2019 Gender and Harassment Advisory Committee Annual Report - L Division


The L Division Gender and Harassment Advisory Committee (GHAC) has met on two occasions in 2018: February 13, 2018 and October 10, 2018.


The L Division GHAC identified education as its priority.

Current status

  • To increase inclusion and remove categorization of employees, name plates which adorn the walls in the Headquarters building no longer include category of employee or rank. All employees, regardless of category of employee (COE) or rank, are equally identified as belonging to the specific unit
  • Research done in relation to education and awareness for safe spaces and inclusion. See next steps.
  • Regarding harassment education, training was given to all COEs regarding respectful workplace; 30% of employees were trained. The presentation focused on the rights and responsibilities of all employees to ensure respectful workplace for all.
  • Mi'Kmaq Cultural competency training was given to all COEs (approximately 25%). The training was provided by the Mi'Kmaq Confederacy of PEI (MCPEI).
  • Participation and awareness was undertaken with PEI PRIDE.

Next steps

  • Presentation to be delivered to Divisional supervisors, non-commissioned officers: "Leadership and Organizational Integrity" by Dr. Stephen Maguire on January 30, 2018.
  • Presentation to be given in early 2019 regarding the safe spaces initiative. The presentation focuses on acceptance and inclusion.
  • Respectful workplace session to be re-offered to employees.
  • Eagle Feather partnership with MCPEI to be launched and available by Spring of 2019.


  • Training and education offered across the organization
  • Recruitment strategies
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