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Legal Aid for Ontario
Legal Aid Ontario Legal Aid Ontario gives low-income people access to a range of legal services tailored to meet their legal needs.

Legal Aid Ontario’s toll-free number connects low-income Ontarians to legal aid services, assistance and information. Call 1-800-668-8258 toll-free (or 416-979-1446 in Toronto) to get legal aid help in over 200 languages. Hours: Monday to Friday, 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Legal Research Sites

CanLII is a non-profit organization managed by the Federation of Law Societies of Canada. CanLII’s goal is to make Canadian law accessible for free on the Internet. This website provides access to court judgments, tribunal decisions, statutes and regulations from all Canadian jurisdictions.  The Lexum collection contains the Supreme Court of Canada judgments since 1907 and judgments in leave applications since 2006. The collection is updated within minutes of the public release of the judgments by the Court.

e-Laws provides access to official copies of Ontario’s statutes and regulations. An official copy of a statute or regulation is an accurate statement of the law unless otherwise proved. This website is a user-driven repository for summaries (or “case briefs”) of legal decisions issued by courts or tribunals. Visitors and registered users can find case briefs by searching for a case name or keyword. All users can also browse case briefs by subject area, topic, or contributor.

Landlord and Tenant

Landlord and Tenant Board This is a site run by the LTB (Landlord and Tenant Board).  An excellent site which includes case law, interpretation guidelines and various applications to be used to enforce rights or obligations by either the tenant or the landlord.

Human Rights in Ontario

The Human Rights Tribunal Ontario

The Ontario Human Rights Tribunal (HRTO) is a quasi-judicial adjudicative agency whose primary role is to resolve claims of discrimination and harassment brought under the Human Rights Code, R.S.O. 1990,c.19. 

The Human Rights Legal Support Centre

The Human Rights Legal Support Centre offers human rights legal services to individuals throughout Ontario who have experienced discrimination contrary to Ontario’s Human Rights Code. Our services may include legal assistance in filing applications at the Human Rights Tribunal of Ontario, and legal representation at mediations and hearings.

The Human Rights Commission of Ontario

The OHRC plays an important role in preventing discrimination and promoting and advancing human rights in Ontario

Employment Law
News and Discussions on Payroll and Employment Law
An excellent blog supported by legal professionals examining the most recent decisions, leading case and legislation in the areas of Employment Law.
Canadian Workplace Law  Web Source
Greg Gowe is currently an in-house employment lawyer labour lawyer practising in Vancouver B.C.  His professional blog discusses recent decisions and currents in Employment Law across the country.
Canadian Employment law, recent decisions and though provoking labour questions by Dr. David Doorey of York University.
Connecting employers to developments in labour, employment & pension law. An excellent blog published by Heenan Blaikie.


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