Quebec unveils new anti-bullying tool

The Quebec government is unveiling a new website to help it in its fight against bullying and intimidation.

The site is asking Quebecers to fill out a questionnaire anonymously, and the results will be used to help inform the National Assembly's approach to the problem.

Family minister Francine Charbonneau says bullying and intimidation are societal problems that need to be addressed in a comprehensive manner.

The website is being touted as a portal where Quebecers can express themselves about the issues, and where legislators can get different points of view on them.

Charbonneau says the questionnaires will provide useful insights into people who see, feel and suffer from abuse.

"There's a fine line between bullying and being something else, between pushing around and becoming a violent partner, between being a bad boss and a bullying boss," she said. "So what we're trying to figure out is, where does that fine line touch us, and what can we do before that line touches us? Before it becomes something else, what can we do?"

The website can be found at intimidation.gouv.qc.ca.

It will be up until November 30.

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  1. Ryan posted on 07/10/2014 09:20 PM
    There's no English section.
    I didn't realize that there's so much bullying going on in the Francophone community and no bullying at all in the Anglophone community.
  2. More BS posted on 07/12/2014 08:19 AM
    Start with the oqlf who pester and pick on hard working store owners .
    Lead by example and bullying will be reduced.
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