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Charter Rights


Information on rights under the Charter of Rights and Freedoms not covered elsewhere, such as official language rights, freedom of expression and assembly, freedom of religion, and right to trial within a reasonable time.

Legal Services

African Canadian Legal Clinic

A community legal clinic dedicated to advancing equality rights of low-income members of Ontario's African-Canadian population. Provides brief advice and referrals in a variety of legal areas, including housing, employment, human rights and immigration.

Human Rights Legal Support Centre

Provides legal services to individuals who have experienced discrimination and provides legal assistance applications to the Human Rights Tribunal of Ontario to resolve a human rights dispute.

Law Society Referral Service

Provides the name of a lawyer or paralegal who best fits a person’s stated needs. The service is not designed to provide legal advice or second opinions.

Ottawa Legal Information Centre

Offers legal information services, such as general explanations regarding the law and other legal topics, and is not authorized to provide legal advice or legal assistance.

Reach Canada

Educates and informs persons with disabilities, family members, lawyers and the general public about the rights and interests of persons with disabilities and ensures that quality legal and social representation is provided. Provides lawyer referral services for people with disabilities through a network of lawyers who volunteer.

Other Services

ARCH Disability Law Centre

Community legal aid clinic for persons with disabilities including consumers of health, social or special education services.

Steps to Justice