Resources - Français
This page on the Ministry of Labour website is for young workers (ages 15 to 24) to acquaint them with their rights at work. Topics it covers are Payday; Getting Paid; Working Time, Rest and Eating periods; Overtime; Public Holidays; and If You Lose Your Job. It features a list of The Employment Standards Top Ten issues, and Workplace Warning Signs.
LawFacts.ca is a website designed by Legal Aid Ontario (LAO) to help people find information about criminal law processes. The site includes a glossary of terms, forms and checklists, and legal information in the following topic areas:
- Adult sentencing
- Being a surety
- Court orders and sentencing
- Duty counsel
- First court appearance
- Guilty pleas
- Peace bonds
- Types of sentences
This resource answers questions about voting in Ontario provincial elections. Prepared for newcomers, it explains who can vote, how to get on the voters list, what issues provincial governments make decisions about, what the role of the Member of Provincial Parliament (MPP) is, and where and when to vote.
Prepared for newcomers, this resource answers questions such as who can vote, how to get on the voters list, how to choose who to vote for, and how to get help while voting.
This section of the Department of Justice web site has information about determining child support amounts, federal child support guidelines, and setting up support agreements. There are links to other sections such as:
- Federal Child Support Guidelines: Step-by-Step
- Federal Child Support Amounts: Simplified Tables
The Frequently Asked Questions section of the Advocacy Centre for Tenants Ontario (ACTO) web site covers many issues tenants ask about: evictions in winter, changing locks, resources for newcomers, how to get repairs done, plus links to further information.
This brochure outlines the process to follow when a person disagrees with decisions about their right to social assistance from Ontario Works or the Ontario Disability Support Program. It describes how to request an internal review, file an appeal with the Social Benefits Tribunal, and apply for interim assistance.
This page of the Service Canada web site is the main government source of information about the Canada Pension Plan, with links to topics such as eligibility, how to apply, and payment rates.
The web site of the Canadian Environmental Law Association (CELA) has information on CELA's law reform priorities and public legal education activities in the areas of water sustainability, pollution and health, green energy, and planning and sustainability.