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Ontario Tech acknowledges the lands and people of the Mississaugas of Scugog Island First Nation.

We are thankful to be welcome on these lands in friendship. The lands we are situated on are covered by the Williams Treaties and are the traditional territory of the Mississaugas, a branch of the greater Anishinaabeg Nation, including Algonquin, Ojibway, Odawa and Pottawatomi. These lands remain home to many Indigenous nations and peoples.

We acknowledge this land out of respect for the Indigenous nations who have cared for Turtle Island, also called North America, from before the arrival of settler peoples until this day. Most importantly, we acknowledge that the history of these lands has been tainted by poor treatment and a lack of friendship with the First Nations who call them home.

This history is something we are all affected by because we are all treaty people in Canada. We all have a shared history to reflect on, and each of us is affected by this history in different ways. Our past defines our present, but if we move forward as friends and allies, then it does not have to define our future.

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Resources

For more support and information about bullying in the workplace, visit the following links:  

Canada: Public Health Services

A number of individuals have reported a number of mental health issues associated with workplace bully that vary in intensity and frequency. The site below offers a number of resources for mental health across Canada, including hotlines.

Workplace bullying

Canada

  • Canadian Centre of Occupational Health and Safety (OSH): FAQ on workplace bullying
    Presented in an easy-to-read question-and-answer format, OSH Answers covers an extensive range of topics in workplace health and safety, from hazards to diseases to ergonomics to workplace promotion. These topics are based on questions the Inquiries Service has received from workers, their families, health and safety committee members, employers, occupational hygienists, safety professionals, doctors, nurses and other health-care professionals, government officials, lawyers, the media, and the general public over the years. The number of fact sheets continues to grow as inquirers raise new questions and topics. This link takes you to the FAQs focused on workplace bullying.

  • Canada Safety Council: Working with a bully
    The Canada Safety Council (CSC) is an independent, knowledge-based, charitable organization dedicated to the cause of safety. It provides national leadership in safety through information, education and collaboration. As a not-for-profit, non-government organization, the Council draws upon the dedication and commitment of its directors, committee members and instructors. Contributions from corporate and individual members enable a small professional staff to maintain programming and respond to inquiries from the public, professionals, the media and others. This specific link takes you to CSC's page focusing on workplace bullying.

  • Canadian Red Cross: In the workplace
    This link provides resources on violence, abuse, and abuse prevention specifically in the workplace.

  • Employment and Social Development Canada: Sexual harassment and violence in the workplace
    This link directs readers to a PDF outlining findings of a report on violence and sexual harassment in the workplace. With this report, the Government of Canada says it is taking action to ensure that federal workplaces are free from harassment and sexual violence. The authors consulted Canadians over the last year to find out how violence and harassment are currently treated in workplaces under federal jurisdiction and how the approach could be strengthened.

Alberta

Ontario

  • Ontario Ministry of Labour: Workplace Violence and Workplace HarassmentEveryone should be able to work in a safe and healthy workplace. The Occupational Health and Safety Act sets out roles and responsibilities of workplace parties with respect to workplace violence and workplace harassment, including developing and implementing policies and programs and providing information and instruction on these.

  • Workers Health and Safety Centre: Workplace violence resources

Additional resources