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Landlords must provide the information in this resource to new tenants on or before the tenancy begins. Topics include the role of the Landlord and Tenant Board (LTB), rights and responsibilities of landlords, and rights and responsibilities of tenants.

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

Every tenant has the right to a home that is well maintained, in a building that is clean and safe. This booklet explains the types of maintenance and repairs that landlords must do, steps tenants can take to get things fixed, and ways tenants can get help.

Available in:
English, français (français)

This booklet contains information on the rules about marriage in Ontario and divorce in Canada. It also discusses the legal status in Canada of marriages and divorces from other countries, and the role of Canadian family law in dealing with religious barriers to remarriage. 

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 booklet describes what tenants have to do if they want to move out, and what can happen if they do not follow the rules. There are sections dealing with ways to move out early: making an agreement with a landlord, assigning, subletting, and applying to the Landlord and Tenant Board. This edition includes new information on how a tenant can end their lease early if their landlord won’t use the provincial standard lease form.

Available in:
English, français (français)

This tip sheet contains general information on what to do if your landlord has made you leave or has locked you out of your place without getting an eviction order from the Landlord and Tenant Board.

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

Topics covered by this tip sheet include:

  • Can my landlord evict me because I owe rent?
  • Must I move out by the termination date?
  • My landlord gave me a Notice of Hearing. Can I settle my case before the hearing?
  • What is a payment plan?
  • Where can I get help or more information?
  • Payment plan worksheet
     
Available in:
English, français (français)
Produced In:
2018
Format:
Booklet/PDF

This section of the Ontario Human Rights Commission website explains the OHRC position on dress codes for employers and employees. It also includes links to these OHRC publications:

  • Sexual harassment and sex discrimination at work
  • Eliminating discrimination to advance the human rights of women and transgender people
  • Infographics - Does your dress code violate the Human Rights Code?
  • Dress Code checklist for employers
  • Examples of sexualized dress code requirements
  • Dress code FAQs
Available in:
English, français (français)
Produced In:
2018
Format:
Web

Starting April 30, 2018, landlords of most private residential rental units – from individual landlords to property management companies – must use the the standard lease template for all new leases.

Landlord and tenant rights and responsibilities remain the same under the Residential Tenancies Act, 2006 (RTA).

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

Ontario Works (OW) and Ontario Disability Support Program (ODSP) rates are being increased on July 31, 2018. The Income Security Advocacy Centre has created created a rates sheet to let people on social assistance, and people who work with them, know what these increases mean.

The new rates sheet shows the new Basic Needs and Maximum Shelter rates for different family types, as well as the old rates. The rates sheet also shows the Ontario Child Benefit amounts, for people who have children.

In addition, the rates sheet gives some notes about how some rates and benefits work, important information about increases being made to other benefits available inside OW and ODSP, and links to information about benefits available outside OW and ODSP.

The increases come into effect on OW and ODSP cheques and direct deposits received at the end of September.

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

A parenting plan is a written document that outlines how parents will raise their children after separation or divorce. This interactive tool will give you some options to develop a personalized parenting plan. 

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