This resource describes the Participation Agreement that must be signed by people who need financial assistance from Ontario Works. It explains what sorts of activities can be part of an Agreement and what happens when a person cannot do what they agreed to. It also includes sections on community placements and how to appeal if assistance is refused, cut off, or reduced.
By signing a Form 1, a doctor can keep someone in a psychiatric hospital for up to 72 hours for an assessment. This resource explains what can happen after the assessment, what the person can do if they want to get out of the hospital, and who makes decisions about treatment.
This publication explains the legal rights of people who borrow money from a payday loan company, including limits on fees and interest, information that the lender must provide, and when the borrower can cancel the loan. It also suggests places to get help if the lender does not follow the law.
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.
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.