Taking back the 95: Commuters stand up to harasser on OC Transpo bus

Media Date: 25/04/2013
Type of Media: newspaper
Name of Media: Ottawa Citizen

Interviewer: Shaamini Yogaretnam

Interviewee: Julie S. Lalonde Role: Spokesperson for Hollaback! Ottawa

Article Information

Background There was an incident on the #95 bus where transit riders intervened to have a disruptive passenger removed from the bus.
Reason As community leaders on this issue who have been pushing for bystander intervention campaigns, Hollaback! Ottawa was asked to respond.
Comment We were delighted to see transit riders standing up against harassment and appreciated the opportunity to place this incident into the broader context of bystander intervention
Outcome A hater wrote a rebuttal.

http://www.ottawacitizen.com/opinion/op-ed/Harassment+mere+nuisance/8295937/story.html
Link to Article http://www.ottawacitizen.com/Taking+back+Commuters+stand+harasser+Transpo/8287329/story.html

 

Keywords: Hollaback, Ottawa, activism, harassment,