Safer Internet Day (February 10, 2015)
Every February, people from around the world join forces for ‘Safer Internet Day’ to promote the safe and responsible use of online technology and mobile phones, especially among children and youth.
Check out our resources to help protect you and your family.
Tools for Adults – Know more than your kids!
- Internet Savvy: online tutorials on how to keep children and youth safe online
- Internet Safety Fact Sheet for Parents
- Tips for Teachers
ALERT’s Internet Child Exploitation (ICE) teams investigate the online sexual exploitation of children. Through public education they teach people how to safely navigate the Internet and protect youth from sexual predators.
Resources for Youth
- Badguypatrol.ca: an interactive site for 5 to 10 year olds, teaching critical Internet safety skills through fun games
- S-Teamheroes.ca: an interactive, online game that shows kids how to deal with bullies
- Cyberbullying prevention tips for youth
General Internet Safety Sites
- BeWebAware: a national, bilingual public education program on Internet safety
- Internet Shopping: tips to protect yourself and your personal information while shopping online
- Internet and Mobile Devices Safety and Social Media Tips: learn how to protect your privacy when using mobile devices and social networking sites
- Stop Hating Online: Government of Canada’s cyberbullying prevention ad. Learn what online behaviour is against the law
- Cybertip.ca: Canada’s tipline to report the online sexual exploitation of children
- Gary Cornfield, Q.C. with Alberta Justice and Solicitor General talks about Cyberbullying, how it affects us and what you can do to help stop bullying