Human Rights Policy Consultations Phase 2

Thank you for your interest in the policy and for having your say on the development of the DDSB’s Human Rights Policy.   

The consultation process is now closed. The Board of Trustees approved the policy on May 16, 2022. You can access the approved policy and the related procedures in the May 16, 2022 Board Meeting Agenda Package

 How to get involved 

  1. Watch our overview video. — View the transcript.
  2. Review the Draft Policy and Procedures. Summaries of key information have also been included.  The consultation process is now closed. Please refer to the May 16, 2022 Board Meeting Agenda Package for the final approved version of the policy and the related procedures. 
  3. Register now and attend our virtual public open house December 13th at 6:30 p.m.  - Registration for this event is now closed.  
  4. Fill out the survey! or email your comments to humanrightspolicy@ddsb.ca or call 905-666-6396 by 11:59 p.m. on December 17, 2021.  The survey, email address and phone line are now closed. Thank you for your interest and input! 
  5. Learn more about Phase 1 of the Human Rights Policy Consultation.

Draft documents that were used to seek input during Phase 2 of the consultation process are listed below. These drafts documents have changed based on feedback from the community consultation process and revisions made by the Board of Trustees. Please refer to the May 16, 2022 Board Meeting Agenda Package for the final approved version of the policy and related procedures.  

DRAFT Human Rights Policy and Procedures

Need any of these documents in accessible format? Please contact humanrightspolicy@ddsb.ca or (905) 666-6396.


Following extensive community consultation (Phase 1) that took place over the past year, a draft policy was included in the agenda package at the October 25, 2021 Governance and Policy Committee Meeting for trustee review. A special meeting of the Governance and Policy Committee on November 9, 2021 provided an opportunity to review additional procedures related to the policy.