Filing a complaint
Need to talk or file a complaint?
The Human Rights Office provides advice to all members of the University of Ottawa community who require information on harassment, discrimination or related University policies and procedures. A trained professional is available to provide guidance and lend an ear in a highly confidential and professional environment.
Harassment and discrimination complaints are treated confidentially under the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act. When a complaint is filed, an internal investigation is launched, as set out in the complainant’s collective agreement or the resource centre’s procedures.
No action will be taken if you consult a resource centre, and then decide not to file a complaint or pursue the matter.