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Resources and Publications

Spousal support when you are on OW or ODSP
(
November
2020
)

This resource explains the rules about spousal support when someone is getting assistance from Ontario Works or the Ontario Disability Support Program.

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Steps in a Family Law Case
(
October
2015
)

Three interactive flowcharts to help people understand and work through the family law process:

  • Before you start, which takes people through the opening stages, including issues families need to think about and ways to resolve their issues
  • As an Applicant in a family court case
  • As a Respondent in a family court case
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Steps to Justice bookmark
Steps to Justice bookmark

Bookmark size: 2" x 6"

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Steps to Justice poster
Steps to Justice poster

Poster size: 8 1/2" x 11"

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Taking time off work: For new and expecting parents
(
November
2020
)

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.

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Telephone and internet scams
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May
2018
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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.

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Unfair practices: When sellers break the rules
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May
2014
)

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.

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Web tool for renters with roommates: Sharing rental housing?

Interactive web tool to help people in different kinds of shared rental arrangements find out which laws apply to their situation and what their rights and responsibilities are.

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Workers' Compensation: A Manual for Workers' Advocates

This 710-page practice manual is intended as a resource for those who represent or advise people who have job-related injuries and health problems. In 30 chapters, it examines relevant laws, policies, and Tribunal decisions, discusses case strategies, and provides checklists, sample letters, and calculations.

The manual is now available online for free. To read it on screen, download it, or print it out, please click here.

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Workers' Compensation: Benefits if you were injured between January 2, 1990 and December 31, 1997
Workers' Compensation: Benefits if you were injured between January 2, 1990 and December 31, 1997
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August
2003
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