Resources - français

The Ontario Human Rights Commission policy on drug and alcohol testing covers topics including:

  • Drug or alcohol dependency and abuse as a disability
  • Drug and alcohol testing: direct or constructive discrimination?
  • Drug and alcohol testing: basic principles
  • Pre-employment testing for drug and alcohol use as part of an employment- related medical examination
  • On-the-job testing  
Available in:
English, français (français)
Produced In:
2009
Format:
Booklet/PDF, Web

This information sheet gives basic information about how to rent a home in Canada, what to look for, and the responsibilities of landlord and tenant. Topics include getting started, what kinds of rental housing are available, landlord and tenant responsibilities, signing a lease, moving in, moving out, and links to more information.

Available in:
English, français (français), Arabic (عربي ), Chinese (中文), Punjabi (ਪੰਜਾਬੀ ), Spanish (español), Tagalog/Filipino (Tagalog/Filipino), Urdu (اردو)
Produced In:
2009
Format:
Booklet/PDF

This resource answers common questions about the Canada-U.S. Safe Third Country Agreement and about who is affected. Its aim is to give basic information to people considering making a refugee claim in Canada or to their advisors.

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

This document is intended to give basic information to people who are considering making a refugee claim in Canada, or to their advisors.

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

This fact sheet describes statelessness and the problems of stateless people in Canada, and recommends action Canada should take to deal with this issue. It explains some of the causes of statelessness and highlights the situation of Bhutanese refugees in Nepal, Haitians born in the Dominican Republic, various former citizens of the Soviet Union, and many Palestinians.

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

This pamphlet discusses Canadian law on the age of consent. It explains the exceptions to age 16 as the age of consent, and it defines sexual activity and sexual exploitation. This resource has information that may be useful to people across Canada, but referral and contact information is only for people in Prince Edward Island.

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

This guide was designed for judges, justices of the peace, prosecutors, police, witness coordinators, victim service workers, shelter staff, and educators. It discusses principles of helping children and teenagers testify in court and how they apply in the Yukon, the Northwest Territories, and Nunavut. Topics covered include providing victim support and the needs of witnesses with diagnosed or suspected fetal alcohol spectrum disorder.
Although written for use in Canada's North, people in other parts of Canada may find the information relevant.

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

This one-page poster provides a summary of some rights and responsibilities under the Employment Standards Act. It has brief, basic information on hours of work, rest periods, overtime pay, minimum wage, paydays, vacation time and pay, public holidays, leaves of absence, and termination notice and pay.

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

This brochure has information about obtaining a Jewish divorce (Get) in Ontario. It describes the differences between a Canadian divorce and a Jewish divorce and explains why Jewish women need both. There is also information on what a woman can do if her husband refuses to grant her a Get.

Available in:
English, français (français), Hebrew (עִבְרִית), Russian (русский ), Spanish (español), Yiddish (ייִדיש)
Produced In:
2009
Format:
Booklet/PDF

This brochure explains why it is important for First Nation, Métis, and Inuit people to identify themselves as Aboriginal to their lawyers so their lawyers can explore the areas of law that deal with Aboriginal circumstances or rights. It discusses how Canadian law treats Aboriginal people, particularly with regard to the Criminal Code, Youth Criminal Justice Act, and Child and Family Services Act, as well as other considerations a lawyer may need to take into account.

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