Harassment and sexual abuse
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
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.
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.
TO EDUCATE ON HARASSMENT
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.
WEBINAR WITH L'APARTÉ: AGAINST HARASSMENT AND VIOLENCE IN THE CIRCUS ARTS