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Is passing Bill C-13 the best way to curb cyberbullying in Canada? - May 16, 2014

If passed, the Online Crime Act would change the way we deal with internet crime. Some say the proposal groups together crimes that have little to do with each other. Others say we need to act fast to protect our kids from cyberbullying.

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