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Code of Conduct

This is an inclusive space.

In accordance with York University's values of Respect, Equity, Diversity and Inclusivity, Vanier College Productions is committed to ensuring that this space is free from discrimination and harassment as protected under York University's policies and the Ontario Human Rights Code. There is no tolerance for discriminatory or harassing behaviours, in-person or online.


Discrimination is unfair or differential treatment based on a protected ground under the Ontario Human Rights Code including the following:

  • Age
  • Religion (Creed)
  • Disability
  • Race
  • Gender expression
  • Sex
  • Gender identity
  • Sexual orientation


Harassment includes behaviour(s) or comment(s) based on any of the protected grounds under the Ontario Human Rights Code that puts down, insults, offends and/or stigmatizes an individual or group. This often leads to the creation of a hostile, toxic and fearful environment. Harassment can take many forms including but not limited to:

  • Indirect remarks or innuendo
  • Inappropriate physical contact
  • Unwanted sexual advances
  • Belittling speech about an individual or group
  • Stereotyping
  • Distasteful, scornful jokes
  • Isolation or shunning
  • Abusive insults
  • Threats or intimidation
  • Harm to or destruction of property
  • Physical attack

Support is Available

If you experience or witness harassment and/or discrimination of any kind or have questions about such behaviours, please call:

  • Security 416-736-5333 (Urgent Matters); 416-650-8000 (Non-Urgent Matters)
  • The Centre for Sexual Violence Response, Support & Education 416-736-5211
  • Centre for Human Rights, Equity & Inclusion 416-736-5682 (Mon–Fri, 8:30am–4:30pm)
  • Faculty of LA&PS 416-736-5220 (Mon–Fri, 8:30am–4:30pm)
  • Vanier College Productions Staff 416-736-2100 ext. 40023 or as posted