News Briefs

Ontario’s Wiarton Willie, and Nova Scotia’s Shubenacadie Sam, Canada’a own season predicting groundhogs failed to see their shadows

  • Feb. 22, 2012 6:00 p.m.

Half of all Canadians are bullied as child or teen

Ontario’s Wiarton Willie, and Nova Scotia’s Shubenacadie Sam, Canada’a own season predicting groundhogs failed to see their shadows last Thursday morning, predicting an early spring. In a winter like the one the fort has ‘suffered’ through it should come as no surprise that winter will soon bow to spring.

Key Findings

–  95 per cent of adults surveyed believe people have a responsibility to take action to reduce bullying.

–  85 per cent feel that providing children and teenagers who abuse others with a volunteer mentor is an effective way to reduce bullying

–  89 per cent think bullies pose a serious threat to the long-term well-being of children and teenagers.

–  62 per cent of those who were bullied as children or teens believe they would have benefited from having a volunteer adult mentor

–  87 per cent of those surveyed agree that action to reduce bullying strengthens communities over time.

 

 

Flag day Feb.15, 2012

You may have celebrated Valentines day, but did you know that the day after was National Flag of Canada day. As of February 15 our national symbol turned 47. It’s been a long trip, from patches sewn onto backpackers in Europe to Olympics in China, the flag has represented Canada well.

 

 

Caledonia Courier