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Duty to Accommodate

This document provides employers, employees, and unions with an overview of the duty to accommodate requirement and explains employee and employer rights and responsibilities.

Available in:

English, Français

Format:

Web

Produced/Updated In:

2017

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Harassment and discrimination

Tenants have a legal right to be free from harassment and discrimination by their landlords or by other tenants. This booklet explains these rights as well as tenants' right to privacy in their homes. It describes what tenants can do if these rights are not respected.

Available in:

English, Français, Korean

Format:

Booklet/PDF

Produced/Updated In:

2017

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Human Rights

This section of of the Ministry of the Attorney General web site has information about human rights and filing a discrimination application, and explains the role of the Human Rights Tribunal of Ontario, the Human Rights Legal Support Centre, and the Ontario Human Rights Commission.

Available in:

English, Français

Format:

Web

Produced/Updated In:

2017

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Impaired at Work: A guide to accommodating substance dependence

The purpose of this guide is to help federally-regulated employers address substance dependence in the workplace in a way that is in harmony with human rights legislation. This guide outlines the rights and responsibilities of the employee, job applicants, the employer, unions and/or employee representatives.

Available in:

English, Français

Format:

Booklet/PDF

Produced/Updated In:

2017

Using legal services: tips for persons with disabilities

This fact sheet gives information on:

  • Free legal advice and finding legal help
  • Disability accommodations
  • Communicating with your lawyer or paralegal

Available in:

English

Format:

Booklet/PDF

Produced/Updated In:

2017

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Your rights as a worker – PDF

This resource offers basic information about workers' rights: what they are and who has them. It also includes information about discrimination, workplace accommodation, taking legal action, and where to get help.

Available in:

English, Français, Arabic, Chinese, Somali, Spanish, Tamil, Urdu

Format:

Web

Produced/Updated In:

2017

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Competing Human Rights

This 5-part (45-minute) eLearning series is for public, private, and not-for-profit sectors, and uses interactive videos, short documents, and scenarios. The contents include:

Available in:

English, Français

Format:

Video

Produced/Updated In:

2016

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Human Rights Toolkit

The Hamilton Community Legal Clinic has created a toolkit of accessible materials designed for agencies and community groups to inform clients and the general public about what discrimination is and what you can do about it. Included are:

Format:

Booklet/PDF, Presentation materials

Produced/Updated In:

2016

Legalswipe

Legalswipe is a free smartphone app that is designed to educate users on their legal rights when they are stopped and questioned by police. It uses a series of menus and cues to lead users to information about their situation. It's available in English, French, and Spanish.

Available in:

English

Produced by:

Legalswipe

Format:

Web

Produced/Updated In:

2016

Opportunities for Justice: How can the CCIJ help you?

This section of the CCIJ website explores what measures the Canadian Centre for International Justice (CCIJ) can take to help survivors of genocide, torture, and other atrocities seek justice and hold perpetrators responsible for their crimes. It looks at criminal prosecutions in Canada and abroad, civil lawsuits in Canada, extraditions,...

Available in:

English, Français

Format:

Web

Produced/Updated In:

2016