Political Headlines April 11, 2013: PM Stephen Harper decries bullying as ‘criminal’ as Halifax vigil honours Rehtaeh Parsons

CANADIAN POLITICAL HEADLINES

POLITICAL HEADLINES

PM decries bullying as ‘criminal’ as Halifax vigil honours Rehtaeh Parsons

Source: Globe and Mail, 4-11-13

Stephen Harper is speaking out on the tragic death of a Nova Scotia teenager, saying bullying is more than kids acting up – in some cases it is criminal activity.

“I think we’ve got to stop using just the term bullying to describe some of these things. Bullying to me has a kind of connotation of kids misbehaving. What we are dealing with in some of these circumstances is simply criminal activity. It is youth criminal activity. It is sexual criminal activity. And it is often Internet criminal activity.”…READ MORE

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