A section to discover!

The resources proposed in this section can be used to supplement the information found on this site and permit a better understanding of the issues linked to cyberbullying, off-line meetings, digital reputations and identity theft.

Please note that this section is constantly evolving and will therefore be regularly reviewed.

If you have any suggestions, feel free to submit them by sending an email.

Websites

This Web site describes, in plain and simple language, what are location and browser tracking. It picks out importants bits of many privacy policies. The Trace my Shadow tool is especially interesting and it features advice.

I keep it to myself is an initiative from Desjardins, National Bank and Laurentian Bank. This website gives clear answers to the following questions:

  • What are the risks?
  • What are the traps?
  • How can I protect myself?

This site offers questionnaires, quizzes about habits related to the protection of bank fraud and various resources on ways to protect themselves on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, etc.

A must.

Cover of the guide Your Connected Life

Although it is intended for students who are just entering high school, this guide may help college students as well. It offers practical advice, tips and solutions on a variety of activities, including social networking, shopping, gaming, Internet search results and copyright. It is designed to help balance the demands of their offline life with their digital one.

Cover of the guide: On the Loose

This guide supports young adults who are experiencing both new freedoms and challenges in their post- secondary life. It covers a variety of digital issues, including: school work; money and security; relationships online; and trying to stay healthy.

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This page presents rules for safe and acceptable online behaviour.

Éducaloi is a registered charity that was founded in 2000. It is a leader in the movement to improve access to justice in Quebec. At the core of our activities is explaining the law to Quebecers in everyday language.

The NeedHelpNow.ca website is an initiative of the Canadian Centre for Child Protection, a charitable organization dedicated to the personal safety of all children who aims to reduce child victimization by providing programs and services to the Canadian public. The Canadian Centre for Child Protection operates four national programs : Cybertip.ca, Canada’s national tipline for reporting the online sexual exploitation of children; MissingKids.ca, Canada’s missing children resource centre; Kids in the Know, a safety education program designed to empower children and reduce their risk of victimization; and Commit to Kids, a program to help child-serving organizations create safe environments for children.

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This page from Government of Canada groups very useful resources on Cyberbullying : inescapable !

Readings

Life Unaware — Novel by Cole Gibsen (published on April 28, 2015)

Synopsis : Regan Flay is on the cusp of achieving her control-freak mother’s “plan” for high school success―cheerleading, student council, the Honor Society—until her life gets turned horribly, horribly upside down. Every bitchy text. Every bitchy email. Every lie, manipulation, and insult she’s ever said have been printed out and taped to all the lockers in school.