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So you’re representing yourself: A primer to help you get ready to represent yourself in family or civil court

This resource, produced by the National Self-Represented Litigants' Project, provides tips to self-represented litigants on how to participate in family and civil law mediation, negotiation, and court processes.

Available in:

English

Produced/Updated In:

Unknown/non-applicable

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Know Your Rights Launchpad for Tenants

This set of interactive resources produced through a collaboration between the Social Planning Council of Hamilton and the Hamilton Community Legal Clinic covers several topics of interest for tenants. These include:

  • general rights as a tenant, with issues such as moving in, privacy, and moving out
  • information about the eviction...

Available in:

English

Produced/Updated In:

Undated

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Making Gender & Name Changes on Identity Documents

This resource, produced by the Ontario Women's Justice Network, provides information for trans* people on name and gender changes to various identity documents, including:

  • official birth records and birth certificates
  • drivers' licenses
  • Indian status cards
  • passports

Available in:

English

Format:

Web

Produced/Updated In:

Undated

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Making Gender & Name Changes on Identity Documents

This resource, produced by the Ontario Women's Justice Network, provides information for trans* people on name and gender changes to various identity documents, including:

  • official birth records and birth certificates
  • drivers' licenses
  • Indian status cards
  • passports

Available in:

English

Format:

Web

Produced/Updated In:

Undated

An Overview of the Bail Process in Ontario

This one-page infographic (poster) describes what happens after someone is charged with a crime. The poster includes the principles and timelines involved in bail hearings, pre-trial detention, and bail conditions.

Available in:

English

Produced/Updated In:

2022

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Benefits wayfinder

Prosper Canada launched the Benefits wayfinder, an online tool that simplifies the search for government benefits for people seeking ways to boost their incomes and/or reduce their expenses.

Prosper Canada offers an online tool with four ways to search for government benefits:

  • 'Starting Points' suggests benefits for people in...

Available in:

English

Produced/Updated In:

2022

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COVID-19 Income Benefits for Workers

Recorded on February 1, 2022

Available in:

English

Produced/Updated In:

2022

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Harcèlement sexuel en milieu professionnel

Enregistré le 23 mars 2022

Ce webinaire donne un aperçu des différentes formes de harcèlement sexuel en milieu de travail. Il explique également comment reconnaître le harcèlement sexuel sur le lieu de travail, les responsabilités de l'employeur et comment signaler un harcèlement sexuel. Il est organisé en partenariat avec Oasis Women's...

Available in:

Français

Produced/Updated In:

2022

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How to negotiate a repayment plan with your landlord

This one-page tip sheet on repayment plans suggests what to do if your landlord is pressuring you into signing one and you cannot pay.

Available in:

English

Produced/Updated In:

2022

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John Howard Society Learning Hub

An online platform for frontline workers serving justice-involved people in Ontario with skills-based training, resources on housing, income assistance, employment and accessing legal aid and a referral map.

 

Available in:

English

Format:

Web

Produced/Updated In:

2022