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This web site has information in question and answer form on topics such as finding a lawyer, tickets and fines, lawsuits and disputes, family and criminal law, human rights, and wills and estates. A toll-free number gives access to legal information in over 170 languages.

Available in:
English, français (français)
Produced In:
2018
Format:
Web

This section of the the Law Society of Ontario website has list of topics that cover the services they offer the public:

  • What we can do for you
  • Finding a lawyer
  • Finding a paralegal
  • Finding out more about a specific lawyer or paralegal
  • Access to other legal services the Law Society supports

There is also a link to the Society's public legal information guide, Handling everyday legal problems: Information to help you make good choices.

Available in:
English, français (français)
Produced In:
2018
Format:
Booklet/PDF, Web

Every tenant has the right to a home that is well maintained, in a building that is clean and safe. This booklet explains the types of maintenance and repairs that landlords must do, steps tenants can take to get things fixed, and ways tenants can get help.

Available in:
English, français (français), Korean (한국어/조선말)

This booklet contains information on the rules about marriage in Ontario and divorce in Canada. It also discusses the legal status in Canada of marriages and divorces from other countries, and the role of Canadian family law in dealing with religious barriers to remarriage. 

Available in:
English, français (français), American Sign Language (ASL), Arabic (عربي ), Chinese (中文), Farsi/Persian (پارسی ), Korean (한국어/조선말), Punjabi (ਪੰਜਾਬੀ ), Russian (русский ), Somali (Afsoomaali), Spanish (español), Tamil (தமிழ்), Urdu (اردو)
Produced by:
FLEW/FODF
Produced In:
2018
Format:
Booklet/PDF, Video, Web

This booklet reviews the laws on marriage in Ontario and divorce in Canada and explains how these laws relate to Islamic family law. It looks at the legal status of marriages and divorces from other countries and the role of Canadian family law in dealing with religious barriers to remarriage.

Available in:
English, français (français), Arabic (عربي ), Farsi/Persian (پارسی ), Somali (Afsoomaali), Urdu (اردو)
Produced In:
2018
Format:
Booklet/PDF

This booklet describes what tenants have to do if they want to move out, and what can happen if they do not follow the rules. There are sections dealing with ways to move out early: making an agreement with a landlord, assigning, subletting, and applying to the Landlord and Tenant Board. This edition includes new information on how a tenant can end their lease early if their landlord won’t use the provincial standard lease form.

Available in:
English, français (français), Korean (한국어/조선말)

This tip sheet contains general information on what to do if your landlord has made you leave or has locked you out of your place without getting an eviction order from the Landlord and Tenant Board.

Available in:
English, français (français)
Produced In:
2018
Format:
Booklet/PDF

Topics covered by this tip sheet include:

  • Can my landlord evict me because I owe rent?
  • Must I move out by the termination date?
  • My landlord gave me a Notice of Hearing. Can I settle my case before the hearing?
  • What is a payment plan?
  • Where can I get help or more information?
  • Payment plan worksheet
     
Available in:
English, français (français)
Produced In:
2018
Format:
Booklet/PDF

Designed for young newcomers, this website provides settlement-related information. It is intended to give young newcomers a place to ask questions and receive information and referrals online from peers and professionals. NewYouth.ca can be found on Facebook, Twitter (@newcomeryouth), and YouTube (newcomeryouth).

Available in:
English, français (français)
Produced In:
2018
Format:
Web

This section of the Ontario Human Rights Commission website explains the OHRC position on dress codes for employers and employees. It also includes links to these OHRC publications:

  • Sexual harassment and sex discrimination at work
  • Eliminating discrimination to advance the human rights of women and transgender people
  • Infographics - Does your dress code violate the Human Rights Code?
  • Dress Code checklist for employers
  • Examples of sexualized dress code requirements
  • Dress code FAQs
Available in:
English, français (français)
Produced In:
2018
Format:
Web