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Online Harms: Online Safety Resources

Helping kids stay safe while online is something many families are concerned about. It can be difficult to stay up to date with new technology and how to best protect your kids. Cybertip.ca offers information about the ever-changing online interests of children, the potential risks they face, and proactive strategies to help keep your child/youth safe while online.

For Parents

  • Cybertip.ca Alerts

    Cybertip.ca Alerts are notifications sent out to inform the public of concerning technology trends and new resources designed to increase children’s personal safety.
  • ProtectKidsOnline.ca

    This site regularly gleans information from Cybertip.ca to help parents stay informed about age-specific interests of young people, the risks they face online, and proactive strategies for helping to make their child’s online experiences safer.

For Kids

  • Zoe & Molly Online

    This interactive series gives kids an opportunity to have some fun exploring what it means to be safe while playing games online using comics, quizzes and more.

For Youth

  • NeedHelpNow.ca

    This resource offers teens important information and guidance on how to stop the spread of intimate images or videos, and provides support along the way.
  • DontGetSextorted.ca

    This site not only educates tweens and teens about what sextortion is and how it can happen, but also provides a unique way to prevent it: downloadable naked mole rat gifs and memes.