Resources - français

Credit counsellors and debt settlement companies offer to help people get out of debt and stop creditors from bothering them. This resource covers the differences between non-profit credit counsellors and debt settlement companies, how they work, the rules they must follow, and the legal rights of people who use their services.

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

This resource offers basic information about what being charged with a crime in Canada can mean for a person's immigration status. It explains what a removal order does and what can be done to protect one's status and stay in Canada.

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

This is information in question-and-answer form about EI maternity and parental benefits.

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

This is information about the benefits available to parents of critically ill children. 

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

This handbook is for any woman in Ontario who is being abused, or who has been abused, by her partner. It includes information on making a safety plan, preparing to leave, the criminal process and trial, a woman's rights under family law, protection orders, and legal and community resources in Ontario.

It also has information on how abuse may affect a woman's immigration status, and a section that focuses on Indigenous women.

Available in:
English, français (français)

This resource offers basic information about sponsoring family members who are outside Canada to come and live here as permanent residents. It includes sections on who can be sponsored, the sponsor’s responsibilities, what can happen if sponsors cannot support the people they sponsored, and where to get help in many languages.

Available in:
English, français (français)

This booklet looks at cohabitation agreements, marriage contracts, and separation agreements, and explains the court's role in enforcing these types of domestic contracts. 

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

Domestic or sexual violence leave is a job-protected leave of absence. It provides up to 10 days and 15 weeks in a calendar year of time off to be taken for specific purposes when an employee or an employee's child has experienced or been threatened with domestic or sexual violence. The first five days of leave taken in a calendar year are paid, and the rest are unpaid. Topics covered are:

  1. Eligibility
  2. Length of domestic or sexual violence leave
  3. Domestic or sexual violence leave pay
  4. Domestic or sexual violence pay – what is it and when is it payable?
  5. Calculating domestic or sexual violence pay
  6. If paid domestic or sexual violence leave pay is taken when an employee was scheduled to work on a public holiday
  7. Notice requirements: Advance notice
  8. Interaction among different leaves
  9. Evidence
  10. Rights during and at the end of domestic or sexual violence leave
Available in:
English, français (français)
Produced In:
2017
Format:
Web

This document provides employers, employees, and unions with an overview of the duty to accommodate requirement and explains employee and employer rights and responsibilities.

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

If Service Canada makes a decision on your application for EI benefits that you do not agree with, you can request a reconsideration of that decision. Topics covered here include:

  • How to submit a request for reconsideration
  • How to authorize another person to access information about your request for reconsideration 
  • Appealing to the Social Security Tribunal
Available in:
English, français (français)
Produced In:
2017
Format:
Web