This resource explains pregnancy and parental leaves under Ontario law and maternity and parental Employment Insurance (EI) benefits for new and expecting parents. It explains the number of weeks of EI benefits and time off work that birth parents and adopting parents can receive if they qualify, including new options that became available in December 2017.
Criminals use telephone and internet scams to trick people into giving them money or personal information like credit card and bank account numbers. This publication explains how to recognize and protect yourself against common scams, and what to do if you fall victim to a scam.
In Ontario, it is illegal for sellers to use “unfair practices” to get consumers to buy their goods or services. This publication explains what unfair practices are, what kinds of sales are covered by this law, and your legal rights when a seller uses an unfair practice.
Updated to reflect new exemptions from rent guideline for units created after November 15, 2018. Online only as further regulatory changes are expected.
This resource gives an overview of some of the most important aspects of the Residential Tenancies Act. Topics covered include rent increases, deposits and other charges, repairs and maintenance, discrimination, privacy, moving out, and eviction.
This resource explains what a worker should do if they have a job-related injury or disease, how they can apply for benefits from the Workplace Safety and Insurance Board, and what happens when the Board gets a report of their injury. It also has sections about what their employer must do, and where injured workers can get legal help.
This booklet explains how doctors and other health care professionals can help a worker with their workers’ compensation claim. It describes who decides how to treat a worker’s injury or disease, what the Board will pay for, and how workers can try to make sure they get the health care they need.
This resource explains how income from work or training can affect the amount of income support a person gets from Ontario Works (OW) or the Ontario Disability Support Program (ODSP).
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.