Resources - Spanish
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.
This booklet sets out the rights of a person who is stopped, questioned, searched, arrested, or detained by the police. It also explains when the police can enter or search someone's home.
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 offers basic information about workers' rights: what they are and who has them. It also includes information about discrimination, workplace accommodation, taking legal action, and where to get help.
This information sheet explains why it is important for refugees with permanent status to apply for citizenship as soon as possible.
This guide aims to provide basic legal information to people without immigration status so that they will be able to better protect themselves from the risks of immigration arrest and detention. It looks at who is at risk, how to develop a strategy for what to do if confronted by immigration or police, safety plans, what to do if an officer stops you in a public place, at work, at home, in a car or on a bike, getting help while in detention, and key legal information for detainees.
Workers covered by the Employment Standards Act can file a claim at the Ontario Ministry of Labour for unpaid wages and other violations at work. This factsheet explains how and when to apply and where to go for support. It has basic information outlining what happens when you file a claim at the Ministry of Labour.
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.