Resources - English

This LawFacts resource answers these questions about being a surety:

  • What is a surety?
  • Can I be a surety?
  • Will I have to speak in court if I want to be a surety?
  • What if the accused breaks one or more of the bail conditions while I am his or her surety?
  • Will the accused have to have another bail hearing if I'm removed as surety?
  • What if I don't want to be a surety anymore?
Available in:
English, français (français)
Produced In:
2018
Format:
Web

Child death leave is an unpaid, job-protected leave of absence. It provides up to 104 weeks with respect to the death of a child. This resource has information on these topics:

  1. Eligibility
  2. Federal income support grant
  3. Time of a child death leave
  4. Sharing child death leave
  5. Notice requirements: Advance notice and a written plan
  6. Evidence
  7. Rights during and at the end of child death leave
Available in:
English, français (français)
Produced In:
2018
Format:
Web

This resource offers information to help parents who are dealing with child protection agencies. It outlines when an agency might contact a family, how to respond if contacted, what the agency might do, what to do if the agency takes a child away, and where to get help in many languages.

Available in:
English, français (français), Arabic (عربي ), Chinese (中文), Somali (Afsoomaali), Spanish (español), Tamil (தமிழ்), Urdu (اردو)

Crime-related child death or disappearance leave is an unpaid job-protected leave of absence. It provides up to 104 weeks with respect to the crime-related disappearance of a child. This resource has information on these topics:

  1. Eligibility
  2. Federal income support grant
  3. Timing of a crime-related child disappearance leave
  4. Sharing crime-related child disappearance leave
  5. Notice requirements: Advance notice and a written plan
  6. Evidence
  7. Rights during and at the end of crime-related child disappearance leave
Available in:
English, français (français)
Produced In:
2018
Format:
Web

Critical illness leave is unpaid job-protected leave of absence of up to 37 weeks in relation to a critically ill minor child, or 17 weeks in relation to a critically ill adult within a 52-week period.

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

This resource explains who can get income support from the Ontario Disability Support Program and how to apply. It includes information about the forms that have to be filled out and who can fill them out.

Available in:
English, français (français), Arabic (عربي )
Produced In:
2018
Format:
Booklet/PDF, Web

This LawFacts information sheet answers questions about diversion programs, which generally involve an accused person doing something outside of court in order to have charges stayed or withdrawn by the Crown. Some of the questions are:

  • Who decides whether my case is eligible for diversion?
  • How do I know if I've been offered diversion on my case?
  • How do I know if I should take the offer of diversion or not?
  • What should I do if I've been asked to do community service?
  • What should I do if I've been asked to make a charitable donation?
  • What should I do if I've been asked to take some counselling or a course?
Available in:
English, français (français)
Produced In:
2018
Format:
Web

This factsheet has information on minimum wages, hours of work, pay for overtime, holidays, and vacation, deductions from pay, personal emergency leave, and termination.

Available in:
English
Produced In:
2018
Format:
Booklet/PDF

This factsheet has information about how human rights are protected in Canada, who is covered by human rights laws, what human rights have to do with work, what workplace discrimination and harassment are, how to make a complaint, what the duty to accommodate is, and more.

Available in:
English
Produced In:
2018
Format:
Web

This factsheet has information on the Occupational Health and Safety Act (OHSA), who is covered by OHSA, workers' rights and responsibilities with regard to OHSA, the right to training and information about OHSA, the right to refuse unsafe work, and more.

Available in:
English
Produced In:
2018
Format:
Web