Dr. Joti Samra interviewed by Global BC1 Re: Toronto girls hockey league tells coaches they cannot touch players on the bench — not even on the helmet

(Natalie Alcoba | February 3, 2015)   A Toronto girls hockey league has told coaches they cannot touch players on the bench — not even on their helmets — in a zero-tolerance policy that critics say may be doing more harm than good.   Following a complaint about a congratulations doled out by a volunteer [...]

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Video featuring two children explaining ‘how to kill your teacher’ sparks B.C. school board investigation

(Julie Chadwick, Postmedia News | January 21, 2015)   An online video featuring two children offering crude instructions on “how to kill your teacher” is under investigation by the Nanaimo-Ladysmith school district.   The video, posted on YouTube approximately a week ago, features two young boys displaying what appear to be toy guns and discussing [...]

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Dr. Joti Samra interviewed on CTV Morning Live on how to Deal with Difficult Relatives over the Holidays

How to Deal with Difficult Relatives over the Holiday Season

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Dr. Joti Samra interviewed by News 1130 – More “lone wolf” attacks expected: Foreign Affairs and Defense Expert

(Joanne Abshire October 23, 2014)   VANCOUVER (NEWS1130) – A Foreign Affairs and Defense expert says more acts of “terror” like in Ottawa are expected. SFU Professor Douglas Ross says there are several hundred young men identified by CSIS or the RCMP as radicals, and about 90 of them had their passports taken away.   [...]

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Dr. Samra Interviewed by Andrew Chang, CBC News on how ‘Repeated Exposure’ to movie sex, violence can Desensitize Parents: study

(CBC News)   Parents who have “repeated exposure” to sex and violence in movies can become desensitized, and more likely to let their children watch graphic content, indicates a new U.S. study.   The research, from the Annenberg Public Policy Center (APPC) at the University of Pennsylvania, also found desensitization could lead to escalating violence in movies rated PG-13.   The findings were [...]

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