Resources by Language
This fact sheet lists the differences between an employee and an independent contractor and explains the rights of each. It includes information on what workers can do if they are concerned about their rights.
This booklet answers questions about children's rights to financial support from their parents. It explains who must pay child support, how to get it, how the court decides on the amount, how support orders are enforced, and what happens if a parent does not pay. The English version of this publication is also available in large print, braille, audio, and ASL (American Sign Language) from the Family Law Education for Women (FLEW) web site.
This booklet deals with stalking, assault, and sexual assault. It explains that these kinds of abuse are against the law in Canada and describes how the law can help women who experience this kind of abuse. There is information on restraining orders, exclusive possession of the family home, terms of release, and peace bonds. The English version of this publication is also available in large print, braille, audio, and ASL (American Sign Language) from the Family Law Education for Women (FLEW) web site.
This brochure explores what measures the Canadian Centre for International Justice (CCIJ) can take to help survivors of genocide, torture, and other atrocities seek justice and hold perpetrators responsible for their crimes. It looks at criminal prosecutions in Canada and abroad, civil lawsuits in Canada, extraditions, publicity campaigns, and compensation for clients.
This section of the Ministry of Children and Youth Services web site has information about the Ontario Child Benefit (OCB), a benefit for low-income families payable by the provincial government. Videos in English and French, and information sheets in many languages, explain what the OCB is and how to get it.
This web site has information about the Canada Learning Bond, Canada Education Savings Grants, and Registered Education Savings Plans, which are intended to help parents save for their children's education after high school.
This booklet looks at four kinds of Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) from the perspective of Muslim women. It describes negotiation, mediation, arbitration, and collaborative family law, and provides information on when, and when not, to use ADR to deal with family law issues. It explains how Ontario family law relates to Islamic family law.
This booklet looks at the legal status of domestic contracts, such as marriage contracts, cohabitation agreements, and separation agreements in the context of the Muslim community. It explains how Ontario family law relates to Islamic family law. It also looks at the court's role in enforcing domestic contracts.
This booklet focuses on arbitration, one form of alternative dispute resolution, and explains how it differs from mediation and private agreements. It briefly outlines the arbitration process and discusses when to use arbitration to settle issues such as custody and access, support, and how to divide property.