Resources - français

Most employees covered under the Employment Standards Act (ESA) may file a claim with the Ministry of Labour if they believe their employer is not complying with the law. Topics covered in this resource are:

  1. When an employee cannot file a claim
  2. Filing a claim
  3. Investigation, enforcement and appeals
  4. Time limits regarding claims
  5. When wages are due
Available in:
English, français (français)
Produced In:
2017
Format:
Web

If you are a low-income person, Legal Aid Ontario (LAO) may be able to provide you with legal assistance. Usually this means that you have little or no money left after paying for basic things like food and housing. This information from the Legal Aid Ontario website covers these topics:

  • How to get started 
  • Services
  • Areas of law where we provide help
  • You may also qualify for help if you are...
  • Clinics
Available in:
English, français (français)
Produced In:
2017
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:
2017
Format:
Booklet/PDF, Web

Tenants have a legal right to be free from harassment and discrimination by their landlords or by other tenants. This booklet explains these rights as well as tenants' right to privacy in their homes. It describes what tenants can do if these rights are not respected.

Available in:
English, français (français)

This guide from the Ministry of Community and Social Services has information for licensed health care professionals who may be asked to provide medical information for a patient who is undergoing a medical review for the Ontario Disability Support Program (ODSP).

The purpose of the guide is to:

  • provide an overview of the Ontario Disability Support Program including medical reviews
  • explain the role of licensed health care professionals in the Ontario Disability Support Program medical review process
  • outline key information required by the Ministry of Community and Social Services to make an informed decision, and
  • clarify billing information.
Available in:
English, français (français)
Produced In:
2017
Format:
Web

This section of the Government of Canada website lists these contents:

  • Applying for EI benefits online
  • What information do I need to apply?
  • Reactivating an existing claim
  • Completing the EI application form
  • After you apply
  • When will I know whether or not I am entitled to receive EI benefits?
  • Receiving your EI benefits
  • Getting information about your EI claim
    • My Service Canada account
    • EI telephone information service
  • Looking for a job
  • For more information about EI benefits
Available in:
English, français (français)
Produced In:
2017
Format:
Web

This resource is for front-line workers working with women who have experienced family violence and do not have permanent resident status in Canada. It explains some of the differences between making a refugee claim and making an application on humanitarian and compassionate (H&C) grounds and when and where to refer a woman for legal help.

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

The federal government has made changes to the law that will benefit people who want to bring their children to Canada. This update explains the changes.

Available in:
English, français (français)
Produced In:
2017
Format:
Booklet/PDF, Web
The purpose of this guide is to help federally-regulated employers address substance dependence in the workplace in a way that is in harmony with human rights legislation. This guide outlines the rights and responsibilities of the employee, job applicants, the employer, unions and/or employee representatives.
Available in:
English, français (français)
Produced In:
2017
Format:
Booklet/PDF

Legal Aid Ontario (LAO) has prepared an infographic that explains what you can expect at your first appearance. There is both an infographic and text version of the information. Topics covered are:

  • What is first appearance?
  • Things to consider before your first appearance
  • When to see duty counsel?
  • What happens during first appearance?
Available in:
English, français (français)
Produced In:
2017
Format:
Web