As members of ACTRA, we adhere to the principles and commitments contained in the ACTRA Toronto Human Rights Statement:
- Providing an environment for members that is free from harassment and discrimination based on the grounds prohibited by the Human Rights Code at all ACTRA Toronto sponsored activities;
- Fostering the goodwill and trust necessary to protect the rights of all individuals within the organization;
- Neither tolerating nor condoning behaviour that undermines the dignity or self-esteem of individuals; and
- Promoting mutual respect, understanding and co-operation as the basis of interaction among all members.
What is Harassment?
Harassment is defined as engaging in a course of vexatious comment or conduct that is known or ought reasonably to be known to be unwelcome.
ACTRA Toronto considers this to include intentional or unintentional comments or conduct that are offensive and demean an individual, cause personal humiliation, and/or threaten the personal well-being of an individual.