Sexual Harassment Resources

Canada Labour Code

Government  of Canada, Employer and Social Development Canada. Information about sexual harassment. 2020.

Canadian Women’s Foundation – The Canadian Women’s Foundation is Canada’s public foundation for diverse women and girls. Offers information on a number of issues affecting women and girls.

Canadian Resource Centre for Victims of Crime – Offers support, research and education to survivors and stakeholders.

Ending Violence Association of Canada  – EVA is a national non-profit organization whose main purpose is to educate and respond to gender based violence at the national level.

Victim Justice Network – Promote access to justice information, innovation and resources through an online network for victims of crime.

Tech Without Violence – Resources to help prevent, respond to and support individuals experiencing online gender-based violence or harassment—known as cyberviolence.

Native Women’s Association of Canada – Provides support and resources for Indigenous women on a variety of issues, including sexual violence.

DAWN Canada – Provides information and resources for disabled women in Canada.

Canadian Association of Sexual Assault Centres – A cross-Canadian group of sexual assault centers working to combat sexual violence against women. Includes a directory of centers by province.

Canadian Human Rights Tribunal – Deals with complaints related to violations by federal government departments and agencies, and other federally regulated employers. 

Provincial Resources

Includes resources related to sexual harassment hotlines, sexual assault centers, and legal assistance.

One Line for Sexual Violence: 1-866-403-8000

Alberta Human Rights Commission – Responsible for handling human rights complaints in Alberta and providing related public education.

Centre for Public Legal Education Alberta – Provides providing plain-language legal information and legal referrals.

Sexual Assault Centre of Edmonton – Support people impacted by sexual violence and engage communities to promote respect and uphold a culture of consent.

Central Alberta Sexual Assault Support Centre - Provides sexual violence counseling and education in the Central Alberta region.

Calgary Counselling Centre - Provides counselling services to the Calgary area.

VictimLink: 1-800-563-0808 (email: VictimLinkBC@bc211.ca)

B.C. Human Rights Clinic – Provides free representation to complainants who have cases before the BC Human Rights Tribunal on a province-wide basis.

B.C. Human Rights Tribunal – Responsible for handling human rights complaints in B.C.

Ending Violence Association B.C. - Works to coordinate and support the work of victim-serving and other anti-violence programs. Includes the SHARP Workplaces program which provides legal advice and education to employers and employees.

Klinic Sexual Assault Crisis Line: 1-888-292-7565 or 204-786-8686

Manitoba Human Rights Commission – Responsible for handling human rights complaints in Manitoba.

Community Legal Education Association – Non-profit providing legal information and referrals.

Government of Manitoba's Sexual Violence Resource List – A list of provincial counselling, legal, cultural, and health services.

Emergency Social Services: 1-888-933-9007

New Brunswick Human Rights Commission – Responsible for handling human rights complaints in New Brunswick.

Public Legal Education and Information Service of New Brunswick – Provides educational resources on harassment.

Sexual Violence New Brunswick – Provides information, support, and counselling to those affected by sexual violence.

Sexual Assault Crisis Line 24 Hour: (709) 726-1411

Newfoundland and Labrador Human Rights Commission – Responsible for handling human rights complaints in Newfoundland and Labrador.

Public Legal Information Association of Newfoundland and Labrador – Provides educational resources and legal referrals.

NL Sexual Assault Crisis and Prevention Centre – Offers supports and services to anyone impacted by sexual violence.

The Sexual Assault and Harassment Phone Line: 1-902-425-1066

List of Nova Scotia Sexual Assault Center Hotlines

Nova Scotia Human Rights Commission – Responsible for handling human rights complaints in Nova Scotia.

Legal Information Society of Nova Scotia – Provides educational resources and legal referrals.

Break The Silence Nova Scotia –  Find information, resources, services and supports across Nova Scotia on sexual violence.

Nunavut Victim Services: 1-866-456-521

Nunavut Kamatsiaqtut Help Line: Iqaluit, 867-979-3333 | Anywhere in Canada, 1-800-265-3333

Nunavut Human Rights Tribunal – Responsible for handling human rights complaints in Nunavut.

Government of Nunavut: Harassment Free Workplace

Assaulted Women's Helpline: 1‑866‑863‑0511

Femaide (French/Services en français): 1-877-336-2433

Ontario Human Rights Tribunal – Responsible for handling human rights complaints in Ontario.

Ontario Human Rights Legal Support Centre – Provides legal filing assistance, and legal representation to qualifying individuals.

Ontario Human Rights Commission – Promote and defends human rights.

Ontario Women's Justice Network

Government of Ontario: Let’s stop sexual harassment and violence

Counselling Request Line: 902-368-8055, or toll free 1-888-368-8055

Prince Edward Island Human Rights Commission – Responsible for handling human rights complaints in PEI.

Community Legal Information Association of PEI – Provides legal information and resources.

Prince Edward Island Rape and Sexual Assault Centre

List of Crisis Lines in Saskatchewan

Saskatchewan Human Rights Commission – Responsible for handling human rights complaints in Saskatchewan.

Saskatchewan Occupational Health and Safety – Harassment is also covered by the Saskatchewan Employment Act, which allows for a different complaint process.

Sexual Assault Services of Saskatchewan – Provides support and advocacy for those affected by sexual violence in Saskatchewan.

Regina Sexual Assault Centre

VictimLink: 1-800-563-0808 (email: VictimLinkBC@bc211.ca)

Yukon Human Rights Commission: – Responsible for handling human rights complaints in Yukon.

Yukon Public Legal Education Association – Provides legal education and a legal information hotline.