Please consult the documents below issued by INRS to prevent and combat harassment and sexual violence and published by the Quebec government on rights, dignity and respect for people in study environments and the workplace.
The INRS Harassment, Discrimination, and Incivility Policy was adopted on April 19, 2016, and amended on April 18, 2018, because it covered sexual harassment (link), which now falls under the INRS Sexual Violence Policy. The objectives of the Harassment, Discrimination, and Incivility Policy are to:
The INRS Sexual Violence Policy was adopted on December 4, 2018, by the INRS Board of Directors. It covers sexual harassment and all aspects of sexual violence. The objectives of the INRS Sexual Violence Policy are to:
On December 8, 2017, the government of Quebec passed the Act to prevent and fight sexual violence in higher education institutions.
The act stipulates that every higher education institution must adopt a separate sexual violence policy before January 1, 2019, and implement it by September 1, 2019, at the latest, to provide healthy, safe and respectful study and work environments.
The Permanent Committee responsible for drawing up, revising and monitoring the Policy. The members appointed on Septembre 10, 2020, are:
The Institutional Committee, which is made up of representatives of the university community in each centre. It is responsible for implementing prevention measures that will ensure a healthy work and study environment free of sexual violence. The members appointed on December 4, 2018, are:
Centre Eau Terre Environnement :
Centre Urbanisation Culture Société :
Centre Armand-Frappier Santé Biotechnologie :
Centre Énergie Matériaux Télécommunications :