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The Ontario legislature passed a resolution yesterday to recognize the third week of November as Bullying Awareness and Prevention Week.

Conservative education critic Elizabeth Witmer, who introduced the resolution, said it will entail raising awareness among students and teachers on bullying.

Recently, two separate lawsuits were launched against two Ontario school boards in which mothers alleged teachers and school administrators failed to protect their children from bullies.

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Kate Hammer started her journalism career in New York, chasing crime and breaking news for The New York Times. She came to the Globe and Mail in 2008 to do much of the same and ended up investigating allegations of animal cruelty and mismanagement at the Toronto Humane Society. More

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