Resources - Tagalog/Filipino
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 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 information sheet explains that it is illegal for employers to charge recruitment fees, hold employees' passports, or penalize employees for making complaints, and it tells employees how to protect themselves against these tactics.
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.