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The University of Ottawa Refugee Assistance Project has prepared resources that community workers can use to help unrepresented refugee claimants obtain and deliver evidence for their refugee hearing, after the Basis of Claim (BOC) form is complete. The Hearing Preparation Form is a customizable checklist that provides a framework for gathering evidence to support a refugee claim. The Hearing Preparation Kit contains four guides to help community workers use the HPF to help claimants prepare for the hearing.
This is information about the Special Diet Allowance for people on Ontario Works (OW) or Ontario Disability Support Program (ODSP) who have Hepatitis C, Prader Willi Syndrome, or are experiencing unintended weight loss due to renal failure. If you are applying or re-applying for the program as a result of these changes, you can download the documents provided, which you will need to take to your health care professional.
The Employment Standards branch of the Ministry of Labour has information on vacation time and vacation pay, and what employees are entitled to for both.
Created for patients or health care consumers in Ontario, this website lists their most important rights, how they can make a complaint, and how they can get more information about their rights.
The Human Rights Code protects against discrimination in the place where you live or want to live. This page explains how you are protected from harassment by your landlord, superintendent, or other tenants, when the harassment is because of your ethnic origin, disability, or sex, and how you can get help.
This booklet describes some important things about the Residential Tenancies Act (RTA) and some ways it is different from the law it replaced. Topics covered include rent increases, deposits and other charges, repairs and maintenance, privacy, moving out, and eviction.
This e-learning video is for public, private, and not-for-profit sectors and completes the training requirements for section 7 of the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA). It has five parts:
- The Code
- Understanding the duty to accommodate
- Applying human rights principles
- Compliance and enforcement
This resource offers basic information about workers' rights: what they are and who has them. It also includes information about discrimination, workplace accommodation, taking legal action, and where to get help.
This booklet explains a worker's legal rights under the Employment Standards Act regarding hours of work and pay, overtime, breaks, holidays and vacations, and emergency leave. It also has information about how to make a claim against an employer.
This resource explains what young people should know if they have a youth record. It covers topics such as: How soon a record will be destroyed, who has access to youth records, travel outside Canada, and effect on employment. It also explains what happens to a youth record according to the type of consequence or sentence given and the type of offence committed.