Welcome to the Office of Human Rights and Equity


The Office of Human Rights and Equity ("OHRE") is an arms-length department of Lakehead University whose mandate is to promote and protect the human rights of students, employees, and volunteers at Lakehead University, by building and fostering an equitable, diverse, and inclusive university community.

The OHRE supports all students, employees, and volunteers on the Thunder Bay and, Orillia campuses.

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Accomodations

All members of the community have the right to reasonable accommodations because of their disability, religion/creed, or family status.

Human Rights

Discrimination is a violation of the Harassment and Discrimination Policy.

Sexual Violence

All forms of sexual and gender-based violence are a violation of the Sexual and Gender-based Violence Response Policy

What Happens When I Report?

Unsure about what happens when you file a report? Here's the process

Resources and Policies

Read through our policies and learn about our resources

Equity, Diversity and Inclusion Action Plan

Learn about the plan and how it drives change at Lakehead University

News & Events


News

Jan
10
Are Canadian Universities Doing Enough to Support Outspoken Racialized Faculty? Webinar (Feb 10) and Student Writing Prizes

A public webinar and writing prize on challenges to equity, diversity and inclusion in polarized times.

Nov
30
Collaborative event discussed what is being done to make Thunder Bay a better place to live

Lakehead University organized a collaborative event today to discuss positive initiatives on social issues affecting Thunder Bay, in partnership with... full story

Nov
22
Announcement of Successful Departments in the Competition for Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion (EDI) Initiatives

Congratulations to the Successful Departments in the Competition for Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion (EDI) Initiatives

Feb
2
Register now to participate in Black History Month at Lakehead University

Lakehead invites you to celebrate Black History Month throughout February by attending some or all of the University’s online events.

Events

Feb
3
Trivia Night 5:00 PM
The Study
Feb
10
Let's Chat: Human rights for black communities 12:00 PM
Zoom
Feb
17
Let's Chat: Human rights for black communities 12:00 PM
Zoom
Feb
22
Sip and Paint 2:00 PM
The Study