Prevention of Discrimination and Harassment

  • George Brown College is one of the most diverse colleges in Canada and is committed to promoting and providing an equitable environment for students and employees. It encourages community access and participation in all aspects of college life. The George Brown College Human Rights Discrimination and Harassment Policy talks about these commitments and identifies rights and responsibilities for all members of the college community. The full text of the Human Rights Discrimination and Harassment Policy can be found on the George Brown College Diversity, Equity and Human Rights Services web page.
  • The rights of all college members are protected by the Ontario Human Rights Code, the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act and George Brown College policies. Copies of these documents are available in every Library Learning Commons at the college.
  • George Brown College has strict policies that prohibit discrimination or harassment in any form based on race, colour, place of origin, ethnic origin, citizenship, ancestry, creed, sex, marital status, family status, age, disability, sexual orientation, record of offences, being in receipt of public assistance and socio-economic class. If you feel harassed or discriminated against by staff, faculty, administration or other students, keep careful notes about the incident and then contact your Continuing Education department chair, the Diversity, Equity and Human Rights Services advisors at 416-415-5000, ext. 4609, 4646 , 4715 or 5385, or campus security. The college is prepared to take steps to prevent incidents of harassment or discrimination.