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Fix it or pay me: How to file a Tenant’s Rights Application

This is a PowerPoint presentation of a seminar on filing an application to enforce a tenant's rights. It covers:

Available in:

English

Format:

Booklet/PDF, Presentation materials

Produced/Updated In:

2008

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Human Rights at Work 2008 – Third Edition

This handbook is meant to help employers and staff comply with the Ontario Human Rights Code at all stages of employment. It includes a description of the Code, principles and concepts the Code is based on, grounds of discrimination, who has responsibility for human rights at work, who is protected at work, and how to create a workplace that...

Available in:

English, Français

Format:

Booklet/PDF

Produced/Updated In:

2008

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In Brief: Making a New Law

Designed for grade 10 to 12 students and their teachers, this resource describes the process used to create new laws at the federal and provincial levels.

Format:

Web

Produced/Updated In:

2008

In Brief: Restorative Justice in the Criminal Context

Designed for grade 10 to 12 students and their teachers, this resource explains the basic principles of restorative justice, which include the goals of restoring the losses suffered by victims of crime and reintegrating wrongdoers into the community.

Format:

Web

Produced/Updated In:

2008

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Information for an Accused Conducting a Self-Represented Trial

This article in the Fall 2008 issue of the Nishnawbe-Aski Legal Services Newsletter has information to help people representing themselves at a trial to comply with trial procedures. Topics include the charges, the role of the judge, the plea, the Crown's case, witnesses, options for a defence, judgment, and sentence.

Available in:

English, Ojibwa

Format:

Newsletter

Produced/Updated In:

2008

Mandatory and Dual Charging wallet card

Over the years, Ontario has tried many different ways to improve the legal response to domestic violence against women, including the introduction of a mandatory charging policy for police to use in domestic violence cases. METRAC has developed a set of wallet cards for women experiencing domestic violence who may come into...

Available in:

English, Vietnamese

Produced by:

METRAC

Format:

Booklet/PDF

Produced/Updated In:

2008

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Migrant Workers and Workers’ Compensation: What You Should Know

This booklet has information for migrant and seasonal workers about how they are covered by Workplace Safety & Insurance Board (WSIB) benefits while working in Ontario. It answers questions about what workers' compensation benefits are, what kind of injuries should be reported to WSIB, when coverage begins, and what to do when injured.

Available in:

English, Spanish

Format:

Booklet/PDF

Produced/Updated In:

2008

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Moving Out of Care Homes

This article looks at these topics:

  • What legislation covers care homes
  • What a care home is
  • Tenancy agreements at care homes
  • Special rules about giving notice at care homes
  • What happens if a care home tenant dies

Available in:

English

Format:

Booklet/PDF

Produced/Updated In:

2008

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Prevent identity theft online

This resource from Canada's privacy commissioner tells you how to avoid identity theft online and on social networking websites.

Available in:

English, Français

Format:

Web

Produced/Updated In:

2008

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Suspensions and Expulsions

This section of the School Advocacy Hamilton web site looks at reasons a student might be suspended or expelled, how the decisions to suspend or expel are made, and what recourse students and parents have.

Available in:

English

Format:

Web

Produced/Updated In:

2008