Accountability – Codes of Conduct & Policies
— Last checked and updated April 27, 2021, by Rachel Lin, Langara College Library & Information Technology practicum student.
“Bookselling and Publishing Industry Joins Together to Publish New Commitment to Professional Behaviour.” The Publishers Association. Dec. 07, 2018. Read Article
“Canadian Creative Industries Code of Conduct.” Canadian Creative Industries. 2018. Read Article
Howatt, Bill. “How to craft an effective respectful-workplace policy.” The Globe and Mail, Dec. 15, 2017. Read Article
Taylor, Kate. “Canada’s Creative Industries Adopt New Code of Conduct on Sexual Harassment.” The Globe and Mail, March 8, 2018. *May need to create a free account to view the article* Read Article
A Deeper Dive: Selected Codes and Policies
“The Book Publishers Association of Alberta Anti-Harassment and Discrimination Policy.” BPAA, Feb. 21, 2019. Read
Canadian Code of Conduct for the Performing Arts. Cultural Human Resources Council, April 2019. Visit Site
CMA Code of Ethics & Standards of Practice: Compulsory Professional Framework For Marketing Self Regulation. Canadian Marketing Association.
Compulsory for members and as such is a comprehensive regulatory framework governing members’ conduct. Read.
Code of Conduct. CBC/Radio-Canada, Oct. 1, 2017. Read
Code of Conduct. WisCon, April 2018. Read
Code of Conduct and Best Practice Guidelines for Journal Editors. COPE : Committee on Publication Ethics.
The Best Practice Guidelines are more aspirational and were developed in response to requests from editors for guidance about a wide range of increasingly complex ethical issues. Read
Denny, Neil. “U.K. Book Trade Agrees to Code of Conduct.” Publishers Weekly, Dec. 7, 2018. Read
Editors’ Code of Practice. Independent Press Standards Organisation, July 1, 2019. Read
ESDC Code of Conduct. Employment and Social Development Canada.
This includes values and expected behaviors, avenues for resolution, conflict of interest, and post-employment. Read
IBPA Anti-Harassment Policy. Independent Book Publishers Association. Read
Journalistic Practices and Principles, Editorial Code of Conduct. Globe and Mail.
“Unless all employees strive for the highest standards of journalistic integrity, we cannot hope to sustain the trust we have inspired in our readers for generations.” Read
LAC Code of Conduct: Values and Ethics Together. Library and Archives Canada.
“The Code describes the values we adhere to as public servants, the leadership we demonstrate every day.” Read.
Publishing Ethics. Center Journals. IEEE.
Guidance on publishing ethics: authorship, citations, data reporting, and how to follow the ethical guidelines required in scientific publishing. Read
Publishing Policy. Smashing Magazine. November 2017.
An example. Read
Racial Equity Tools. Center for Assessment and Policy Development, MP Associates, World Trust Educational Services. Visit Site
Smith, Charles C. “Equity Now for Today and Tomorrow: Transforming the Writers’ Union of Canada.” [2018?] Read
Toxicity Prevention. Room Magazine, Growing Room: Literary & Arts Festival. Visit Site
“We believe in R-E-S-P-E-C-T, and we expect you to, too.” Respectful Workplace Statement of Commitment. Invisible Publishing. Read
Workplace Harassment and Violence. Cultural Human Resources Council, 2019. Read
Workplace Violence and Harassment. Ontario Ministry of Labour, May 2018. Read
See also Accountability in Publishing