Discrimination and harassment are prohibited at Atlantic Canada Language Academy and constitute punishable offenses under this policy.
Atlantic Canada Language Academy is committed to safeguarding its students and employees against all forms of discrimination during lessons, additional study, organized activities and whilst based in our accommodation.
Discrimination and harassment are serious human rights issues.
Prohibited grounds of discrimination include:
-Place of origin
-Receipt of public assistance
-Record of offenses (provincial offenses or pardoned federal offenses)
Discrimination is defined as making “a distinction, whether intentional or not, based on a characteristic, or perceived characteristic, such as those listed above, that disadvantages an individual or imposes burdens or obligations.
Atlantic Canada Language Academy abides by the Human Rights Act and the Nova Scotia Human Rights Commission. If you witness or suspect discrimination, please report it to us in confidence.