Resources - français

Credit counsellors and debt settlement companies offer to help people get out of debt and stop creditors from bothering them. This resource covers the differences between non-profit credit counsellors and debt settlement companies, how they work, the rules they must follow, and the legal rights of people who use their services.

Available in:
English, français (français)
Produced In:
2016
Format:
Booklet/PDF, Web

The Criminal Injuries Compensation Board (CICB) web site has information about financial compensation for victims of violent crimes and deceased victims' family members who qualify under the Compensation for Victims of Crime Act. The site, redesigned in 2016, includes information on:

  • CICB Application and Hearing Process,
  • Forms and filings and  
  • Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)
Available in:
English, français (français)
Produced In:
2016
Format:
Web

This resource provides information related to physical or emotional abuse or threatened abuse with a set of questions that can provide useful information and resources.

Available in:
English, français (français)
Produced In:
2016
Format:
Web

This booklet is meant to help you decide whether you have a serious debt problem and gives suggestions for solving your difficulties and avoiding them in the future. It includes these topics:

  • Introduction
  • Recognize the danger signals
  • Possible solutions
  • What you should know
  • Where to go for help
  • Assessment and counselling
  • Consumer proposal
  • Bankruptcy
  • Appendix I – Excerpts from the Bankruptcy and Insolvency Act concerning bankruptcies

Available in:
English, français (français)
Produced In:
2016
Format:
Web

This Government of Canada website has tips, information, and related links on how to manage your debts. 

Available in:
English, français (français)
Produced In:
2016
Format:
Web

Justice Canada has produced a video to help families going through divorce or separation by guiding them to a range of free family justice tools and products available on the Justice Canada website.

Available in:
English, français (français)
Produced In:
2016
Format:
Video

This handbook is for any woman in Ontario who is being abused, or who has been abused, by her partner. It includes information on making a safety plan, preparing to leave, the criminal process and trial, a woman's rights under family law, protection orders, and legal and community resources in Ontario.

It also has information on how abuse may affect a woman's immigration status, and a section that focuses on Indigenous women.

Available in:
English, français (français)

This website includes information about Employment Insurance services, laws and regulations, publications, consultations, and statistics.

Available in:
English, français (français)
Produced In:
2016
Format:
Web

Information on the Government of Canada Employment Sickness Benefit web page includes:

  1. Overview
  2. Eligibility
  3. How much you could receive
  4. What you need before you start
  5. Apply
  6. After you've applied
  7. While on EI
  8. Rights and responsibilities
Available in:
English, français (français)
Produced In:
2016
Format:
Web