There are several resources on policies that continue to guide schools in their effort to create a positive, caring and safe school culture for their students.

There are also several pieces of legislation that impact the development of school policies, procedures, and practices that help create safe school cultures and prevent bullying and violence. For more information regarding guiding legislation, read this guide.

  • Constitution Act
    • Charter of Rights and Freedoms
    • Rights of Aboriginal Peoples
  • Multiculturalism Act
  • BC Human Rights Code
  • Official Languages Act
  • Youth Criminal Justice Act
  • School Act (British Columbia), Statement of Education Policy Order, School Regulation
  • Provincial Standards for Codes of Conduct Order

If you are having thoughts of suicide or of hurting yourself or others, please reach out immediately for help. Call 9-1-1 (or your local police or authority, if you do not have 9-1-1) or go to your nearest hospital emergency room.

If you are being bullied, feeling alone or just need to talk to someone who will listen, please reach out to a trained volunteer or professional:

Resources for Parents

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Resources for Youth

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Thank you for stopping by to check out the ERASE Bullying online reporting tool. This tool is accessible through computers and smart phones, and will allow students, parents or other witnesses to report bullying or other threatening behaviour, anytime and anywhere.

The online reporting tool has just been developed and is in the final stages of testing.

If you need help, please reach out to someone you trust, like a parent, friend or teacher. Or, you can reach out to someone who doesn’t know you for support. There is a list of youth-oriented support lines and websites on this site just for you.