Resources - français

Canadian Families and Corrections Network has created a resource to explain the parole process for those who are incarcerated and for those who support them. Contents include:

  • What is parole?
  • What is parole eligibility?
  • How does an inside person apply for parole?
  • How can I help an inside person prepare for parole?
  • Types of hearings
  • Who can attend the parole hearing?
  • About victims and parole hearings
  • The parole hearing
  • How does the Parole Board make their decision?
  • What happens when an inside person is granted or denied parole?

There are also lists of contacts, resources, forms, and videos.

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

This booklet describes the Participation Agreement that must be made by people who need financial assistance from Ontario Works (OW). It explains what sorts of activities can be part of an Agreement and what happens when a person cannot do what they agreed to. It also includes sections on community placements and how to appeal if assistance is refused, cut off, or reduced.

Available in:
English, français (français)

This Law Facts resource from Legal Aid Ontario (LAO) answers these questions:

  • What is a peace bond hearing?
  • What is a peace bond?
  • When do people typically enter into peace bonds?
  • Do you have to deposit money if you agree to a peace bond?
  • What will happen if a person who is on a peace bond breaks one or more of the conditions?
  • What happens in court if an accused wants to agree to a peace bond so that the Crown will withdraw the charge(s)?
  • When should an accused agree to enter into a peace bond?
  • Is agreeing to a peace bond the same thing as pleading guilty?
Available in:
English, français (français)
Produced In:
2018
Format:
Web

This fact sheet from the Department of Justice Canada covers these topics:

  • What is a peace bond?
  • Who can get a peace bond?
  • What conditions can be in a peace bond?
  • What happens if a defendant disobeys a peace bond?
  • How to get a peace bond without the assistance of the police
  • How to get a peace bond with the assistance of police
  • Possible Conditions in a Peace Bond
  • Where is more information available?
Available in:
English, français (français)
Produced In:
2018
Format:
Booklet/PDF, Web

This is a list of the nine public holidays observed in Ontario and the rules about how employees are paid for these holidays and the kind of work eligible for the public holiday entitlement. Note that this resource is updated to reflect the law as of Jan 1, 2018.

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

This resource offers basic information to tenants about how much rent a landlord can charge, deposits and payments a tenant might have to make before moving in, and other rules landlords and tenants must follow. There is also information about discrimination, moving out, taking legal action if a landlord breaks the rules, 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)
Produced In:
2018
Format:
Audio, Booklet/PDF

When parents separate or divorce, issues about how to pay the expenses of raising their children arise. This booklet discusses who has a legal responsibility to pay child support, as well as how to calculate the basic amount to be paid and other factors that can affect the amount of support, such as the child's living arrangements and special expenses. The booklet also explains how to enforce payment of child support and has a section about parents on social assistance. The booklet closes with detailed information on where to find legal assistance.

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

You can set up or update child support online in Ontario – without having to go to court. Topics on this website include:

  1. How it works
  2. Who can use the service
  3. Required documents
  4. Start using the service
  5. Cost
  6. Consulting a lawyer
Available in:
English, français (français)
Produced In:
2018
Format:
Web

This resource deals with the support payments that one spouse may have to pay to the other when a relationship ends. It answers questions such as what spousal support is, who can ask for it, why and when courts award it, how much it will be, and who enforces spousal support orders. 

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

Criminals use telephone and internet scams to trick people into giving them money or personal information like credit card and bank account numbers. This publication explains how to recognize and protect yourself against common scams, and what to do if you fall victim to a scam.

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