Rights Bites podcasts and lesson plans
Our Rights Bites podcasts and companion CLB-friendly (Canadian Learning Benchmark) teaching materials are intended for use by adult instructors working with newcomers. They draw attention to legal rights regarding common problems faced by immigrants in Ontario.
Each podcast episode combines interviews with lawyers, community workers, and immigrants who have faced employment law or housing law problems. The companion materials focus on short excerpts from each podcast.
Topics covered: tenants’ rights; workers’ rights
Podcast episodes <links to external site>
|1||Hours of Work and Minimum Wage|
|3||Workplace Discrimination and Sexual Harassment|
|4||Tenant Organizing and Gentrification|
Companion materials for LINC and ESL teachers
View our companion lesson plans and CLB assessment tools for each Rights Bites episode, which provide legal information on employment law and housing law. We designed these materials for use with learners at CLB Level 6+, with input from adult educators.
|Episode and topic (MP3 format)||Lesson Plans||CLB tools|
|Ep. 1: Employment Law: Wages
Ep.2: Housing Law: Deposits
Ep. 3: Employment Law: Discrimination
Ep. 4: Housing Law: Gentrification
|Episode 1||Episode 1|
Reviewed for legal accuracy February 2021