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Consent means an active, direct, voluntary, un-coerced, ongoing, unimpaired and conscious choice and agreement between individuals to engage in sexual activity. Consent can be withdrawn at any point.
Sexual Assault means any form of sexual contact without consent from all parties, and can include:
Sexual Harassment means a course of unwanted remarks, behaviours, or communications of a sexual nature and/or a course of unwanted remarks, behaviours or communications based on sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, or gender expression where the person responsible for the remarks, behaviours, or communications knows or ought reasonably to know that these are unwanted. It includes, but is not limited to:
Sexualized violence refers to any sexual act or act targeting a person's sexuality, whether the act is physical, verbal, or psychological in nature, which is committed, threatened or attempted against a person without the person's consent. Sexualized violence includes, but is not limited to:
We would like to acknowledge and thank the following whose materials assisted and contributed in the development of this website: Canadian Mental Health Association, Canadian Mental Health First Aid, Cornell University, Guelph University, More Feet on the Ground, Mirror Theatre, Simon Fraser University, Western University, Queen’s University, University of Lethbridge.