Stop Cyberbullying in Ontario Day Act, 2020, S.O. 2020, c. 20Skip to content
|current||September 24, 2020 – (e-Laws currency date)|
Stop Cyberbullying in Ontario Day Act, 2020
Consolidation Period: From September 24, 2020 to the e-Laws currency date.
Cyberbullying consists of electronic communication that, directly or indirectly, causes or is likely to cause harm to another individual’s physical or mental health and wellbeing. It can include intimidation, threats and harassment and can have significant and lifelong negative effects on children and adults.
Ontario has seen an increase in cases of cyberbullying. Stop Cyberbullying in Ontario Day will increase awareness of the problem of cyberbullying and help lead to its prevention. It will help give children and adults the tools they need to protect themselves from cyberbullying by encouraging discussion in schools and workplaces.
Therefore, Her Majesty, by and with the advice and consent of the Legislative Assembly of the Province of Ontario, enacts as follows:
Stop Cyberbullying in Ontario Day
1 The third Friday of June in each year is proclaimed as Stop Cyberbullying in Ontario Day.
2 Omitted (provides for coming into force of provisions of this Act).
3 Omitted (enacts short title of this Act).