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If you or your partner came to Canada from another country, you may face both family law and immigration challenges when your relationship ends. This resource covers these topics:

  • Rights in Family Court
  • Relationship breakdown and immigration concerns
  • Permanent residents
  • Refugees and persons needing protection
  • No legal status
  • Humanitarian and Compassionate (H and C) application
  • Domestic violence and abuse
  • Involving the police
  • Other family law issues for immigrant women
Available in:
English, français (français), American Sign Language (ASL), Arabic (عربي ), Chinese (中文), Farsi/Persian (پارسی ), Korean (한국어/조선말), Punjabi (ਪੰਜਾਬੀ ), Russian (русский ), Somali (Afsoomaali), Spanish (español), Tamil (தமிழ்), Urdu (اردو)
Produced by:
FLEW/FODF
Produced In:
2018
Format:
Booklet/PDF, Video, Web

This Government of Canada website lists the conditions you must meet to be eligible for citizenship, and has information about each of them:

  • Permanent Resident status
  • Time you have lived in Canada
  • Income tax filing
  • Language skills
  • How well you know Canada
  • Prohibitions
Available in:
English, français (français)
Produced In:
2018
Format:
Web

This is information about finding help with the legal issues related to family breakdown. It has sections on how to find a family law lawyer, how to pay for a family law lawyer, and where to get legal information if you do not have a lawyer. 

Available in:
English, français (français), American Sign Language (ASL), Arabic (عربي ), Chinese (中文), Farsi/Persian (پارسی ), Korean (한국어/조선말), Punjabi (ਪੰਜਾਬੀ ), Russian (русский ), Somali (Afsoomaali), Spanish (español), Tamil (தமிழ்), Urdu (اردو)
Produced by:
FLEW/FODF
Produced In:
2018
Format:
Booklet/PDF, Video

This LawFacts information sheet answers questions about what happens when you have been charged with a criminal offence and you are attending your first court date. Some of the questions are:

  • What should I bring to my first appearance date?
  • Who is the Crown?
  • What should I do when my name is called in court?
  • Will I get more disclosure after my first appearance date?
  • What happens when I am released by the police or get out on bail?
  • How do I know where and when to go to court for my first appearance?
Available in:
English, français (français)
Produced In:
2018
Format:
Web

This section of the FLEW/FODF website describes family law services offered in French in Ontario.

Available in:
English, français (français)
Produced by:
FLEW/FODF
Produced In:
2018
Format:
Audio, Booklet/PDF, Web

This section of the Department of Justice website answers these questions and many more:

  • Why did drug-impaired driving laws need to be strengthened?
  • How do the recent changes to the Criminal Code address drug-impaired driving?
  • What are the new Criminal Code offences relating to drug-impaired driving?
  • What are the new prohibited blood drug concentrations and how are they set?
  • What are the penalties for these new offences?
Available in:
English, français (français)
Produced In:
2018
Format:
Web

This booklet explains the legal services that Legal Aid Ontario provides to people with low incomes. It includes a directory of the community legal clinics and specialty legal clinics in Ontario.

Available in:
English, français (français)
Produced In:
2018
Format:
Booklet/PDF, Web

This guide, produced by the Government of Canada may be used to apply for permanent residence from within Canada on humanitarian and compassionate grounds (H&C) if you:

  • are a foreign national currently living in Canada;
  • need an exemption from one or more requirements of the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act (IRPA) or Regulations in order to apply for permanent residence within Canada;
  • believe humanitarian and compassionate considerations justify granting the exemption(s) you need; and
  • are not eligible to apply for permanent residence from within Canada in any of these classes:
    • Spouse or Common-Law Partner;
    • Live-in Caregiver;
    • Caregivers: caring for children or people with high medical needs;
    • Protected Person and Convention Refugees; and
    • Temporary Resident Permit Holder.
Available in:
English, français (français)
Produced In:
2018
Format:
Web

This resource offers basic information about what a parent can expect if a child under the age of 18 is charged with a crime. It includes sections on the kind of lawyer the child needs, relating to the child's lawyer, keeping the child in school, how the child's records can affect their future, what to do if asked to pay for damage the child has caused, and where to get help in many languages.

Available in:
English, français (français), Arabic (عربي ), Chinese (中文), Somali (Afsoomaali), Spanish (español), Tamil (தமிழ்), Urdu (اردو)

This booklet is about the legal rights under the Employment Standards Act of workers who have been fired or laid off. It covers topics such as minimum notice periods, termination pay and severance pay, and making a claim against an employer.

Available in:
English, français (français)
Produced In:
2018
Format:
Booklet/PDF, Web