Resources - Tagalog/Filipino

This know-your-rights guide is for non-U.S. citizens coming to Canada from the United States to make a refugee claim. It has four sections:

  • Coming by a port of entry
  • Making a refugee claim at a port of entry
  • Entering Canada somewhere other than at a regular port of entry
  • Protecting yourself
Available in:
English, français (français), Amharic (Amharic), Arabic (عربي ), Chinese (中文), Farsi/Persian (پارسی ), Haitian Creole (kreyòl ayisyen), Kurdish (Sorani) (Kurdish (Sorani)), Punjabi (ਪੰਜਾਬੀ ), Somali (Afsoomaali), Spanish (español), Tagalog/Filipino (Tagalog/Filipino), Tamil (தமிழ்), Tigryna (Tigryna), Twi (Twi), Urdu (اردو), Vietnamese (tiếng Việt)
Produced by:
No One Is Illegal
Produced In:
2017
Format:
Booklet/PDF

This guide is for people in the Agricultural Stream of the Temporary Foreign Worker Program in Ontario. It aims to help you learn about your rights and what services are available to you in Ontario. You can also find out about topics such as employment, housing, health, everyday life, work permits, and your legal rights. Although the guides contain a lot of useful information, it is important to get additional advice for your specific situation.

Available in:
English, français (français), Spanish (español), Tagalog/Filipino (Tagalog/Filipino), Thai (ภาษาไทย )
Produced In:
2015
Format:
Booklet/PDF

This guide is for people in the Caregiver Stream of the Temporary Foreign Worker Program in Ontario. It aims to help you learn about your rights and what services are available to you in Ontario. You can also find out about topics such as employment, housing, health, everyday life, work permits, and your legal rights. Although the guides contain a lot of useful information, it is important to get additional advice for your specific situation.

Available in:
English, français (français), Chinese (中文), Tagalog/Filipino (Tagalog/Filipino)
Produced In:
2015
Format:
Booklet/PDF

This guide is for people in the Low and High Skilled Streams of the Temporary Foreign Worker Program in Ontario. It aims to help you learn about your rights and what services are available to you in Ontario. You can also find out about topics such as employment, housing, health, everyday life, work permits, and your legal rights. Although the guides contain a lot of useful information, it is important to get additional advice for your specific situation.

Available in:
English, français (français), Chinese (中文), Hindi (हिन्दी ), Spanish (español), Tagalog/Filipino (Tagalog/Filipino)
Produced In:
2015
Format:
Booklet/PDF

Number 1 in a series of brochures that address in a question-and-answer form the privacy rights and disclosure obligations of people living with HIV in a variety of day-to-day contexts. Questions include: Do I have to tell my employer that I have HIV? When I apply for a job, can an employer ask me if I have HIV or require me to take an HIV test? What about if I work in the health care field? Do I have to tell my employer that I have HIV?

Available in:
English, français (français), Arabic (عربي ), Chinese (中文), Punjabi (ਪੰਜਾਬੀ ), Spanish (español), Tagalog/Filipino (Tagalog/Filipino)
Produced In:
2013
Format:
Booklet/PDF

The Long-Term Care Action Line is a service to hear concerns and complaints from persons receiving service from Long-Term Care Homes and Local Health Integration Networks (LHINs). The Action Line offers service in English and French. A fact sheet is available in 19 languages.

Available in:
English, français (français), Arabic (عربي ), Chinese (中文), Farsi/Persian (پارسی ), German (Deutsch), Greek (Ελληνικά), Italian (Italiana), Korean (한국어/조선말), Oji-Cree (ᐊᓂᔑᓂᓂᒧᐏᐣ), Polish (język polski), Portuguese (português ), Punjabi (ਪੰਜਾਬੀ ), Russian (русский ), Spanish (español), Tagalog/Filipino (Tagalog/Filipino), Tamil (தமிழ்), Urdu (اردو), Vietnamese (tiếng Việt)
Produced In:
2013
Format:
Booklet/PDF, Web

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.

Available in:
English, français (français), Arabic (عربي ), Chinese (中文), Gujarati (ગુજરાતી), Punjabi (ਪੰਜਾਬੀ ), Russian (русский ), Spanish (español), Tagalog/Filipino (Tagalog/Filipino), Tamil (தமிழ்), Urdu (اردو)
Produced by:
Settlement.Org
Produced In:
2013
Format:
Web

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.

Available in:
English, français (français), Arabic (عربي ), Chinese (中文), Italian (Italiana), Korean (한국어/조선말), Portuguese (português ), Punjabi (ਪੰਜਾਬੀ ), Somali (Afsoomaali), Spanish (español), Tagalog/Filipino (Tagalog/Filipino), Tamil (தமிழ்), Vietnamese (tiếng Việt)
Produced In:
2011
Format:
Booklet/PDF, Web

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.

Available in:
English, français (français), Arabic (عربي ), Chinese (中文), Gujarati (ગુજરાતી), Punjabi (ਪੰਜਾਬੀ ), Russian (русский ), Spanish (español), Tagalog/Filipino (Tagalog/Filipino), Tamil (தமிழ்), Urdu (اردو)
Produced by:
Settlement.Org
Produced In:
2011
Format:
Web

This booklet suggests action steps to increase safety for women at risk of being abused by their partners. There are detailed instructions on creating an emergency escape plan. Also included is a section on children's safety planning.

Available in:
English, français (français), Arabic (عربي ), Chinese (中文), Hindi (हिन्दी ), Italian (Italiana), Portuguese (português ), Punjabi (ਪੰਜਾਬੀ ), Spanish (español), Tagalog/Filipino (Tagalog/Filipino), Urdu (اردو), Vietnamese (tiếng Việt)
Produced In:
2010
Format:
Booklet/PDF, Web