STOP A BULLY is a registered national charity and Canada-wide anti-bullying program developed in 2009 by a B.C. teacher which allows any student who is a victim or witness of bullying and cyberbullying to be able to safely report the details to school officials. Any student, at any school in Canada, can use this reporting service which is provided at no cost to all students and schools. The Stop A Bully program helps increase bullying awareness & accountability within schools to allow officials to be more proactive in preventing serious incidents of bullying. Stop A Bully provides schools with critical information to be proactive in assisting all students who are witness, target and perpetrator of school bullying.

Our Impact Why We Exist

STOP A BULLY strives to promote and enhance social wellness among youth by empowering them to address bullying. STOP A BULLY is committed to providing any student, parent or educator opportunity to report bullying and cyberbullying in a safe and anonymous manner by giving them an effective online reporting system. STOP A BULLY aims to enhance and foster a schools ability to address bullying incidents in a proactive and timely manner by providing detailed reports of bullying incidents, as well as education and prevention strategies.

Our Story What We Do

STOP A BULLY was launched by a teacher at Summerland Secondary School after an incident at the school in May 2009. Since that launch the program has grown steadily across Canada, including here in the Okanagan Valley. STOP A BULLY has also been recognized by the Federal Government in being invited to testify at the Senate Committee for Human Rights and the Prime Minister's Teaching Award for the founding teacher. Highlights of STOP A BULLY: 2009 (May 7) School bullying incident initiates a B.C. teacher to create Stop A Bully and launches four days later. 2011 (Aug 15) Stop A Bully is registered as a national non-profit organization with full Board of Directors. 2012 (Feb) Stop A Bully is listed in one of the recommendations to the government in the major Nova Scotia Cyberbullying Report. 2012 (Apr 30) Stop A Bully testifies at the Senate Committee of Human Rights for the Federal Government Cyberbullying Report. 2012 (Sept) NHK Japan TV travels to schools in Quebec and British Columbia to film a documentary on successes of Stop A Bully. 2012 (Oct) Founding teacher of Stop A Bully receives the Prime Minister's Teaching Award 2012 (Oct 30) Senator Nancy Greene Raine stands to speak of Stop A Bully in the Canadian Senate 2013 (July) Stop A Bully receives registered national charity status 2013 (Aug) STOP A BULLY launches national PINK WRIST Campaign (

Our Programs How We Do It

STOP A BULLY is the only national youth service in Canada which allows any student, at any school, to safely report incidents of bullying and cyberbullying to school officials. We provide this service at no cost to all students and schools. Schools may also join STOP A BULLY as a 'member school' to make it easier for their students to make reports and more efficient for the Principal to receive them. Member schools are also able to order our materials to help introduce the program to their student population.

What You Can Do

STOP A BULLY helps any student across Canada to report bullying and cyberbullying to school officials.


Trevor Knowlton
Charitable Number: 847481306RR0001

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