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COVID-19: Be aware of scams!

Index: COVID-19 Types of COVID-19 Scams COVID-19 Cyber Scams Summary – What to watch out   “Recognize. Reject. Report.” Sadly, there are already many scams related to COVID-19 offering for tests, household services, and protective items like masks and clothing. Below are some examples. For more list of COVID-19 scams, visit the Canadian Anti-Fraud Centre […]

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COVID-19: Support for Seniors

Index: Grocery shops with special hours Food Hamper Delivery (City of Toronto) Grocery Delivery Service Friendly Neighbour Hotline (UHN) North York Toronto Health Partners Helplines Toronto Seniors Helpline Seniors Safety Line Online/Remote Programs Dementia / Alzheimer Care (Alzheimer Society Toronto) Senior Social / Recreational Programs (Sprint Senior Care)   1.  Grocery shops with Special Hours […]

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COVID-19: Updates on Law and Legal Services(CLEO)

Index (1)  Community Legal Education Ontario (CLEO) Employment and Work Family Law Abuse and Family Violence Housing Law Immigration and Refugee Tribunals and Courts (2)  Others Rent Payment (1)  Community Legal Education Ontario (CLEO) Go to the section of Step to Justice project, to see the full Q&As for the legal information updates by CLEO, […]

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COVID-19: Taking Care of Mental Health

Index: (1) Mental Health (general) Coping with stress and anxiety / quarantine & isolation / Crisis Text Line / Toronto Distress Centre / Assaulted Women’s Helpline (2) Children’s Mental Health How to talk to kids about COVID-19 / Resources for children / Hot Line children can contact by themselves / Coping with feelings about the […]

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COVID-19:Other Resources

The situation and recommendations around COVID-19 can change very frequently, sometimes within one day. We try our best to provide updated information, however, we appreciate your understanding towards our limited capacity. Please let our Community Outreach Worker (programs@jss.ca) know if you find certain information on this section is outdated.   COVID-19:Other Resources Index (click below […]

Changes to fees in Ontario courts

* This is a translation of  “Changes to fees in Ontario courts”  published in May 2019, produced in English by CLEO (Community Legal Education Ontario). Japanese Social Services is wholly responsible for the accuracy of this translation, produced with permission of CLEO.   Changes to fees in Ontario courts On April 1, 2019, fees that people […]

Spousal Support

  The publication by CLEO,“ Family Law Series : Spousal Support ” dated May, 2018, produced in English by CLEO (Community Legal Education Ontario/ Éducation juridique communautaire Ontario) can be read online from the following link: https://www.cleo.on.ca/sites/default/files/book_pdfs/spousalsupport.pdf

Do you want to sponsor your family to join you in Canada?

The publication by CLEO, “ Do you want to sponsor your family to join you in Canada?” dated October, 2017, produced in English by CLEO (Community Legal Education Ontario/ Éducation juridique communautaire Ontario) can be read online from the following link:  https://www.cleo.on.ca/en/publications/spon-en You can download the printable pdf file from here

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A snapshot of the new cannabis laws

* This is a translation of  “A snapshot of the new cannabis laws”  published in November 2018, produced in English by CLEO (Community Legal Education Ontario). Japanese Social Services is wholly responsible for the accuracy of this translation, produced with permission of CLEO. A snapshot of the new cannabis laws Recreational cannabis was legalized in Canada […]

New protections when getting payday loans

* This is a translation of  “New protections when getting payday loans”  published in October 2018, produced in English by CLEO (Community Legal Education Ontario). Japanese Social Services is wholly responsible for the accuracy of this translation, produced with permission of CLEO. New protections when getting payday loans This summer, some of the rules for payday […]

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New rules about working while getting Employment Insurance

* This is a translation of  “New rules about working while getting Employment Insurance”  published in August 2018, produced in English by CLEO (Community Legal Education Ontario). Japanese Social Services is wholly responsible for the accuracy of this translation, produced with permission of CLEO. New rules about working while getting Employment Insurance People can work part-time […]

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Separation and Divorce Child Custody, Access, and Parenting Plans

The publication by CLEO, Family Law Series: Separation and Divorce Child Custody Access and Parenting Plans,” dated December, 2017, produced in English by CLEO (Community Legal Education Ontario/ Éducation juridique communautaire Ontario) can be read online from the following link: https://www.cleo.on.ca/sites/default/files/book_pdfs/custodyaccess    

New online tool helps people fill out divorce forms in Ontario

* This is a translation of “ New online tool helps people fill out divorce forms in Ontario ”  produced in English by CLEO (Community Legal Education Ontario). Japanese Social Services is wholly responsible for the accuracy of this translation, produced with permission of CLEO. New online tool helps people fill out divorce forms in […]

New rules protect consumers in door-to-door sales

* This is a translation of  “New rules protect consumers in door-to-door sales”  published in May 2018, produced in English by CLEO (Community Legal Education Ontario). Japanese Social Services is wholly responsible for the accuracy of this translation, produced with permission of CLEO. New rules protect consumers in door-to-door sales As of March 1, businesses […]

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