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EI Reconsideration

If Service Canada makes a decision on your application for EI benefits that you do not agree with, you can request a reconsideration of that decision. Topics covered here include:

Available in:

English, Français

Format:

Web

Produced/Updated In:

2019

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EI Sickness Benefit – Overview

Information on the Government of Canada Employment Sickness Benefit web page includes: Overview, Eligibility, How much you could receive, What you need before you start, Apply, After you’ve applied, While on EI, Rights and responsibilities.

Available in:

English, Français

Format:

Web

Produced/Updated In:

2019

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Employment Insurance Maternity and Parental Benefits

This resource answers questions about maternity and parental benefits under Canada’s Employment Insurance program. It has information about eligibility, how to apply, and payments.

Available in:

English, Français

Produced by:

Service Canada

Format:

Web

Produced/Updated In:

2019

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Employment Standards ES Self-Service Tool

The Ministry of Labour provides this Employment Standards Self Service Tool. It is designed to make it easier for employers and employees in Ontario to understand and comply with the Employment Standards Act (ESA). It also includes calculations to determine whether the amount paid to an employee meets the minimum standards of the ESA.

Available in:

English, Français

Format:

Web

Produced/Updated In:

2019

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Family Caregiver Leave

This section of the Ontario Ministry of Labour’s website has information about Family Caregiver Leave, which is unpaid, job-protected leave of up to eight weeks per calendar year per specified family member. It covers eligibility and and requirements when applying.

Available in:

English, Français

Format:

Web

Produced/Updated In:

2019

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Family Medical Leave

This section of the Ontario Ministry of Labour website has information about Family Medical Leave, which is unpaid, job-protected leave of up to eight weeks in a 26-week period. Topics covered include eligibility and related information.

Available in:

English, Français

Format:

Web

Produced/Updated In:

2019

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Guide to the Not-for-Profit Corporations Act, 2010

This guide has information meant to be used by members, directors, officers, administrators, and others supporting organizations that are thinking of incorporating as a not-for-profit corporation, but may not have not-for-profit experience. It includes an introduction, definitions, information on incorporation, directors and officers, and members.

Available in:

English, Français

Format:

Web

Produced/Updated In:

2019

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Health and Safety

This section of the Ontario Ministry of Labour website has information about health and safety in the workplace. Topics covered are:

Available in:

English, Français

Format:

Web

Produced/Updated In:

2019

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Hours of Work

This section of the Ministry of Labour website has information on daily and weekly limits to hours of work, valid exceptions to limits on hours of work, hours free from work, exceptional circumstances, and eating periods and breaks. 

Available in:

English, Français

Format:

Web

Produced/Updated In:

2019

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How do I come to Canada as a temporary foreign worker?

This resource explains how someone from abroad can apply for a permit to work legally in Canada, what a person can do if they are already in Canada, and how temporary foreign workers can apply for permanent residence.

Available in:

English, Français

Produced by:

Settlement.Org

Format:

Web

Produced/Updated In:

2019