Resources - français

This resource presents misconceptions some Canadians hold about refugees and immigrants, and explains the reality. Some topics dealt with are "line-jumpers," why real refugees might need to travel on false documents, and whether Canada does more than its share to assist asylum seekers and refugees.

Available in:
English, français (français)
Produced In:
2009
Format:
Web

This fact sheet explains how the lifting of the temporary suspension of removals by the Canadian government affects people from Burundi, Liberia, and Rwanda living in Canada.

Available in:
English, français (français)
Produced In:
2009
Format:
Booklet/PDF

This fact sheet has information for people from the moratoria countries of Afghanistan, Democratic Republic of Congo, Haiti, Iraq, and Zimbabwe who are living in Canada without permanent status.

Available in:
English, français (français)
Produced In:
2009
Format:
Booklet/PDF

Designed for grade 10 to 12 students and their teachers, this resource explains that rights under the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms are not absolute and can be infringed if the courts determine that the infringement is reasonably justified.

Available in:
English, français (français)

This resource describes the rights of French-speaking people in the Ontario justice system. It covers criminal and non-jury civil cases, civil jury trials with a bilingual jury, bilingual administrative tribunal hearings, documents, contracts, and wills. It lists legal resources available to French-speaking residents of Ontario.

Available in:
English, français (français)
Produced In:
2009
Format:
Web

L’édition de l’été 2009 comprend les articles suivants:

  • Réduction de la pauvreté - Suivi des consultations faites par le gouvernement ontarien à travers la province
  • Modification pour le délai de demande de révision (aide sociale et prestations d’invalidité
  • Commission de logement de l’Ontario - Nouveau délai de 12 mois pour déposer les requêtes
  • Le nouveau système des droits de la personne de l’Ontario - Comment défendre vos droits en matière de logement
  • Les employés d’agences de placement temporaire seront protégés
  • Nos célébrations 2009 - 25e anniversaire de la Clinique juridique 1984-2009 - 15e anniversaire de la Chronique juridique 1994-2009
  • Activités du conseil d’administration
  • Nos services

Articles in the Summer 2009 issue include (in French only):

  • Poverty Reduction - Follow-up on the government's consultations across the province
  • New deadline to file an Internal Review (social assistance and disability benefits)
  • Landlord and Tenant Board - New deadline of 12 months to file applications
  • New system for the Ontario Human Rights - How to defend your rental rights
  • Employees of temp agencies will be protected
  • Our 2009 celebrations - 25th anniversary of the Legal Clinic 1984-2009 - 15th anniversary of our newsletter 1994-2005 - Annual General Meeting of your Legal Clinic
  • Board of Directors' activities
  • Our services
Available in:
français (français)
Produced In:
2009
Format:
Newsletter

L'édition de l'hiver 2009 comprend les articles suivants:

  • Projet de loi 106 - Loi de 2009 visant à accroître la sécurité des collectivités et des quartiers
  • Attention aux contrats d'énergie
  • Programme ontarien de soutien aux personnes handicapées - Révision des dossiers médicaux
  • Taux légal d’augmentation des loyers pour 2010
  • Les activités de la Clinique : 25e anniversaire de la Clinique juridique 1984-2009
  • Recueil d'histoire de cas : La pauvreté - Mythe ou Réalité?
  • Activités du conseil d’administration
  • Nos services

Articles in the Winter 2009 issue include (in French only):

  • Bill 106 - The Safer Communities and Neighbourhoods Act
  • Beware of Energy Contracts
  • Ontario Disability Support Program - Review of medical files
  • 2010 Legal Rent Increase
  • Clinic's Activities: 25th anniversary of the Legal Clinic 1984-2009
  • Case Booklet: Poverty - Myth or Reality?
  • Board's activities
  • Our services

     

Available in:
français (français)
Produced In:
2009
Format:
Newsletter

This booklet reviews the laws on marriage in Ontario and divorce in Canada and explains how these laws relate to Islamic family law. It looks at the legal status of marriages and divorces from other countries and the role of Canadian family law in dealing with religious barriers to remarriage.

Available in:
English, français (français), Arabic (عربي ), Farsi/Persian (پارسی ), Somali (Afsoomaali), Urdu (اردو)
Produced In:
2009
Format:
Booklet/PDF

The Safe Third Country Agreement remains in effect, despite the recent decision of the Federal Court. There is further information in this resource under these headings:

  • There is no "Special Program" for Haitians, Mexicans or persons of any other nationality to immigrate to Canada at present.
  • You must ensure that you fall under one of the exceptions to the US-Canada "Safe Third Country Agreement".
  • You do not need to buy any forms to claim refugee status in Canada.
  • You cannot "exchange" your US documents for any type of Canadian "permit".
  • Groups that can provide further information about claiming refugee status at the Canadian border.
Available in:
English, français (français), Spanish (español)
Produced In:
2009
Format:
Web

By signing a Form 1, a doctor can keep someone in a psychiatric hospital for up to 72 hours for an assessment. This booklet explains what can happen after the assessment, what the person can do if they want to get out of the hospital, and who makes decisions about treatment.

Available in:
English, français (français)