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On October 24, 2017, the Immigration and Refugee Protection Regulations will change to reinstate the maximum age for a dependent child as under 22 years. (Since 1 August 2014, the maximum age has been under 19 years). The Canadian Council for Refugees has prepared a document providing detailed practical information about the change, particularly with regard to people who have applications in process when the regulation changes on 24 October 2017.

Available in:
English, français (français)
Produced In:
2017
Format:
Booklet/PDF, Web

Certificates are one of a range of services that Legal Aid Ontario provides for its clients. This information from the Legal Aid of Ontario website covers these topics:

  • What's a legal aid certificate?
  • Does your legal problem qualify?
  • Does your income qualify?
Available in:
English, français (français)
Produced In:
2017
Format:
Web

An appeal to the second level of the Social Security Tribunal (SST), the Appeal Division, is an appeal of the General Division's decision. There is information here about permission to appeal, what happens once permission to appeal is given, and what happens if you disagree with the decision made by the Appeal Division.

Available in:
English, français (français)
Produced In:
2017
Format:
Web

This know-your-rights guide is for non-U.S. citizens coming to Canada from the United States to make a refugee claim. It has four sections:

  • Coming by a port of entry
  • Making a refugee claim at a port of entry
  • Entering Canada somewhere other than at a regular port of entry
  • Protecting yourself
Available in:
English, français (français), Amharic (Amharic), Arabic (عربي ), Chinese (中文), Farsi/Persian (پارسی ), Haitian Creole (kreyòl ayisyen), Kurdish (Sorani) (Kurdish (Sorani)), Punjabi (ਪੰਜਾਬੀ ), Somali (Afsoomaali), Spanish (español), Tagalog/Filipino (Tagalog/Filipino), Tamil (தமிழ்), Tigryna (Tigryna), Twi (Twi), Urdu (اردو), Vietnamese (tiếng Việt)
Produced by:
No One Is Illegal
Produced In:
2017
Format:
Booklet/PDF

This booklet explains what landlords can do with personal property that tenants leave behind when they move or are evicted. It describes when it is legal for a landlord to take a tenant's belongings, what a landlord can do with the belongings of a tenant who dies, and what some of the rules are for a tenant who lives in a mobile or land lease home.

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English, français (français)

Anyone who is the subject of a General Division decision can appeal that decision to the Appeal Division. This includes a claimant, a beneficiary, an added party, as well as the Minister of Employment and Social Development Canada. Topics include:

  1. Before appealing
  2. When to appeal
  3. How to appeal
  4. Key steps in an appeal
  5. Hearings
  6. Decisions

Available in:
English, français (français)
Produced In:
2017
Format:
Web

A care home is a rented home that provides health care services, attendant care services, or help with daily living. This booklet explains how to tell if someone is a care home tenant and describes the rights of care home tenants. It covers topics such as information packages, tenancy agreements, rent, services, and evictions.

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English, français (français)

The CBA Child Rights Toolkit has been developed to improve children's access to justice in Canada. It is for professionals working in legal and administrative decision-making who want to implement a child-rights based approach in practice and strengthen their advocacy for children. 

Available in:
English, français (français)
Produced In:
2017
Format:
Web

Starting January 2017, important changes are being made to the way Ontario's social assistance programs treat child support payments, which will affect the advice you give to family law clients. This fact sheet answers these questions:

  • What changes are being made to the way that child support is treated in Ontario for recipients of Ontario Works (OW) and the Ontario Disability Support Program (ODSP)?
  • When will the changes take effect?
  • Will retroactive child support also be exempt?
  • Will parents still have to pursue child support in order to receive social assistance?
  • How does this change affect the calculation of child support?
  • How does this change affect spousal support?
Available in:
English, français (français)
Produced In:
2017
Format:
Booklet/PDF

Important changes are being made to Ontario Works (OW) and the Ontario Disability Support Program (ODSP) rules around child support. If you are a parent on OW or ODSP who is getting or should be getting child support, this fact sheet has information for you about these changes. It answers these questions:

  • What changes are being made?
  • When do these changes start?
  • My child's other parent owes me money for child support. Will I be able to keep all that money once I get it?
  • Will I still have to pursue child support in order to receive social assistance?
  • Will I have to report child support money that I get?
  • Do these changes also apply to spousal support?
  • The Family Responsibility Office has been collecting child and/or spousal support for me and paying that money to the Ministry. What will happen now?
Available in:
English, français (français)
Produced In:
2017
Format:
Booklet/PDF