Mitchell, Peter Jon
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Peter Jon Mitchell is a senior researcher with the Institute of Marriage and Family Canada in Ottawa and the author of the recent report Ontario's Equity and Inclusive Education Strategy Reviewed.



Fighting bullying starts at home

When an elementary school student came home from class dressed head-to-toe in pink - more pink than usual - her father asked her about it. It was pink T-shirt day, an anti-bullying awareness initiative. When asked what she learned, she replied, "Wear pink and don't bully. That's it, Dad." Clear enough, but surely the school administration hoped more had sunk in.

Date posted: 2014-05-08

Save up to marry or marry to save up?

How ironic that the day set aside to honor Dr. King is only a few days before the anniversary of the Supreme Court's Roe v. Wade anniversary. What would he say?

Date posted: 2014-01-22

Bullying: governments can diagnose, but they can't cure

The Ontario government has vastly over-estimated its ability to solve problems like school bullying. Don't families have a role in this?

Date posted: 2012-03-08