Resources - français

This resource, designed for newcomer families of the Muslim faith, highlights how Islamic teachings on the topic of violence against women, and Canadian and Ontario laws on that topic, are in harmony. It includes a statement by two London imams that describes the Islamic perspective on domestic violence. There is also discussion of some legal issues related to family violence. The pamphlet includes referrals, contacts, and links to assistance and information across Ontario.

Available in:
English, français (français), Arabic (عربي ), Bosnian (Bosnian), Farsi/Persian (پارسی ), Somali (Afsoomaali), Urdu (اردو)
Produced In:
2007
Format:
Booklet/PDF

This brochure explains tenants' rights related to leases and tenancy agreements, evictions, and repairs and maintenance. It includes information on guidelines for rent increases.

Available in:
English, français (français), Arabic (عربي ), Chinese (中文), Dari (دری ), Farsi/Persian (پارسی ), Gujarati (ગુજરાતી), Hindi (हिन्दी ), Italian (Italiana), Japanese (日本語), Korean (한국어/조선말), Portuguese (português ), Russian (русский ), Somali (Afsoomaali), Spanish (español), Tamil (தமிழ்), Urdu (اردو), Vietnamese (tiếng Việt)
Produced In:
2007
Format:
Booklet/PDF

This brochure has some general information about Residential Tenancies Act rules on how a tenant can end their tenancy. It looks at what tenancy agreements are, how much notice tenants have to give that they want to move, and what happens when a tenant wants to move before the end of the tenancy. There are contacts given for further information.

Available in:
English, français (français)
Produced In:
2007
Format:
Booklet/PDF, Web

This guide explains how someone can make a claim as an heir when a person dies without a will and the Office of the Public Guardian and Trustee is estate trustee. There is information about how an estate is distributed, how to prove you are an heir, and how to find an estate trustee.

Available in:
English, français (français)
Produced In:
2007
Format:
Web

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:
2007
Format:
Booklet/PDF, Web

This brochure looks at the Residential Tenancies Act (RTA) rules about the maintenance and repair of rental properties. It includes information on landlord responsibilities, remedies available to tenants, tenant responsibilities, and remedies available to landlords. 

Available in:
English, français (français)
Produced In:
2007
Format:
Booklet/PDF

This article from the Fall 2007 Peterborough Community Legal Centre Newsletter describes what happens when Ontario Disability Support Program (ODSP) or Ontario Works (OW) staff decide that former ODSP or OW recipients were given too much money when they were receiving benefits, and they "assess an overpayment."

Available in:
English, français (français)
Produced In:
2007
Format:
Web

This web page describes what the Office of the Children's Lawyer does, with links to further information, documents, and forms.

Available in:
English, français (français)
Produced In:
2007
Format:
Web

This section of the Ministry of the Attorney General web site explains what the Victims' Bill of Rights is and how it makes it easier for victims of crime to sue their assailants. It includes an extensive list of links to relevant organizations and resources.

Available in:
English, français (français)
Produced In:
2007
Format:
Web

This booklet is intended as a guide for victims and witnesses in the criminal justice system and as an aid to help them understand their role in the system. Topics include investigating crime and laying criminal charges, arrest and release, bail hearings, protecting victims of crime, going to court, going to trial, and appeals.

Available in:
English, français (français)
Produced In:
2008
Format:
Booklet/PDF