Resources - français

This booklet describes the Participation Agreement that must be made by people who need financial assistance from Ontario Works (OW). It explains what sorts of activities can be part of an Agreement and what happens when a person cannot do what they agreed to. It also includes sections on community placements and how to appeal if assistance is refused, cut off, or reduced.

Available in:
English, français (français)

This Government of Canada web page includes these topics: 

  • What is a payday loan?
  • How much do payday loans cost compared to other forms of credit?
  • What happens if I can't pay a payday loan back on time?
  • Things to consider before applying for a payday loan
  • Know your rights if you apply for a loan
  • For more information or to make a complaint
  • Related publications
Available in:
English, français (français)
Produced In:
2016
Format:
Web

This booklet sets out the rights of a person who is stopped, questioned, searched, arrested, or detained by the police. It also explains when the police can enter or search someone's home.

Available in:
English, français (français), American Sign Language (ASL), Arabic (عربي ), Spanish (español), Urdu (اردو)
Produced In:
2016
Format:
Booklet/PDF, Video

This pamphlet explains what a Power of Attorney for Personal Care is, reasons to make one, and what can happen if you do not. Topics include how to make a Power of Attorney for Personal Care, when an attorney can make decisions, the types of decisions they can make, and where to get forms, legal information, and help.

Available in:
English, français (français)

A record suspension (formerly a pardon) allows people who were convicted of a criminal offence, but have completed their sentence and demonstrated they are law-abiding citizens for a prescribed number of years, to have their criminal record kept separate and apart from other criminal records. On this website, you can learn how to apply for a record suspension, find out who gets to apply and how much it costs, and get other relevant information.

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

The birth of every baby born in Ontario must be registered with the province within 30 days. Here you can find out how to register your new baby with the province.

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

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)

The Workplace Safety and Insurance Board (WSIB) Return to Work fact sheets include these titles:

  • Functional Abilities Form for Timely Return to Work
  • Multidisciplinary health care (MDHC) assessments
  • Re-employing injured workers
  • Re-employing injured workers in the construction industry
  • Work Transition for Workers and Employers

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

On this Government of Ontario website, you can learn how to request information about an adoption you were involved in. It's free. Some of the topics covered:

  • Adoptions in Ontario
  • Born in Ontario
  • Born outside Ontario
  • What kind of information you can get: Identifying, and non-identifying
  • Privacy and contact preferences
Available in:
English, français (français)
Produced In:
2016
Format:
Web

When parents separate or divorce, they have to put in place a parenting plan covering where the children will live, how much time the children will spend with each parent, and who will make major decisions about raising the children. This booklet discusses different custody and access arrangements, how to get help to work out a parenting plan, and how judges and arbitrators make these decisions if the parents cannot agree. The booklet closes with detailed information on where to find legal assistance.

Available in:
English, français (français), Chinese (中文), Spanish (español)
Produced In:
2016
Format:
Booklet/PDF, Web