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#ABetterNet: Social Media's Unintended Consequences for Children & Youth. Office of the Provincial Advocate for Children and Youth - May 12, 2014 - Toronto, ON
Webcast of the event is now available on the Munk School of Global Affairs website
Description of event:
The internet is here to stay. The benefits, and dangers, of children and youth spending time online are well documented. From video calls with distant family members to cyberbullying, a web connected world is the reality for many children and youth and their caregivers today. The panel will explore the unintended consequences of social media.
The expert panel shared their ideas and engaged in an interactive Q & A with the audience.
Panel consists of:
Dr. Ann Cavoukian, Information and Privacy Commissioner of Ontario
Raffi Cavoukian, C.M., singer, author, lecturer, and founder of Centre for Child Honouring
Sandy Garossino, Red Hood Project
Kwaku Aygemang, The Students Commission of Canada
Moderator: Irwin Elman, Provincial Advocate for Children and Youth of Ontario