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Funding needed for front line 'Stop a bully' programs

Stopabully.ca creator Trevor Knowlton says more funding is needed for front line programs, like his, that help kids and their schools stop bullying. (Contributed by: stopabully.ca)

An Okanagan website has been overwhelmed after the death of a Vancouver teenager.

Amanda Todd committed suicide after posting a video describing how she was mercilessly bullied and shunned at school.

Stopabully.ca allows students to anonymously report bullying and forward details to their school principals.

Trevor Knowlton is a teacher at Summerland Secondary School and is the founder of the Stop A Bully website. He says he's pleased with the issue is getting attention in Ottawa, but is calling for more funding for front line programs.

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