Resources - English

Topics covered on this Ministry of Consumer Services web page are:

  • Ask the right questions
  • When you shop online
  • Buying from a telemarketer
Available in:
English, français (français)
Produced In:
2018
Format:
Web

This brochure for lawyers and paralegals addressses these questions:

  • When am I required to advise my clients of their right to receive legal services in the French language?
  • Where does the right to proceed in the French language apply?
  • How can clients find lawyers or paralegals who offer legal services in French?
  • Where can I find information on my responsibilities to advise my clients of their French-language rights?

     

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

This resource explains alternative dispute resolution (ADR) and when to use it in dealing with family law issues. There are sections describing negotiation, mediation, arbitration, and collaborative family law. 

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:
Audio, Booklet/PDF, Video, Web

This section of the Canadian Council for Refugees website has information on these topics:

  • Why is citizenship important?
  • Did you know it's easier to become a Canadian citizen before turning 18?
  • More people qualify for citizenship now
  • Children and youth applying for citizenship alone
  • Language/knowledge in the citizenship application
  • Applying for a waiver or accommodation
  • Citizenship and cessation
Available in:
English, français (français)
Produced In:
2018
Format:
Booklet/PDF, Web

Legal Aid Ontario (LAO) has links to these topics on its website:

  • Language rights - Rights guaranteed by the Charter of Rights and Freedoms
  • LAO policies on French Language Services
  • Finding LAO and related services for Francophones

There is also a link to Francophone legal advice telephone lines.

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

This LawFacts information sheet answers questions about bail, including:

  • What is bail?
  • What happens at a bail hearing?
  • Why would the police decide to bring someone to bail court?
  • Does the accused always have to prove to the court why they should get out on bail?
  • What are my responsibilities as a surety?
  • Does an accused have to deposit money with the court to get out on bail?
Available in:
English, français (français)
Produced In:
2018
Format:
Web

This LawFacts resource answers these questions about being a surety:

  • What is a surety?
  • Can I be a surety?
  • Will I have to speak in court if I want to be a surety?
  • What if the accused breaks one or more of the bail conditions while I am his or her surety?
  • Will the accused have to have another bail hearing if I'm removed as surety?
  • What if I don't want to be a surety anymore?
Available in:
English, français (français)
Produced In:
2018
Format:
Web

This information from Consumer Protection Ontario explains your rights and what questions to ask before you buy a time share or join a vacation club.

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

This resource explains your rights when you buy or lease a used motor vehicle from a registered dealer. It tells you what information the dealer must give you, what must be in the written contract, and what you can do if a dealer breaks these rules or acts unfairly.

Available in:
English, français (français)

On this Government of Canada website, you can apply to become a Canadian citizen, prepare for the citizenship test, and find out how you can resume or give up your Canadian citizenship.

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