19.0 Racial Slurs, Policies, ALLIANCE Manual of Operations (Minor Hockey Alliance of Ontario)

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19.1   Discriminatory Slur


Members of ALLIANCE Hockey shall refrain from comments or behavior that is disrespectful, offensive, abusive, racist or sexist. In particular, behavior that constitutes harassment or abuse will not be tolerated and will be dealt with under the ALLIANCE Harassment, Abuse and Bullying Policy.


Any player or team official who engages in verbal taunts, insults or intimidation based on discriminatory grounds (race, ethnicity, religion, gender, sexual orientation, language) shall be reported immediately to the Executive Director of ALLIANCE Hockey for further action.


Policy Statement:


Failure to comply with this Code of Conduct may result in disciplinary action in accordance with the Constitutional By-Law of ALLIANCE Hockey including the opportunity  to participate  in ALLIANCE activities  and events both present and in the future.


If complaints are received ALLIANCE Hockey will investigate those complaints and if the investigation process substantiates the complaint the individuals responsible may be subject to suspension.  Complaints must be received on the “Complaint Intake Form” in the ALLIANCE Hockey Risk Management and Speak Out Policy Manual, 14.0.