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Justice Ontario

The Justice Ontario website has information on topics such as finding a lawyer, tickets and fines, lawsuits and disputes, family and criminal law, human rights, and wills and estates. A toll-free number gives access to legal information in over 170 languages.

Available in:

English, Français

Format:

Web

Produced/Updated In:

2018

Parole – The Next Step of the Journey

Canadian Families and Corrections Network has created a resource to explain the parole process for those who are incarcerated and for those who support them. It looks at what parole is, what parole eligibility is, how an inside person applies for parole, and more.

Available in:

English, Français

Format:

Booklet/PDF

Produced/Updated In:

2018

Victims and the parole process

This section of the Government of Canada website has information about who is a victim of crime, information available to victims, how to register as a victim, how to participate in the parole process as a victim, and more.

Available in:

English, Français

Produced by:

Parole Board of Canada

Format:

Web

Produced/Updated In:

2018

Criminal Injuries Compensation Board

Part of the Learn Law series, this information sheet explains how victims of violent crime – for example, victims of assault, criminal harassment, child abuse, domestic violence, etc. – may be able to apply for compensation from the Criminal Injuries Compensation Board. 

Available in:

English

Format:

Booklet/PDF

Produced/Updated In:

2017

Do you know a woman who is being abused? A legal rights handbook

This handbook is for any woman in Ontario who is being abused, or who has been abused, by her partner. It includes information on making a safety plan, preparing to leave, the criminal process and trial, a woman’s rights under family law, protection orders, and legal and community resources in Ontario.

Format:

Booklet/PDF

Produced/Updated In:

2017

Have You Been a Victim of Crime? What’s Next…

This handbook includes information about victims’ rights, places to go for help, and the criminal justice system. It describes how to get help quickly and what financial compensation is available for crime victims. There is also a glossary and contact information for supports and services.

Available in:

English, Français

Format:

Booklet/PDF

Produced/Updated In:

2017

Justice System

This section of the Canadian Superior Court Judges Association web site includes information about the rule of law, the role of the courts, criminal and civil law, the source of our law, the structure of the courts, and courts and the constitution.

Available in:

English, Français

Format:

Web

Produced/Updated In:

2017

Legal Advice for Survivors of Sexual Assault: Ontario’s ILA Pilot Program

Recorded on May 25, 2017 – This webinar in the Family Law Education for Women (FLEW) series reviews the pilot program that provides free independent legal advice (ILA), for survivors of recent and older cases of sexual assault.  This webinar covers who can get free legal advice and what questions a lawyer can help with.

Available in:

English

Produced by:

METRAC

Format:

Webinar

Produced/Updated In:

2017

Motherisk Hair Analysis Independent Review

In 2014, the Province of Ontario established the Independent Review of the Motherisk Drug Testing Laboratory at Toronto’s Hospital for Sick Children. This is the report of the Independent Reviewer.

Available in:

English, Français

Format:

Web

Produced/Updated In:

2017

NeedHelpNow.ca

Needhelpnow.ca is designed to provide information to youth who have been impacted by a sexual picture/video being shared by peers. The goal of the site is to provide teens with practical steps they can take to regain control over the situation.

Available in:

English, Français

Format:

Web

Produced/Updated In:

2017