Code Of Conduct

Our community is our greatest shared asset and must be safeguarded. We are supporting amazing founders and ventures, and together we are shaping society with the organizations we build. The challenges and opportunities society currently faces need all of our talents and creativity. We can’t leave people behind. We can’t exclude through our actions, or through the structures we create.  


EDGE is committed to being an inclusive entrepreneurial community for its members, team and others who engage with us and to provide a working and learning environment that is free from discrimination and harassment, and that is supportive of the dignity, self-esteem and fair treatment of everyone taking part in EDGE’s activities.

Following the guidance of Sheridan, EDGE has adapted the Student Code of Conduct to provide examples of misconduct for clarity and understanding. The behaviours set out below are examples of misconduct which are considered violations of this Code. This applies to online and in person interactions while engaging with EDGE. This list is not intended to be a complete nor exhaustive list of all possible inappropriate behaviour. Any behaviour which unreasonably interferes with the rights of another member of the Sheridan community will be deemed to be a violation of this Code. 

Members have the right to

Learn and pursue their goals in an environment that is safe and respectful.

Live, learn and work without unreasonable interference, disruption, or upset caused by the actions of another person.

Be treated in a manner which is respectful, courteous, and free from misconduct as per Sheridan policies. 

The same fundamental freedoms, democratic rights, and legitimate expectations of equitable treatment and equal protection as others in Canada.

Members have the responsibility to

Treat the Sheridan community and its members in a manner which is respectful, courteous and free from misconduct as per Sheridan policies.

Respect the rights of others to express their opinions and ideas, even when others have differing opinions or ideas. 

Refrain from any acts, intentional or reckless, which interfere with, disrupt, or hinder the rights of members of the Sheridan community. 

Familiarize themselves with all Sheridan policies and procedures applicable to members and comply with the corresponding responsibilities contained therein. 

Inform their guests of their requirement to comply with the code of conduct to as high a level as the Member is bound. 

The following is a list of some, but not all, behaviour that constitutes an offence under this Code:

Removal, damage or abuse of Sheridan property or any property that is not the Entrepreneur’s own.

Aggressive, threatening or offensive behaviour.

Any behaviour or conduct that violates any Sheridan policy or procedure.

False or misleading information to any Sheridan official, including falsifying documents or impersonation.

Use of recording devices in classrooms (including virtual classrooms) or Sheridan premises without the permission of Sheridan and/or the individuals being recorded.

Unauthorized use or access of Sheridan facilities.

Unwanted contact or communication.

Discrimination and harassment.