Resources - Punjabi
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 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.
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 Ontario Energy Board web site for consumers has information about energy contracts, gas and electricity bills, energy prices and rates, and the Low-Income Energy Assistance Program (LEAP).
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.