Leaside Curling Club is fully committed to providing a Club environment that ensures all individuals are treated with respect and dignity, and that membership activities are free of harassment and provides for the equal treatment of all members.
This policy applies to all directors, officers, volunteers, athletes, officials, members and any contractors or employees of LCC. Actions, jokes, or comments based on an individual’s race, gender, sexual orientation, age, ethnicity, religion, or other legally protected characteristic will not be tolerated and the Board of Directors of the club will strictly enforce this policy.
Under the Constitution of the Club, members of the Board are elected bi-annually by a free vote of all members present at the Annual General Meeting. The Board is responsible to its members for providing a club environment that is free of harassment, and the timely investigation of reported incidents of harassment, regardless of who may bring forth complaints.
Membership in the Club is open to the general public who will be provided with a copy of this policy at the time of joining the club. Each year, the Board will make a formal commitment to uphold the harassment and equal opportunity policies of the Club at the AGM.
Policy Review and Complaint Procedures
Our harassment and equal opportunity policy and complaint procedures will be prominently posted in the Club and will be reviewed regularly to ensure they actively continue to encourage full participation by all members of Leaside Curling Club.