All forms of harassment, bullying and discrimination will not be tolerated in Campus Housing.
NSCC defines harassment Abusive, unfair, or demeaning treatment, consisting of words or actions that disparage or cause humiliation, offense or embarrassment to a person or group of persons that is known or ought reasonably to be known to be unwelcome.
Harassment may consist of a repeated or persistent pattern of behaviours, direct or indirect, that when taken together constitute harassment; or a single act of sufficient severity to constitute harassment in its own right. Harassment can include, but is not limited to, comments or conduct based upon any of the characteristics protected under the Nova Scotia Human Rights Act.
Offensive, abusive, intimidating, or insulting behaviour which makes the recipient feel upset, threatened, humiliated and/or vulnerable, which undermines the recipient’s self-confidence and/or reduces their feelings of self-esteem and self-worth.
Making a distinction, whether intentional or not, based upon a characteristic or perceived characteristic protected under the Human Rights Act.
Discrimination includes action, behaviour, or attitudes, which could or ought reasonably to be known to offend or deny fair treatment based upon the protected characteristics set out in the Nova Scotia Human Rights Act, RSNS 1989, c 214