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Tareekh Pe Tareekh – “Know Your Employment Law Rights” Public Legal Education Campaign

The South Asian Legal Clinic of Ontario (SALCO) and the Toronto East Employment and Immigration Law Services (TEEILS) have been working to create the “Tareekh Pe Tareekh – Know Your Employment Law Rights” Public Legal Education Campaign. The campaign will be launched on social media on September 6, 2022. We will be posting a series of short educational videos in Hindi,

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“Breaking up” with your apartment: Options for when you’re not on the lease

My partner and I recently split up, and they moved out of our apartment. I love this apartment and would like to stay, but the lease is only in their name. What can I do?   Unfortunately, the stress caused by a breakup or separation can be exacerbated by Toronto’s limited rental market.

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I am in financial need. How can I apply for Ontario Works?

You might be eligible for Ontario Works (OW) if you are over the age of 16, are in financial need
because you and your family do not have enough money to cover your living expenses, you live in
Ontario and have assets within the allowable asset limits. The intent of the Ontario Works program
is to “help people in temporary financial need find sustainable employment and achieve selfreliance through the provision of effective,

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