Resources - Punjabi
This booklet is for immigrant and refugee women who are experiencing abuse in a relationship or in a family. It discusses Canadian law, what people's rights are, and what kind of help is available.
The Long-Term Care Action Line is a service to hear concerns and complaints from persons receiving service from Long-Term Care Homes and Community Care Access Centres (CCAC). The Action Line offers service in English and French. A fact sheet is available in 19 languages.
Created for patients or health care consumers in Ontario, this website lists their most important rights, how they can make a complaint, and how they can get more information about their rights.
This brochure covers these topics as they affect tenants:
- Housing is a human right - you have the right to equal treatment in housing without discrimination and harassment
- Where do housing rights apply? The Code applies to every part of buying or renting housing
- Choosing tenants - The Code says what landlords can ask when choosing tenants
- If you need accommodation for a disability or special need
- When your need affects others - balancing the needs of all tenants
- When the Code does not apply
- To make a human rights complaint
The brochure is available in video in American Sign Language on the English and French websites.
This resource has information for newcomers who are thinking about using a consultant or lawyer to represent them or to help with an immigration application. It discusses paid and unpaid consultants and what to look for in a consultant.
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 article provides information on eligibility criteria for Canadian citizenship and the application process. Links to citizenship forms, fee schedule and other related articles are provided.
This resource explains what the process is for sponsoring someone living outside Canada, who is eligible to be a sponsor, and who is a spouse or common-law partner. It links to forms and further information on the Citizenship and Immigration Canada web site.