Resources - français

To increase a tenant's rent, the landlord must follow the rules set by the Residential Tenancies Act. This booklet explains those rules. It also talks about agreements that a landlord and a tenant can make to increase the rent, rules about deposits and other charges, and steps tenants can take if they have paid an illegal rent or charge.

Available in:
English, français (français)

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

If someone has been told they don't qualify for Ministry-funded adult developmental services and supports, they can ask for a review of the decision. The purpose of this policy directive is to ensure that the process of reviewing a decision is fair and consistent across the province.

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

This booklet explains the basic rules for property division between separating married spouses, their rights and obligations with respect to the matrimonial home, and what happens to property if one spouse dies. It also explains the different situation of common-law spouses. There are sections on responsibility for debts, division of CPP credits, and written agreements. 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

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

This booklet looks at spousal support for married or common-law partners who are divorcing or separating, including the factors that affect whether spousal support must be paid, in what amount, and for how long. It also contains information about spouses who are on social assistance, and how to enforce payment of support. 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

A backgrounder from Health Canada with facts and answers about legal cannabis in Canada. Note that the backgrounder was produced in June 2018 and has some references that are pre-legalization.

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