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Arrests, detentions and removals Removal from Canada

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.

Available in:

English, Français

Format:

Web

Produced/Updated In:

2019

Criminal Injuries Compensation Advocacy

This collection of webinars, case studies and advocacy handbook was produced by Community Law School and provides information on Ontario’s Compensation for Victims of Crime Act which is implemented and administered by the Criminal Injuries Compensation Board (CICB).  The materials cover the scope of the Act, factors to consider before applying, the application process and what to expect at

Available in:

English

Format:

Booklet/PDF, Webinar

Produced/Updated In:

2019

Steps to Justice – Criminal Law

This section of CLEO’s Steps to Justice website features legal information questions, answers and next steps on police stops and searches, rights of an arrested person, alcohol and drug offences, bail, peace bonds, guilty pleas and sentencing, going to criminal court, and getting legal help in criminal law. Other credits Led by CLEO, Steps to Justice is a […]

Available in:

English, Français

Format:

Web

Produced/Updated In:

2019

Bail

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? and more.

Available in:

English, Français

Format:

Web

Produced/Updated In:

2018

Being a surety

This LawFacts resource answers questions about being a surety, such as What is a surety?, Can I be a surety?, Will I have to speak in court if I want to be a surety?, and more.

Available in:

English, Français

Format:

Web

Produced/Updated In:

2018

Canadian Firearms Program

Topics covered in this section of the RCMP website are licensing, registration, and training. 

Available in:

English, Français

Format:

Web

Produced/Updated In:

2018

Canadian Legal Information Booklet – Korean translations of CLEO resources

Love Toronto Korean-Canadian Community Center is a nonprofit service organization dedicated to helping Korean immigrants in Toronto, Ontario Canada.

Available in:

Korean

Format:

Booklet/PDF

Produced/Updated In:

2018

Cannabis in Canada: Get the facts

This Government of Canada website has information on these topics:

  • What you need to know: What the law and the health effects mean for you, including information on medical access. Find educational resources on cannabis.

  • Cannabis and the border: Don’t travel with cannabis.

    Available in:

    English, Français

    Format:

    Web

    Produced/Updated In:

    2018

Cannabis legalization

These are Ontario’s new rules about recreational cannabis, which has been made legal by the federal government. On this page, you will be able to read about these topics:

Available in:

English, Français

Format:

Web

Produced/Updated In:

2018

Criminal and Family Law

This booklet deals with stalking, assault, and sexual assault. It explains that these kinds of abuse are against the law in Canada and describes how the law can help women who experience this kind of abuse. There is information on restraining orders, exclusive possession of the family home, terms of release, and peace bonds.

Available in:

English, Français, American Sign Language (ASL), Arabic, Chinese, Farsi/Persian, Korean, Punjabi, Russian, Somali, Spanish, Tamil, Urdu

Produced by:

FLEW/FODF

Format:

Booklet/PDF, Video, Web

Produced/Updated In:

2018