race, ancestry, place of origin, colour, ethnic origin, citizenship, creed, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, record of offences, marital status, family status, and disability.
To initiate a formal complaint, the complainant must complete, sign and date the formal complaint form and file it with the Office of Diversity and Human Rights within one year of the most recent alleged discriminatory or harassing behavior.
Yes you can. However, please note that both the Canadian and the Ontario Human Rights Tribunals will expect that you first try to resolve the issue where it took place –ie. on campus using internal processes.
University employees who are covered by a collective agreement or other policy with the University may have an obligation to file grievances within a specific period. In such cases, grievances, once filed, may be held in abeyance until such time as the formal complaint under the Human Rights Procedures has been resolved.
Upon the mutual consent of all of the parties to a matter, a grievance shall also be held in abeyance pending the resolution of a human rights concern or mediation process carried out under the Procedures.