HARASSMENT
The Brantford Harlequins RFC is a club that believes that inclusion and a harassment free sporting environment is the essence of the club's core values and principles. If you have any concerns within the club, never hesitate to contact any one of the executive members to discuss any/all concerns you may have.

Harassment

3.13.1 Rugby Ontario is committed to providing an environment free of harassment on the basis of race, national or ethnic origin, colour, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, family status or disability.
3.13.2 All Members of Rugby Ontario shall formally adopt this Harassment policy.
3.13.3 Any registrant who has encountered any form of harassment may file a formal written complaint to the RO office.
3.13.4 This policy applies to incidents which occur between individuals associated with Rugby Ontario during the course of Rugby Ontario activities.
3.13.5 This policy does not apply to: (i) Incidents in the workplace, which are covered in Rugby Ontario’s Human Resources Policy and Procedures; (ii) Incidents involving individuals in clubs, Branch Unions and rugby facilities who receive remuneration as defined by the Income Tax Act. The organizations which hire them are responsible for maintaining a harassment-free environment in accordance with the Employment Standards Act and OHRC regulations; (iii)Incidents on and off the field of play which are covered in sections 7.4-7.6.
3.13.6 Retaliation against an individual or associate of an individual who filed a complaint or participated in any procedure under this policy will be treated as harassment and eligible for the filing of a further complaint.

Inclusion
Sport plays a major role in promoting the inclusion of all groups in society. Brantford Harlequins and Rugby Ontario is committed to inclusive and available sport to all Ontarians.
Brantford Harlequins and Rugby Ontario is committed to the achievement of sport equity and equal opportunity, including the establishment and maintenance of an organizational and sport environment where by all registrants have the opportunity to contribute to the sport to their maximum potential.
Brantford Harlequins and Rugby Ontario is committed to the principle and practice of fair and equitable allocation of resources and opportunities and to encourage participation by all Ontarians regardless of race, and ancestry, place of origin, colour, ethnic origin, citizenship, creed, sex (gender), sexual orientation, sexual identification, disability, age, marital status or family status.
Brantford Harlequins and Rugby Ontario will work to ensure that inclusion and sport equity are key considerations when developing, updating or delivering policies, governance, programs, projects and services.

Our Mission

 
To teach, play and excel at the sport of Rugby Union Football to all Men, Women and Children in Brantford and Brant County
George Jones
1917 - 2007