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PD Complaints Process

  • Potential to Appeal

    If you are not satisfied with the outcome of a complaint that has been investigated through the process outlined in steps 1 – 4, you may request a review by writing to the Office of the Vice-Provost, Students within twenty (20) days of being notified of the result.

  • Step 4

    An equity officer, in consultation with senior administration, will decide whether to conduct an investigation, and in the case that an investigation proceeds, the scope of the investigation will be set out. The decision will be advised by theGoverning Council Statement on Prohibited Discrimination and Discriminatory Harassment

  • Step 3

    If the issue remains unresolved, you have the option to file a formal complaint. Set your complaint in writing and deliver it to an equity office. An equity officer will speak with you about available options and resources that may best be suited to your concerns. If an investigation is determined to be warranted, you will […]

  • Step 2

    If a resolution is not achieved, discuss your concern with administrative officers responsible for the department or division (e.g., Chair/Dean of Faculty/Department, Dean of Students). An informal resolution may be achieved here. If not, proceed to Step 3.

  • Step 1

    Raise your concern or complaint with the individual(s) who you believe engaged in discrimination/harassment (if possible). An informal resolution may be achieved here. If not, proceed to Step 2.