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The Ontario government funds legal aid clinics to support people with low-income get free or affordable legal representation and advice.
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Job Readiness
Cover letters are often required when you’re applying for a job. They allow you to explain why you’d be a good fit for the role.
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Working in Canada
All workers are protected by labour laws, even if they get paid in cash and even if they don’t have valid immigration papers or status.
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Personal Finance
Many banks offer deals to newcomers who want to open a new account with them.
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If you need to talk to someone about your sexuality or gender identity, there are many places and resources you can turn to for support.
Immigration
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Lawyers, paralegals, and other legal professionals work at community legal clinics to help low-income and marginalized groups, like youth.
Immigration
Refugees
There are different types of refugees, but they are generally eligible for public services. However, they can't vote.
Immigration
Refugees
Convention refugee students and all protected persons in Canada can apply for the Ontario Student Assistance Program (OSAP).
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Housing
If you're new to Ontario, you can stay at apartment hotels, hostels, and shelters while you look for affordable housing.
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Transportation
If you are a new driver, you must get a G1, G2, and finally, a full Class G Licence to drive in Ontario.
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Food banks are not-for-profit organizations that feed people who can't afford enough nutritious meals.
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Mental Health
Good2Talk is a free, 24/7, confidential support service for post-secondary students in Ontario.