 1987.  After his release he fled to Canada and requested permanent residency in 1994, after being found to be a UN Convention […]

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Teresa Mitchell
Teresa Mitchell
Teresa Mitchell is the Acting Editor and Legal Writer for LawNow Magazine at the Centre for Public Legal Education Alberta. www.cplea.ca
 

Viewpoint 39-4: Ten Years – A Look Back At Bullying

What were you doing in 2005?  I can easily recall what I was trying to accomplish.  I was a grade 9 student at Bathurst High School at the time, trying to get the courage to do something that no one ever thought I would do – come forward as a sixteen-year-old teenager who endured years […]

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Rob Frenette, O.N.B.
Rob Frenette, O.N.B. is 25 years old and the Co-Executive Director and Co-Founder of BullyingCanada Inc, a national anti-bullying charity. He resides in Fredericton, NB with his partner.
 

Workplace Bullying: What Employers Need to Know

Bullying in the workplace is slightly different from bullying seen in the childhood sandbox. There is rarely physical violence or threats (although these are possible), and the tormentors may not always be the most obvious culprits. Instead, workplace bullying may not even be noticeable to an outsider unaware of the situation. Province by province, workplace […]

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Jordan Rodney
Jordan Rodney is the Managing Partner of Rodney Employment Law.
 

Shaun Bernstein
Shaun Bernstein is a 3rd year law student at University of Windsor, Faculty of Law (2015).
 

Unmasking Bullies on the Internet

Introduction Most of us have heard of cyberbullying and the dreadful impact it has had on young people, even driving some of them to suicide. The incidence of bullying online is likely far greater than the average Canadian might expect. As a university professor, I (Bowal) receive menacing and profane emails from anonymous former students […]

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Peter Bowal
Peter Bowal
Peter Bowal is a Professor of Law at the Haskayne School of Business, University of Calgary in Calgary, Alberta.
 

Andrea Lai
Andrea Lai graduated in June 2013 with a combined degree in Marketing and English Honours from the University of Calgary and will complete teacher training at the University of British Columbia next year.
 

Hansen Wong
Hansen Wong earned a Bachelor of Commerce from the Haskayne School of Business and is currently a law student at the University of Calgary.
 

Legal Information and Resources on Bullying

In honour of Bullying Awareness Week (Nov 12 – 17, 2012) let’s look at some resources surrounding bullying. Bullying is an important topic to discuss in schools. The August/September 2002 issue of LawNow featured a lesson plan on bullying. It includes a case study, guidelines for a mock trial, and a role playing exercise. For […]

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