This resource sets out the rights of a person who is stopped, questioned, searched, arrested, or detained by the police. It also explains when the police can enter or search someone's home.
This resource explains what a Power of Attorney for Personal Care is, reasons to make one, and what can happen if you do not. Topics include how to make a Power of Attorney for Personal Care, when an attorney can make decisions, the types of decisions they can make, and where to get forms, legal information, and help.
A website for front-line worker and advocates who work with refugee claimants.
Updated to indicate changes to rent guideline coverage expected to take effect from April 20, 2017.
To increase a tenant’s rent, the landlord must follow the rules set by the Residential Tenancies Act. This resource explains those rules. It also talks about agreements that a landlord and a tenant can make to increase the rent, rules about deposits and other charges, and steps tenants can take if they have paid an illegal rent or charge.
This resource offers basic information to tenants about how much rent a landlord can charge, deposits and payments a tenant might have to make before moving in, and other rules landlords and tenants must follow. There is also information about discrimination, moving out, taking legal action if a landlord breaks the rules, and where to get referral information in many languages.
Disclaimer: This site contains general legal information for people in Ontario, Canada. It is not intended to be used as legal advice for a specific legal problem.