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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 (refers to age 19+)
  • Criminal Conviction (is only applicable for employment related issues )
  • Family and Marital Status
  • Disability
  • Gender Expression and Identity
  • Race, Colour, Ancestry, and Place of Origin
  • Political Belief
  • Religion
  • Sex
  • Sexual Orientation
  • Source of Income

For more information please visit the BC Human Rights Commission site