Resources - English

This resource has information about programs and services available to Ontario's seniors. Topics covered include: 

  • Active Living
  • Caregiving
  • Finances
  • Health and Wellness
  • Housing
  • Long-Term Care Homes
  • Safety and Security
  • Transportation
  • Key Contacts
  • Ontario Government I.D.

It is available in English, French, and 14 other languages. You can order a hard copy from the Ontario Government, or look at individual chapters in English here.

Available in:
English, français (français), Arabic (عربي ), Chinese (中文), Farsi/Persian (پارسی ), Gujarati (ગુજરાતી), Italian (Italiana), Korean (한국어/조선말), Polish (język polski), Portuguese (português ), Punjabi (ਪੰਜਾਬੀ ), Russian (русский ), Spanish (español), Tamil (தமிழ்), Urdu (اردو), Vietnamese (tiếng Việt)
Produced In:
2019
Format:
Booklet/PDF, Web

This guide has information about the Occupational Health and Safety Act (OHSA) for workers, supervisors, employers, constructors, and workplace owners. It describes workplace parties' rights and responsibilities in the workplace and answers the questions that are most commonly asked about the Act.

Available in:
English, français (français), Spanish (español)
Produced In:
2019
Format:
Booklet/PDF, Web

The Residential Tenancies Act (the RTA) sets out the rights and responsibilities of landlords and tenants who rent residential properties in Ontario. A Guide to the Residential Tenancies Act provides a summary of this law and includes information about:

  • tenancy agreements
  • rent
  • maintenance and repairs
  • entering a rental unit
  • ending a tenancy
Available in:
English
Produced In:
2019
Format:
Booklet/PDF

This resource answers questions about voting in Ontario provincial elections. Prepared for newcomers, it explains who can vote, how to get on the voters list, what issues provincial governments make decisions about, what the role of the Member of Provincial Parliament (MPP) is, and where and when to vote.

Available in:
English, français (français)
Produced by:
Settlement.Org
Produced In:
2019
Format:
Web

A project of Community Living Ontario, the Administrative Justice Support Network supports people who are making an appeal before an administrative board or tribunal whether or not they have legal representation. There is information on Special Education, School Expulsions, Landlord & Tenant, CCAC Appeals, and more.

Available in:
English
Produced In:
2019
Format:
Web

The web site of ARCH Disability Law Centre has legal information in the following areas: Attendant Care Services Education Law Legal Capacity Services for Persons with Intellectual Disabilities

Available in:
English
Produced In:
2019
Format:
Web

This webpage from the Canada Border Services Agency has information on the three types of Removal Orders issued by Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) or the Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA). These are Departure Orders, Exclusion Orders, and Deportation Orders. There's also information on appealing a removal order, refugee applications and removal orders, and what happens if someone fails to leave after they have been issued a removal order.

Available in:
English, français (français)
Produced In:
2019
Format:
Web

This section of the Service Canada web site has information for people who want to apply for a Canada Pension Plan (CPP) disability benefit, those who want to appeal a decision, those who are already receiving a benefit, and those who are helping someone get their benefit, including health care professionals. There are also links to further information.

Available in:
English, français (français)
Produced by:
Service Canada
Produced In:
2019
Format:
Web

This page of the Service Canada website is the main government source of information about the Canada Pension Plan, with links to topics such as how to apply, payment dates, and pension sharing.

Available in:
English, français (français)
Produced by:
Service Canada
Produced In:
2019
Format:
Web

The Canadian Environmental Law Association (CELA) has information on CELA's law reform priorities and public legal education activities in these areas:

  • Access to Environmental Justice
  • Water Sustainability
  • Pollution and Health
  • Green Energy
  • Planning and Sustainability
  • Acting Globally
Available in:
English, français (français)
Produced In:
2019
Format:
Web