Sexual Violence Policy

2392904 Ontario Inc. o/a Global Truck Driving School

School: 2131 Williams Parkway, Unit 1, Brampton, Ontario, L6S 5Z4 Phone: 647-385-7100 Yard: 2500 North Park Drive, Brampton, ON, L6S 6E2

Career College Sexual Violence Policy

  1. Sexual Violence Policy 

(a) Global Truck Driving School is committed to providing its students with an educational environment  free from sexual violence and treating its students who report incidents of sexual violence with  dignity and respect. 

(b) Global Truck Driving School has adopted this Sexual Violence Policy, which defines sexual  violence and outlines its training, reporting, investigative and disciplinary responses to complaints of  sexual violence made by its students that have occurred on its campus, or at one of its events and  involve its students. 

(c) The person accused of engaging in sexual violence will be referred to as the “Respondent” and the  person making the allegation as the “Complainant”. 

(d) Any party to a Sexual Violence investigation or decision-making process has the right to have a  person present with him or her at every stage of the process. 

  1. Definition of Sexual Violence 

Sexual violence means any sexual act or act targeting a person’s sexuality, gender identity or gender  expression, whether the act is physical or psychological in nature, that is committed, threatened or  attempted against a person without the person’s consent, and includes sexual assault, sexual  harassment, stalking, indecent exposure, voyeurism and sexual exploitation. 

  1. Training, Reporting and Responding to Sexual Violence 

(a) Global Truck Driving School will include a copy of the Sexual Violence Policy in every contract  made between it and its students, and provide a copy of the Sexual Violence Policy to career  college management (corporate directors, controlling shareholders, owners, partners, other  persons who manage or direct the career college’s affairs, and their agents), instructors, staff,  other employees and contractors and train them about the policy and its processes of reporting,  investigating and responding to complaints of sexual violence involving its students. *Any  company participating in offering student internships on their premises must provide an  undertaking in writing that it is in compliance with all applicable legislation, including the Ontario  Human Rights Code and the Occupational Health and Safety Act and will provide students  access to those policies should they encounter issues relating to sexual violence in the  workplace. 

(b) The Sexual Violence Policy shall be published on its website (or where the Career College does not  have a website in a conspicuous location on each of its campuses). Career college management,  instructors, staff, other employees and contractors of Global Truck Driving School will report  incidents of or complaints of sexual violence to Sarbjit Sarkaria at Global Truck Driving School 

(647-385-7100) upon becoming aware of them. 

(c) Students who have been affected by sexual violence or who need information about support  services should contact Sarbjit Sarkaria at Global Truck Driving School (647-385-7100). (d) Subject to Section 4 below, to the extent it is possible, Global Truck Driving School will attempt to  keep all personal information of persons involved in the investigation confidential except in those  circumstances where it believes an individual is at imminent risk of self-harm, or of harming  another, or there are reasonable grounds to believe that others on its campus or the broader  community are at risk. This will be done by: 

(i) ensuring that all complaints/reports and information gathered as a result of the  complaint/reports will be only available to those who need to know for purposes of  investigation, implementing safety measures and other circumstances that arise from any 

given case; and 

(ii) ensuring that the documentation is kept in a separate file from that of the  Complainant/Student or the Respondent. 

(e) Global Truck Driving School recognizes the right of the Complainant not to report an incident of or  make a complaint about sexual violence or not request an investigation and not to participate in any  investigation that may occur. 

(f) Notwithstanding (e) above, in certain circumstances, Global Truck Driving School may be  required by law or its internal policies to initiate an internal investigation and/or inform police  without the complainant’s consent if it believes the safety of members of its campus or the  broader community is at risk. 

(g) In all cases, including (e & f) above and (h) below, Global Truck Driving School will appropriately  accommodate the needs of its students who are affected by sexual violence. Students seeking  accommodation should contact Sarbjit Sarkaria at 647-385-7100. Students are not required to  report incidences in order to request accommodation or access to support services. 

(h) In this regard, Global Truck Driving School will assist students who have experienced sexual  violence in obtaining counselling and medical care, and provide them with information about sexual  violence supports and services available in the community as set out in Appendix 1 attached  hereto. Students are not required to file a formal complaint in order to access supports and  services. 

(i) If students, in good faith, report an incident of, or make a complaint about, sexual violence, they will  not be subject to discipline or sanctions for violations of the private career college’s policies relating  to drug or alcohol use at the time the alleged sexual violence occurred. 

(j) Students who disclose their experience of sexual violence through reporting an incident of, making  a complaint about, or accessing supports and services for sexual violence, will not be asked  irrelevant questions during the investigation process by the private career college’s staff or  investigators, including irrelevant questions relating to the student’s sexual expression or past  sexual history. 

