Resources - français

This information from Consumer Protection Ontario explains your rights and what questions to ask before you buy a time share or join a vacation club.

Available in:
English, français (français)
Produced In:
2018
Format:
Web

The federal Divorce Act sets out the spousal support rules for married couples who divorce. Since the Divorce Act is a federal law, the rules apply across Canada. This page on the Department of Justice website lists what factors judges consider when deciding if a spouse should get support after a divorce, whether spousal misconduct is considered, and how a requirement to pay spousal support would affect child support payments.

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

This section of the Ontario Ministry of Children, Community and Social Services has information on the process of adopting a child, with links to these topics:

  • I'm thinking about adopting
  • I've decided to adopt
  • Life after adoption
Available in:
English, français (français)
Produced In:
2017
Format:
Web

On October 24, 2017, the Immigration and Refugee Protection Regulations will change to reinstate the maximum age for a dependent child as under 22 years. (Since 1 August 2014, the maximum age has been under 19 years). The Canadian Council for Refugees has prepared a document providing detailed practical information about the change, particularly with regard to people who have applications in process when the regulation changes on 24 October 2017.

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

Certificates are one of a range of services that Legal Aid Ontario provides for its clients. This information from the Legal Aid of Ontario website covers these topics:

  • What's a legal aid certificate?
  • Does your legal problem qualify?
  • Does your income qualify?
Available in:
English, français (français)
Produced In:
2017
Format:
Web

This resource identifies the main issues that can come up when relationships end. It includes information about marriage and divorce, living together, and domestic contracts, and explains how decisions can be made through agreement, mediation, court, or arbitration.

Available in:
English, français (français), Chinese (中文), Farsi/Persian (پارسی ), Spanish (español), Urdu (اردو)
Produced In:
2017
Format:
Booklet/PDF, Web

An appeal to the second level of the Social Security Tribunal (SST), the Appeal Division, is an appeal of the General Division's decision. There is information here about permission to appeal, what happens once permission to appeal is given, and what happens if you disagree with the decision made by the Appeal Division.

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

This know-your-rights guide is for non-U.S. citizens coming to Canada from the United States to make a refugee claim. It has four sections:

  • Coming by a port of entry
  • Making a refugee claim at a port of entry
  • Entering Canada somewhere other than at a regular port of entry
  • Protecting yourself
Available in:
English, français (français), Amharic (Amharic), Arabic (عربي ), Chinese (中文), Farsi/Persian (پارسی ), Haitian Creole (kreyòl ayisyen), Kurdish (Sorani) (Kurdish (Sorani)), Punjabi (ਪੰਜਾਬੀ ), Somali (Afsoomaali), Spanish (español), Tagalog/Filipino (Tagalog/Filipino), Tamil (தமிழ்), Tigryna (Tigryna), Twi (Twi), Urdu (اردو), Vietnamese (tiếng Việt)
Produced by:
No One Is Illegal
Produced In:
2017
Format:
Booklet/PDF

This booklet explains what landlords can do with personal property that tenants leave behind when they move or are evicted. It describes when it is legal for a landlord to take a tenant's belongings, what a landlord can do with the belongings of a tenant who dies, and what some of the rules are for a tenant who lives in a mobile or land lease home.

Available in:
English, français (français)

Anyone who is the subject of a General Division decision can appeal that decision to the Appeal Division. This includes a claimant, a beneficiary, an added party, as well as the Minister of Employment and Social Development Canada. Topics include:

  1. Before appealing
  2. When to appeal
  3. How to appeal
  4. Key steps in an appeal
  5. Hearings
  6. Decisions

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