About the Law
This section is your guide to understanding some laws that govern Canada and Ontario, including your rights and responsibilities as a Canadian citizen or a new resident. These are covered in the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms.
You can also locate information about workers’ rights in Ontario, child protection laws, women’s rights and the Ontario Human Rights Code.
Rights and Responsibilities of Immigrants
Justice Ontario is a one-stop source for questions about Ontario’s legal system, including:
- Finding a lawyer
- Tickets and fines
- Lawsuits and disputes
- Family and criminal law
- Human rights, and
- Wills and Estates
You can also call Justice Ontario at 1-866-252-0104 for legal information in over 170 different languages.
Human Rights, Law and the Police
Learn about what human rights protection Ontario offers. To read more, select your language from the drop-down menu above. Information provided by Settlement.org
To learn more about worker’s rights in Ontario, go to the Find a Job section and scroll down.