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Resources and Publications

Do you want to sponsor your family to join you in Canada? (Fact sheet)
(
September
2021
)

This resource offers basic information about sponsoring family members who are outside Canada to come and live here as permanent residents. It includes sections on who can be sponsored, the sponsor’s responsibilities, what can happen if sponsors cannot support the people they sponsored, and where to get help in many languages.

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Does your landlord want you to move out? (Fact sheet)
(
October
2017
)

This resource offers basic information about what tenants need to do if they do not want to move out or be evicted, what happens at a Landlord and Tenant Board hearing, and where to get referral information in many languages.

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Door-to-door sales
(
May
2018
)

This publication explains your legal rights when someone tries to sell to you at your home or anywhere that isn't their place of business. It explains what sellers must do and what they are not allowed to do, how you can cancel a contract, and where to get help to enforce your rights.

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Elder abuse: The hidden crime
(
April
2019
)

This resource describes the different types of elder abuse, the signs and symptoms of elder abuse, why it happens and why it is seldom reported. It also includes information on how to get help and support, and lists resources available in communities across Ontario.

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Employment Insurance
(
September
2021
)

This resource is about the rules regarding regular Employment Insurance (EI) benefits. It explains who qualifies, how to apply, and how much a person can receive and covers topics such as disqualifications and penalties, and what can happen if you are fired, laid off, or you quit your job. There is also a short section on re-employment benefits.

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English as a Second Language (ESL) Activity Kits
(
February
2021
)

Twenty-six activity kits with classroom materials for teachers and learners in Adult ESL and Language Instruction for Newcomers to Canada (LINC) classes, based on topics from CLEO's tenants' and workers' rights series.

Designed to teach newcomers about their legal rights and to be used along with the relevant CLEO publications, the materials are intended for learners and levels ranging from Canadian Language Benchmarks 1 to 6+.

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Every child's legal right to education (French only)
Every child's legal right to education (French only)
(
August
2011
)

(French only) A tool for advocates or parents to use when children are denied admission to school, and points out a child's legal right to education using quotes from a variety of legal sources.

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Every Resident - Bill of Rights for people who live in Ontario long-term care homes
(
April
2021
)

Every Resident sets out the Residents' Bill of Rights in the Long-Term Care Homes Act, which is meant to ensure that long-term care homes are truly homes for the people who live in them. Each right is introduced by the wording in the legislation, and then clarified in plain language with explanatory examples. The booklet also sets out what residents can do if they believe their rights have been violated, as well as information on where to get help.

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Family law guided pathways bookmark
Family law guided pathways bookmark

Bookmark size: 2" x 6"

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Family law guided pathways poster
Family law guided pathways poster
(
June
2021
)

Poster size: 8 1/2" x 11"

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