Content guidelines

Content on Your Legal Rights covers topics that will help people in Ontario understand and exercise their legal rights. We invite community organizations and legal clinics to submit their content.

Your Legal Rights will edit or reject content that does not follow these Content guidelines and our Content policy.

Your Legal Rights content includes:

Resources

The resources on Your Legal Rights cover topics that will help people in Ontario understand and exercise their legal rights. Most resources are produced by community organizations and legal clinics.

To see examples of the types of resources included on Your Legal Rights, check out our Browse all resources page.

Common Questions

The common questions on Your Legal Rights provide questions,answers and next steps to solve everyday legal problems confronting people in Ontario. In each case, the answer points to resources and services on Your Legal Rights where more information is provided.

To see examples of the types of Common Questions included on Your Legal Rights, check out our Browse all common questions page.

Services

The Services Map on Your Legal Rights provides information on key legal and social service organizations across Ontario.

To see examples of the types of Services included on Your Legal Rights, check out our Browse all services page.

Training

The training section of Your Legal Rights includes public legal education workshops produced in partnership with community organizations and legal clinics across Ontario. These webinars are aimed at community workers and advocates who work with low-income and disadvantaged communities in Ontario.

To see examples of the types of training webinars included on Your Legal Rights, check out our Browse archived webinars page.

News & Events

Your Legal Rights includes news about legal issues and law reform and events and workshops on legal topics happening across Ontario.

To see examples of the types of Services included on Your Legal Rights, check out our Browse all services page.

Social Media

We use social media channels extensively to promote the content we post to the Your Legal Rights website. As with all content we post to Your Legal Rights, we post content to social media websites such as Twitter and Facebook on topics and issues that will help people in Ontario understand and exercise their legal rights. 

Social media tools and websites encourage users to engage with and share content they find interesting and we are pleased to see our content shared and commented on widely.

For more information on how we use social media please see our Connect section.

For policies specific to Social Media, please see our Social Media Content Policy.

For more information

For more information about the types of content we include and don't include on Your Legal Rights, check out our Content policy.