Resources - français
Learn about your employment standards rights and responsibilities – including hours of work, minimum wage, and termination pay – in the ministry's biweekly podcast. Other topics include Employing Domestic Workers, Deductions From Wages, Family Medical Leave, Reprisals, and more. Each podcast is less than six minutes long.
This booklet describes what tenants have to do if they want to move out, and what can happen if they do not follow the rules. There are sections dealing with ways to move out early: making an agreement with a landlord, assigning, subletting, and applying to the Landlord and Tenant Board.
ServiceOntario, Canada Revenue Agency, and Service Canada have a joint Newborn Registration Service, where you can register your baby's birth and apply for their birth certificate, Canada Child Benefits, and Social Insurance Number at the same time.
The website of the Ontario Court of Justice (OCJ) has information about the OCJ and links to the courts and areas it has jurisdiction over, such as the Family Court, many criminal law matters, and provincial offenses. It also has sections featuring links for the general public, teachers and students, the media, and legal professionals.
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.
This guide provides general legal information about planning for illness and death for people in Ontario. Topics in the booklet include: Powers of attorney, wills, planning for your children, your home, benefits, resources, services, and more.
This resource describes the rights and responsibilities of pregnant women and breastfeeding mothers in Ontario, their rights at work, in services, in accommodation, and special needs they may have. The information is also available in a video with audio and American Sign Language.
This document looks at HIV-related legal questions of agencies that provide services to women in Canada. It is meant to help service providers inform the women they work with, and to guide service providers about their responsibilities with respect to HIV-related information. Some of the questions this document addresses are: Can a service provider ask a client if she has any infectious diseases, such as HIV? What should we do if the police ask us for copies of our confidential records about a client? What remedies do women have if their HIV-positive status has been revealed without their consent?
Note: As of March 13, 2012, the term "pardon" has been replaced with "record suspension" in Canada. This page on the Parole Board of Canada's website has links for downloading the Record Suspension Application Guide and Forms, which reflects new eligibility criteria as a result of legislative changes introduced in March 2012.
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.