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Harassment and sexual abuse 

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For emergency assistance, call the toll-free help line for victims of sexual assault: 514-933-9007 (in the Montreal area) and 1-888-933-9007 (throughout Quebec).


FREE AND CONFIDENTIAL RESOURCES



Juripop
Free and confidential legal services to any person who is an ally or who has experienced or witnessed sexual or psychological harassment at work or violence of a sexual nature.

L'Aparté - 450-396-9449 / 1-833-LAPARTÉ
Offers initial assistance to all persons in the cultural milieu who are subject to or have witnessed harassment (psychological or sexual) or violence in the workplace (sexual assault).

Crime Victims Assistance Centre - 1-866-LE CAVAC
Offers front-line services to any crime victim or witness, whether the perpetrator of the crime has been identified, apprehended, prosecuted or convicted.

Help and Information Center on Sexual Harassment in the Workplace (GAIHST) - 514-526-0789
Helps individuals who have been subjected to sexual and/or psychological harassment at work. (View the Powerpoint presentation(french) of the Webinar Against Harassment and Violence in the Circus)

Regroupement québécois des Centres d’aide et de lutte contre les agressions à caractère sexuel – 514-529-5252 / 1-888-933-9007
Counts many help centres for women across 16 regions of Quebec and fights againts sexual assault.

Canadian Women's Foundation – 1-866-293-4483
For a list of support services across Canada and in each of the provinces and territories.

Alix - Review, support, action
Information and awareness-raising tools, support resources and activities to address the violence experienced by people from LGBTQ+ communities.


TO EDUCATE ON HARASSMENT



stopharassment.ca
Free online digital training on harassment in the workplace. The objective of this three-part training is to understand and recognize what harassment is in order to prevent, better manage and ultimately contribute to the elimination of acts of harassment through the acquisition of common basics.

Respected workplaces in the arts
A collection of resources, training and informative webcasts on harassment legislation by province and territory, compiled by the Cultural Human Resources Council (CHRC). The trainers come from different parts of the country and the sector.

RESOURCES FOR EMPLOYERS



Government of Canada

As of January 1, 2021, the federal anti-harassment and violence legislation, along with the supporting regulations, will come into force. It will ensure employers in federally regulated industries prevent harassment and violence in their workplaces. For more information on how employers must protect their employees from workplace harassment and violence, consult the requirements for employers.

Commission des normes, de l'équité, de la santé et de la sécurité du travail
Many ressources for employers and employees including an information kit.

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RESOURCES OF THE CRIME VICTIM ASSISTANCE CENTRE (CAVAC) 


CAVACs provide front-line services to anyone who is a victim of crime and their family members, as well as witnesses to crime. CAVAC assistance is available whether or not the perpetrator of the crime is identified, arrested, prosecuted or convicted.

- CAVAC's Powepoint presentation at the Webinar: Against harassment and violence in the circus environment with En Piste. (in French)

• Trained to support you (general information up to date, in French)

• Talk about it (possible consequences of a criminal act, in French)

• CAVAC Network YouTube Channel

• CAVAC application: It contains all kinds of information, including tools to reduce anxiety.


POWERPOINT PRESENTATION FROM WEBINARS


Webinar with l'Aparté : Against harassment and violence in the circus arts

RESOURCES OF THE ORDER OF CERTIFIED HUMAN RESOURCES ADVISORS (CHRA)


• A Guide to Harassment-Free Workplaces (in French)

• Guide - What to do if you have a harassment complaint? (in French)

• 14 resources on sexual harassment (in French)

• 64 resources on psychological harassment (in French)

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