Resources - français

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:
2017
Format:
Booklet/PDF, Web

This information on the Province of Ontario website explains the difference between an employee and an independent contractor in Ontario and what you're entitled to under the Employment Standards Act.

Available in:
English, français (français)
Produced In:
2017
Format:
Web

This guide outlines Canada's Old Age Security (OAS) program and its benefits, which include the Old Age Security pension, the Guaranteed Income Supplement, the Allowance, and the Allowance for the Survivor. The toolkit also outlines the eligibility for these benefits and how to apply.

You can request other formats online (interactive and printable) or call 1 800 O-Canada (1-800-622-6232). If you use a teletypewriter (TTY), call 1-800-926-9105. Large print, braille, audio cassette, audio CD, e-text diskette, e-text CD, and DAISY are available on demand.

Available in:
English, français (français)
Produced In:
2017
Format:
Web

This information on the Ministry of the Attorney General website covers these topics:

  • It is important not to talk or make noise before the opening of cort and once court has started. You should act in a way that is respectful to the court.
  • Am I allowed to use my cell phone, laptop or other electronic devices in a courtroom?
  • How should I dress when going to court?

After you open the link, click on each item to view the answer.

Available in:
English, français (français)
Produced In:
2017
Format:
Web

This resource explains mediation, arbitration, negotiation, restorative justice, collaborative law, and more. Presented on the website of the ADR Institute of Canada, the resource answers questions about ways to resolve conflicts besides the traditional litigation process.

Available in:
English, français (français)
Produced In:
2017
Format:
Web

This fact sheet on the Legal Aid Ontario website has information on:

  • What is first appearance?
  • Free interpretation services
  • What to bring to court 
  • How do I get a lawyer?
  • When should you apply for legal aid?
Available in:
English, français (français), Arabic (عربي ), Chinese (中文), Dari (دری ), Hungarian (magyar ), Russian (русский ), Somali (Afsoomaali), Spanish (español), Tamil (தமிழ்)
Produced In:
2017
Format:
Booklet/PDF, Web

This publication explains what a credit report (or "consumer report") is, and the legal rules for what information can and cannot be included in a credit report, who can access it, and how it can be used. It outlines how to get corrections made to a credit report, and what to do if you have problems with a credit bureau ("consumer reporting agency").

Available in:
English, français (français)
Produced In:
2017
Format:
Booklet/PDF, Web

This resource offers basic information about workers' rights: what they are and who has them. It also includes information about discrimination, workplace accommodation, taking legal action, and where to get help.

Available in:
English, français (français), Arabic (عربي ), Chinese (中文), Somali (Afsoomaali), Spanish (español), Tamil (தமிழ்), Urdu (اردو)

By law, the Workplace Safety and Insurance Board's (WSIB) "In Case of Injury" poster (Form 82) must be prominently displayed in every workplace covered by the WSIB. This page tells you how to get one of these posters.

Note: Versions of this resource in many other languages are provided on the webpage by Google Translate.

Available in:
English, français (français)
Produced In:
2016
Format:
Web

This Workplace Safety and Insurance Board (WSIB) document provides information on:

  • Registering an objection to a WSIB decision
  • The Appeal Readiness Form
  • Oral Hearings and Hearings in Writing
  • Written authorization and representatives
  • Employer appeals
  • Disagreeing with an Appeals Resolution Officer decision

Note: Versions of this resource in many other languages are provided by Google Translate. Go to the Employer Appeals page and click on Other Languages in the top right corner to choose your language. Then scroll down to the pdf of the Guide in your language.

Available in:
English, français (français)
Produced In:
2016
Format:
Booklet/PDF