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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
    Format:
    Website
    Produced by:
    Hamilton Community Legal Clinic
    Produced/Updated In:
    2021
  • Know Your Rights – legal information handbooks

    Know Your Rights is a series of plain-language, public legal information handbooks to empower Ontarians who are blind, partially sighted, and Deafblind to better understand their rights, navigate the legal system, and self-advocate to challenge discrimination. These resources were produced by the Canadian Association for the Blind (CNIB)...

    Available in:
    English, Français
    Format:
    Booklet/PDF
    Produced by:
    CNIB Foundation
    Produced/Updated In:
    2019
  • Policy on ableism and discrimination based on disability

    The Ontario Human Rights Code (Code) protects people in Ontario with disabilities from discrimination and harassment under the ground of "disability."  This document from the Ontario Human Rights Commission (OHRC) on ableism and discrimination based on disability provides practical guidance on the legal rights and responsibilities set...

    Available in:
    English, Français
    Format:
    Booklet/PDF
    Produced by:
    Ontario Human Rights Commission (OHRC)
    Produced/Updated In:
    2016
  • Know Your Rights: A guide to human rights rental housing in Ontario

    This booklet on human rights and rental housing in Ontario was produced by CERA as part of the Northern Housing Rights project that investigated the experiences of housing discrimination among First Nation, Metis and Inuit people in Northwestern Ontario. It covers topics such as:

    Available in:
    English
    Format:
    Booklet/PDF
    Produced by:
    Canadian Centre for Housing Rights (CCHR)
    Produced/Updated In:
    2015
  • Overcoming Barriers: A Reference Guide on Human Rights in Housing

    This booklet on discrimination in housing includes information on the Human Rights Code, who is protected by the Code, prohibited grounds of discrimination, what is discrimination, direct vs. constructive discrimination, housing and the Code, what types of housing are covered by the Code, harassment, reprisal, and and how to file an application...

    Available in:
    English
    Format:
    Booklet/PDF
    Produced by:
    Canadian Centre for Housing Rights (CCHR)
    Produced/Updated In:
    2011