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Inclusion Survey

When responding to the survey questions, please consider your own personal experiences at your legal workplace in 2018.
 
a)  At my legal workplace, I feel included. 
o  Always
o  Often
o  Sometimes
o  Rarely
o  Never
o  I do not know
o  I do not wish to answer
o  Not applicable
 
b) At my legal workplace, I feel respected. 
o  Always
o  Often
o  Sometimes
o  Rarely
o  Never
o  I do not know
o  Not applicable
o  I do not wish to answer
 
c) At my legal workplace, I feel free from harassment. 
o  Always
o  Often
o  Sometimes
o  Rarely
o  Never
o  I do not know
o  Not applicable
o  I do not wish to answer
 
d) At my legal workplace, I feel free from sexual harassment. 
o  Always
o  Often
o  Sometimes
o  Rarely
o  Never
o  I do not know
o  Not applicable
o  I do not wish to answer
 
e) At my legal workplace, I feel free from discrimination. 
o  Always
o  Often
o  Sometimes
o  Rarely
o  Never
o  I do not know
o  Not applicable
o  I do not wish to answer
 
f) In my opinion, all members and employees of my legal workplace are treated fairly and respectfully without regard to age, ancestry, colour, race, citizenship, ethnic origin, place of origin, creed, disability, family status, marital status, gender identity, gender expression, sex, sexual orientation, and all other prohibited grounds.
o  Always
o  Often
o  Sometimes
o  Rarely
o  Never
o  I do not know
o  Not applicable
o  I do not wish to answer
 
g) As a member of the diverse Francophone community, I feel supported at my legal workplace and in all aspects of my identity, such as race, that intersect with my Francophone identity.
o  Always
o  Often
o  Sometimes
o  Rarely
o  Never
o  I do not know
o  Not applicable
o  I do not wish to answer
 
h) I can be my authentic self at work.  
o  Always
o  Often
o  Sometimes
o  Rarely
o  Never
o  I do not know
o  Not applicable
o  I do not wish to answer
 
i) I have experienced instances of discrimination or harassment at my legal workplace.
o  Yes
o  No
o  I do not know
o  Not applicable
o  I do not wish to answer
 
j) I have observed instances of discrimination or harassment at my legal workplace.  
o  Yes
o  No
o  I do not know
o  Not applicable
o  I do not wish to answer
 
k) In response to incidents I have experienced or observed (as indicated above) (select all that apply)
□   I felt comfortable speaking up to address the behaviour with the individual who engaged in this instance of discrimination or harassment.  
□   I spoke to the person who experienced this instance of discrimination or harassment.
□   I took some form of action to report the incident to the appropriate individual within my legal workplace       
□   I spoke to my colleagues about the incident
□   I did not know what to do
□   I knew what to do but opted not to take action
□   Not applicable
□   I do not wish to answer
 
l) The response to the action(s) I took to address incidents of discrimination or harassment I have experienced or observed (as indicated above) resulted in (select all that apply):  
□   Positive impact for those that experienced the discrimination or harassment
□   No impact for those that experienced the discrimination or harassment
□   Negative impact for those that experienced the discrimination or harassment
□   Positive impact for those that demonstrated discriminatory or harassing behaviour
□   Negative impact for those that demonstrated discriminatory or harassing behaviour
□   No impact for those that demonstrated discriminatory or harassing behaviour
□   Positive impact for me personally
□   No impact for me personally
□   Negative impact for me personally
□   Not applicable
□   I do not wish to answer
 
m)   I am included in informal social gatherings (eg. coffee, lunch etc.) at my legal workplace.   
o  Always
o  Often
o  Sometimes
o  Rarely
o  Never
o  I do not know
o  Not applicable
o  I do not wish to answer
 
n) Opportunities for career advancement are based on demonstrated professional ability or achievement in my legal workplace.  
o  Always
o  Often
o  Sometimes
o  Rarely
o  Never
o  I do not know
o  Not applicable
o  I do not wish to answer
 
o) In my legal workplace, there are barriers to career advancement due to (select all that apply): 
□   Age
□   Ancestry, colour, race
□   Citizenship
□   Ethnic origin
□   Place of origin
□   Creed
□   Family status
□   Marital status
□   Disability
□   Gender identity,
□   Gender expression
□   Sex
□   Sexual orientation
□   None of the above
□   I do not know
□   Not applicable
□   I do not wish to answer
 
p) My legal workplace makes reasonable accommodations.  
o  Strongly agree
o  Agree
o  Neither agree nor disagree
o  Disagree
o  Strongly disagree
o  I do not know
o  Not applicable
o  I do not wish to answer
 
q) It is important to me that in my legal workplace there is a demonstrated commitment to reconciliation between Indigenous Peoples and non-Indigenous Canadians.
o  Strongly agree
o  Agree
o  Neither agree nor disagree
o  Disagree
o  Strongly disagree
o  I do not know 
o  I do not wish to answer
 
r) My legal workplace provides suitable opportunities or resources for me to learn about reconciliation.
o  Strongly agree
o  Agree
o  Neither agree nor disagree
o  Disagree
o  Strongly disagree
o  I do not know
o  I do not wish to answer
 
s)     My legal workplace provides opportunities for (select all that apply):
□   Training to support equality, diversity, and inclusion.
□   Participation in groups that provide support within my legal workplace.
□   Participation in groups that provide support and connect licensees or professionals of similar backgrounds or experiences within my community. (for example Canadian Association of Black Lawyers (CABL), Federation of Asian Canadian Lawyers (FACL), South Asian Bar Association (SABA), Canadian Muslim Lawyers Association (CMLA),  Roundtable of Diversity Associations (RODA), Pride at Work, Women’s Law Association of Ontario (WLAO), Indigenous Bar Association (IBA), etc)
□   Sharing of feedback and input about equality, diversity, and inclusion.
□   I do not know
□   I do not wish to answer
 
t) My legal workplace conducts inclusion surveys to measure and track its progress on equality, diversity and/or inclusion.
o  Yes
o  No
o  I do not know
o  Not applicable
o  I do not wish to answer
 
u) My legal workplace effectively communicates with respect to progress, initiatives, and/or actions, and their status, related to equality, diversity, and inclusion within my organization.  
o  Always
o  Often
o  Sometimes
o  Rarely
o  Never
o  I do not know
o  Not applicable
o  I do not wish to answer
 
v) In my professional experiences, I am treated fairly and respectfully without regard to age, ancestry, colour, race, citizenship, ethnic origin, place of origin, creed, disability, family status, marital status, gender identity, gender expression, sex, sexual orientation, and all other prohibited grounds by the following groups (select all that apply):
 
Clients and potential clients 
o  Always
o  Often
o  Sometimes
o  Rarely
o  Never
o  I do not know
o  Not applicable
o  I do not wish to answer
 
Other licensees
o  Always
o  Often
o  Sometimes
o  Rarely
o  Never
o  I do not know
o  Not applicable
o  I do not wish to answer
 
Non legal employees
o  Always
o  Often
o  Sometimes
o  Rarely
o  Never
o  I do not know
o  Not applicable
o  I do not wish to answer
 
The administrators of justice
o  Always
o  Often
o  Sometimes
o  Rarely
o  Never
o  I do not know
o  Not applicable
o  I do not wish to answer