Resources - français

This section of the Department of Justice web site is a general description of the court system in Canada. It describes the types and levels of courts, their responsibilities, and how they relate to one another.

Available in:
English, français (français)
Produced In:
2008
Format:
Web

This resource kit has information on how consumers can reduce the risk of identify theft. Contents include: Identity Theft: Are You a Victim? Watch your Identity: Tips for Reducing the Risk of Identity Theft Identity Theft: What to do if it Happens to You The Identity Theft Statement: Frequently Asked Questions The Identity Theft Statement There is also a link to the Consumer Identity Theft Checklist, which has information for people who believe they have been victims of this crime.

Available in:
English, français (français)
Produced In:
2008
Format:
Web

This handbook is meant to help employers and staff comply with the Ontario Human Rights Code at all stages of employment. It includes a description of the Code, principles and concepts the Code is based on, grounds of discrimination, who has responsibility for human rights at work, who is protected at work, and how to create a workplace that complies with the Code.

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

Designed for grade 10 to 12 students and their teachers, this resource describes the process used to create new laws at the federal and provincial levels.

Available in:
English, français (français)

One of these fact sheets has information about human rights and the right to be free from discrimination. The other has information about the right to language interpretation services at Consent and Capacity Board hearings, Ontario Review Board hearings, Mental Health court, and in other situations.

Available in:
English, français (français), Amharic (Amharic), Chinese (中文), Portuguese (português ), Punjabi (ਪੰਜਾਬੀ ), Tamil (தமிழ்), Vietnamese (tiếng Việt)
Produced In:
2008
Format:
Web

This resource from Canada's privacy commissioner tells you how to avoid identity theft online and on social networking websites.

Available in:
English, français (français)
Produced In:
2008
Format:
Web

This booklet outlines Canada's roles in protecting refugees and refugee claimants, and the country's responsibility to protect the rights of non-citizens in Canada. It covers such topics as resettlement, settlement and integration, the refugee claim process, family reunification, and protection of trafficked persons.

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

This guide is meant to assist community organizations serving refugees and immigrants who are confronted with barriers as they try to reunite with family members. It deals with these topics:

  • Children overseas who are separated from refugee parents in Canada
  • Excluded family members
  • The landing of refugees with family members whose files are not finalized
  • DNA testing
  • Overseas processing of dependents of protected persons
Available in:
English, français (français)
Produced In:
2008
Format:
Booklet/PDF

This section of the Canadian Superior Court Judges Association web site includes information about the rule of law, the role of the courts, criminal and civil law, the source of our law, the structure of the courts, and courts and the constitution.

Available in:
English, français (français)
Produced In:
2006
Format:
Web

This resource is a tool for low-income people to maintain personal records and keep important government correspondence in order. Created by the Clinique juridique populaire de Prescott et Russell, the kit contains envelopes for organizing documents a client may need when dealing with legal matters related to income, rent, utilities, taxes, and other expenses. Tip sheets and brochures advise the client of their legal rights and give instructions on managing finances and keeping records. The folders were developed as supports for clients to take to appointments with officials and service providers. This kit can serve as a template and be customized to meet the needs of clients in communities across Ontario.

The kit includes:

Outside folder: A double pocket duo tang folder holds the materials. The front of the folder is labelled "Personal Documents" and the back is labelled "Produit par/Produced by Clinique juridique populaire de Prescott et Russell" and the clinic address.

Folder contents

  • Envelopes - Large envelopes (8.5" X 11" size) are provided for storing invoices, receipts, statements, or letters. Separate envelopes are provided for housing documents (such as leases, rent receipts, and utilities payments), social assistance or pension documents, and other documents (such as credit card invoices and payments or car payments). Logos representing the organizations that generate the documents are printed on the fronts of the envelopes to assist people with low literacy or limited language skills to add their documents to the appropriate envelopes.
  • Tip sheet - The "Things to Do" sheet explains where to put documents in the kit along with some general points on things to do and things to avoid in managing personal financial affairs.
  • Referral list This is a list of community and government services and local food banks with directions on how to access their services.
  • Other kit materials: A note pad, a pen, and a selection of other brochures and forms that may be useful to the client are included.
Available in:
English, français (français)
Produced In:
2006
Format:
Booklet/PDF