If you are an Aboriginal person, it is important to identify yourself as a First Nations, Métis or Inuit person so duty counsel or your lawyer can follow the areas of law that deal with Aboriginal circumstances or rights.
Effective December 15, 2012, the process for making a claim for refugee protection in Canada has changed as a result of amendments to Canada’s refugee law system. These changes are the result of Bill C-31, the federal government’s new refugee and immigration legislation.
The following categories outline what you will need to make a refugee claim, important deadlines you will need to keep in mind, and helpful resources to get you started:
If you are an Aboriginal person, it is important to identify yourself as a First Nations, Métis or Inuit person so duty counsel or your lawyer can follow the areas of law that deal with Aboriginal circumstances or rights. Find out more.
If you have a criminal legal question, and you live in Ontario, this site is for you. Legal Aid Ontario's LawFacts provides in-depth legal information and resources, with a focus on helping you navigate the criminal court system. Whether you, or a friend or family member have an upcoming court date and need some answers, or you’re just curious about criminal law in Ontario, you’re in the right place.
LawFacts is not legal advice. You should always try to speak with a lawyer or legal service provider if you have any legal issues.
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