a.Prime Truck Training Academy 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.Prime Truck Training Academy 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.
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.
a.Prime Truck Training Academy 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 Prime Truck Training Academy will report incidents of or complaints of sexual violence to Satinderpal Singh at Prime Truck Training Academy (416-276-1313) upon becoming aware of them.
c.Students who have been affected by sexual violence or who need information about support services should contact Satinderpal Singh at Prime Truck Training Academy (416-276-1313)
d.Subject to Section 4 below, to the extent it is possible, Prime Truck Training Academy 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:
e. Prime Truck Training Academy 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, Prime Truck Training Academy 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, Prime Truck Training Academy will appropriately accommodate the needs of its students who are affected by sexual violence. Students seeking accommodation should contact Satinderpal Singh at 416-276-1313. Students are not required to report incidences in order to request accommodation or access to support services.
h.In this regard, Prime Truck Training Academy 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.
a.Under this Sexual Violence Policy, any student of Prime Truck Training Academy may file a report of an incident or a complaint to Satinderpal Singh in writing.
b.Upon receipt of a report of an incident or a complaint of alleged sexual violence being made, Satinderpal Singh will respond promptly and: determine whether an investigation should proceed and if the Complainant wishes to participate in an investigation;
c.Once an investigation is initiated, the following will occur:
If it is determined by Prime Truck Training Academy that the Respondent did engage in sexual violence, immediate disciplinary or corrective action will be taken. This may include:
Should the Complainant or the Respondent not agree with the decision resulting from the investigation, he or she may appeal the decision to Baljit Singh Syan, Director of Appeals within 10 days by submitting a letter addressed to Baljit Singh Syan at Prime Truck Training Academy, 120 Traders Boulevard, Unit 209, Mississauga, ON, L4Z 2H7 advising of the person’s intent to appeal the decision.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Prime Truck Training Academy shall ensure that student input is considered in the development of its Sexual Violence Policy and every time it is reviewed or amended.
Prime Truck Training Academy shall review its Sexual Violence Policy 3 years after it is first implemented and amend it where appropriate. The review date will be March 31, 2026.
Prime Truck Training Academy 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.
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 www.awhl.org
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 Centre24-Hour Crisis Line:
Barrie: 705-737-2008 or 1-800-987-0799
Midland: 705-526-4211 or 1-800-461-175
Sexual Assault Centre for Quinte and District
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