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BCIT is committed to providing a learning and working environment free from discrimination, bullying and harassment. Please read BCIT’s Policy 7507Harassment and Discrimination, for definitions of:

  • Discrimination as it applies to BCIT students and employees;
  • Harassment;
  • Sexual Harassment;
  • Personal Harassment;
  • Bullying and Harassment per WorkSafe BC.
Protected Characteristics

According to the British Columbia Human Rights Tribunal these are the Protected Characteristics:

  • Age
  • Ancestry
  • Colour
  • Family Status
  • Sex
  • Gender Identity
  • Gender Expression
  • Indigenous Identity
  • Marital Status
  • Mental or Physical Disability
  • Place of Origin
  • Political Belief (employment)
  • Race
  • Religion
  • Sexual Orientation
  • Lawful Source of Income (tenancy)
  • Unrelated Criminal or Summary Conviction (employment)

For more information please visit the BC Human Rights Commission site