  1. Investigating Reports of Sexual Violence 

(a) Under this Sexual Violence Policy, any student of Global Truck Driving School may file a report of  an incident or a complaint to Sarbjit Sarkaria in writing.  

(b) Upon receipt of a report of an incident or a complaint of alleged sexual violence being made, Sarbjit Sarkaria will respond promptly and: determine whether an investigation should proceed and if the Complainant wishes to participate in an investigation; 

(i) determine who should conduct the investigation having regard to the seriousness of  the allegation and the parties involved; 

(ii) determine whether the incident should be referred immediately to the police; In such cases or where civil proceedings are commenced in respect of allegations of  sexual violence, Global Truck Driving School may conduct its own independent  investigation and make its own determination in accordance with its own policies and  procedures; and 

(iii) determine what interim measures ought to be put in place pending the investigation  process such as removal of the Respondent or seeking alternate methods of providing  necessary course studies. 

(c) Once an investigation is initiated, the following will occur: 

(i) the Complainant and the Respondent will be advised that they may ask another  person to be present throughout the investigation; 

(ii) interviewing the Complainant to ensure a complete understanding of the allegation and  gathering additional information that may not have been included in the written complaint  such as the date and time of the incident, the persons involved, the names of any person  who witnessed the incident and a complete description of what occurred; 

(iii) informing and interviewing the Respondent of the complaint, providing details of the  allegations and giving the Respondent an opportunity to respond to those allegations  and to provide any witnesses the Respondent feels are essential to the investigation; (iv) interviewing any person involved or who has, or may have, knowledge of the incident 

and any identified witnesses; 

(v) providing reasonable updates to the Complainant and the Respondent about the status  of the investigation; and 

(vi) following the investigation, Sarbjit Sarkaria will: 

(A) review all of the evidence collected during the investigation; 

(B) determine whether sexual violence occurred; and if so 

(C) determine what disciplinary action, if any, should be taken as set out in Section 5 below. 

  1. Disciplinary Measures 

If it is determined by Global Truck Driving School that the Respondent did engage in sexual violence,  immediate disciplinary or corrective action will be taken. This may include: 

(a) disciplinary action up to and including termination of employment of instructors or staff; or (b) expulsion of a student; and /or 

(c) the placement of certain restrictions on the Respondent’s ability to access certain premises or facilities; and/or 

(d) any other actions that may be appropriate in the circumstances. 

  1. Appeal 

Should the Complainant or the Respondent not agree with the decision resulting from the investigation,  he or she may appeal the decision to Jugraj Sarkaria within 10 days by submitting a letter addressed  to Jugraj Sarkaria at Global Truck Driving School, 26 Automatic Road, Unit 202, Brampton, Ontario,  L6S5N7, advising of the person’s intent to appeal the decision. 

  1. Making False Statements 

(a) It is a violation of this Sexual Violence Policy for anyone to knowingly make a false complaint of  sexual violence or to provide false information about a complaint. 

(b) Individuals who violate this Sexual Violence Policy are subject to disciplinary and/or corrective action up to and including termination of employment of instructors or staff or expulsion of a student. 

  1. Reprisal 

(a) It is a violation of this Sexual Violence Policy to retaliate or threaten to retaliate against a  complainant who has brought forward a complaint of sexual violence, provided information related  to a complaint, or otherwise been involved in the complaint investigation process. 

(b) Individuals who violate the Sexual Violence Policy are subject to disciplinary and/or corrective  action, up to and including termination of employment of instructors or staff or expulsion of a student. 

  1. Review 

(a) Global Truck Driving School shall ensure that student input is considered in the development of its Sexual Violence Policy and every time it is reviewed or amended. 

(b) Global Truck Driving School shall review its Sexual Violence Policy 3 years after it is first  implemented and amend it where appropriate. The review date will be January 31, 2026. 

  1. Collection of Student Data 

Global Truck Driving School shall collect and be prepared to provide upon request by the  Superintendent of Private Career Colleges such data and information as required according to  Subsections 32.3 (8), (9) and (10) of Schedule 5 of the Private Career Colleges Act, 2005 as  amended.

