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February 25th Is Pink Shirt Day In Canada—A Campaign To End Bullying.

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Pink Shirt Day is a Canadian social campaign to end bullying.

This fantastic campaign idea came from two incredible high school students from Nova Scotia who wore pink shirts to school in an effort to support a fellow student who was being bullied for wearing a pink shirt.
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This fantastic campaign idea came from two incredible high school students from Nova Scotia who wore pink shirts to school in an effort to support a fellow student who was being bullied for wearing a pink shirt.

On February 25th, people across Canada donned pink shirts to raise awareness and bring an end to bullying.

Pink shirt supporters in Nanaimo, BC.
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Pink shirt supporters in Nanaimo, BC.

#PinkShirtDay was trending on Twitter, and people were showing their support.

Or, you know, the entire city of Vancouver.
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Or, you know, the entire city of Vancouver.

Politicians got on board.

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And people opened up about their encounters with bullying—on both sides.

Those who were bullied.
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Those who were bullied.

And those who would like make amends.
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And those who would like make amends.

Pink Shirt Day definitely started a dialogue about bullying.

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Let's hope that dialogue continues and we show each other how we can help instead of hurt.

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#StopBullying

We can do this, Canada.
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We can do this, Canada.

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