Appendix 1 

The following represents a list of Provincial Rape Crisis Centers that could be provided as resources: 

Canadian Association of Sexual Assault Centres, Ontario Provincial 


Assaulted Women’s Helpline Toll Free: 1-866-863-0511 

#SAFE (#7233) on Bell, Rogers, Fido or Telus 

mobile TTY: 416-364-8762 



Telephone Toll-Free: 1-877-336-2433 

ATS: 1 866 860-7082 

Sexual Assault/Domestic Violence Treatment Centres 

35 hospital-based centres that provide 24/7 emergency care to women. To locate the Sexual Assault/Domestic Violence Treatment Centre nearest you, follow this link

Alliston, Barrie, Collingwood, Midland and Orillia 

Huronia Transition Homes operates La Maison Rosewood Shelter (Midland) & Athena’s Sexual Assault Counselling and Advocacy Centre 

24-Hour Crisis Line: 

Barrie: 705-737-2008 or 1-800-987-0799 

Midland: 705-526-4211 or 1-800-461-175 

Office: 705-526-3221 


Sexual Assault Centre for Quinte and District  

Toll-Free: 1-877-544-6424 

Office: 613-967-6300 


Muskoka/Parry Sound Sexual Assault Services  

Parry Sound District Office: 

Office: (705) 774-9083 or 1-877-851-6662 

Muskoka District Office: 

Office: (705) 646-2122 or 1-877-406-1268 


Sexual Assault Centre of Brantford  

Crisis: 519-751-3471 

Office: 519-751-1164 


Assault Response & Care Centre

Office: (613)345-3881 or1-800-567-7415 


Chatham-KentSexual AssaultCrisisCentre  24-HourCrisisLine:519-354-8688  



Sexual AssaultSupportServicesforWomen  Office: 613-932-1755 


Akwasasne FamilyViolence Program  


Phone:613-937-4322’s -shelter 






Women’sSexual Assault CentreofRenfrewCounty  24-HourCrisis:1-800-663-3060 



Guelph-WellingtonWomen in Crisis  





Sexual AssaultCentre (Hamilton and Area)  Crisis: (905)525-4162 

Office (905)525-4573 

TTY: 905-525-4592 


KenoraSexual AssaultCentre 

Crisis: (807)468-7233 or1-800-565-6161 Office: (807)468-7958 


Sexual AssaultCentreKingston

Crisis: 613-544-6424 or 1-877-544-6424 

Office: 613-545-0762 


Sexual Assault Support Centre of Waterloo Region  

Crisis: 519.741.8633 

Office: 519.571.0121 


Sexual Assault Centre London  

Crisis: 519-438-2272 

Office 519-439-0844 

TTY: 519-439-0690 

London Abused Women’s Centre  

Office: 519-432-2204 


Peel Region 

Hope 24/7 (formerly the Sexual Assault/Rape Crisis Centre of 

Peel) Crisis:1-800-810-0180 

Office: (905) 792-0821 


Women’s Support Network of York 

Region Crisis: 1-800-263-6734 or 905- 


Office: (905) 895-3646 

North Bay 

Amelia Rising Women’s Sexual Assault Centre of Nipissing/centre d’alobalressions sexuelles de Nipissing 

Crisis: 705-476-3355 

Office: 705-840-2403 

TTY: (705) 840-5877 


Sexual Assault & Violence Intervention Services of Halton  

Crisis: 905-875-1555 or 1-877-268-8416 

Office: 905-825-3622 


Family Transition Place

Crisis: 1-800-265-9178 

Office: 519-942-4122 


Sexual Assault Support Centre  

Crisis: 613-234-2266 

Phone: 613-725-2160 

TTY: 613-725-1657 

Ottawa Rape Crisis Centre  

Crisis: 613-562-2333 

Office: 613-562-2334 

Peterborough & Kawarthas 

Kawartha Sexual Assault Centre 

Crisis: (705) 741- 0260 or 1-866-298-7778 

Office/TTY: (705) 741-0260 

YWCA Peterborough Haliburton  

Crisis: 1-800-461-7656 

Office: 705.743.3526 x 130 

Sault Ste Marie 

Women in Crisis (Algoma) Inc. 

Crisis: 705-759-1230 or 1-877-759-1230 


Sexual Assault Survivors Centre Sarnia-Lambton  

Crisis: 519 337-3320 or 1-888-231-0536 

Office: (519) 337-3154 


Haldimand & Norfolk Women’s Service  

Crisis: 1-800-265-8076 

TTY: 1-800-815-6419 

Office: 519-426-8048 

St. Catherines 

Niagara Region Sexual Assault Centre  

Crisis: (905) 682-4584 

Office: (905) 682-7258 

Thunder Bay 

Thunder Bay Sexual Assault and Sexual Abuse Crisis and Counselling Centre

Office: (807) 345-0894 or 1-866-311-5927 


Timmins and Area Women in Crisis  

Crisis: 1-877-268-8380 (sexual assault)  

Crisis: 1-855-827-7233 (shelter) 

Office: (705) 268-8381 


Oasis Centre des Femmes  

Téléphone: 416-591-6565 


Toronto Rape Crisis Centre: Multicultural Women Against Rape  Crisis: 416-597-8808 

Office: 416-597-1171 


Sexual Assault Crisis Centre of Essex County  

Crisis: 519-253-9667 


Domestic Abuse Services Oxford 

Crisis: 519 539-4811 or 1-800-265-1938

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