Access to Justice by Topic: Online Resources

Couples, Marriage, and Common-Law Spouses

This section provides resources that can aid in the context of the union of two people, particularly with regards to marriage and civil unions. Click on any resource to find out more.

Tenants and Landlords

The relationship between tenants and landlords can sometimes be complicated. In this section, you will find resources to help you navigate your rights and obligations in this context. Click on any resource to find out more.
 

Youth and Children

In this section, you will find resources relating to children and youth (ages 0 to 25). Areas of interest include family law, youth protection, the carceral system, and others. Click on any resource to find out more.
 

Travel, Work, and Study Visas

This section provides resources with insight and information on the processes to follow at the federal and provincial levels for anything relating to travel, work, or study visas. Click on any resource to find out more.
 

Quebec Selection Process

When it comes to immigration, the province of Quebec has a selection process that is distinct from the federal one. In this section, you will find resources to explain and help guide you in this process. Click on any resource to find out more.
 

Asylum Seekers

This section provides resources for anyone seeking asylum in Quebec and in Canada. It includes links to information about the grounds on which one can seek asylum, the process to go through, and relevant resources to help. Click on any resource to find out more.
 

Child Custody and Support

In this section, you will find resources with information on child custody and support in the context of separation or divorce, youth protection services, and other related situations. Click on any resource to find out more.
 

Carceral System

The carceral system in Quebec refers to both federal and provincial prison institutions. In this section, you can find information on prisoners' rights and obligations, recourses within institutions, and resources for people on conditional release in the community. Click on any resource to find out more.
 

Healthcare System

The healthcare system in Quebec can be complicated to navigate. In this section, you will find resources that can help guide you in this process and offer information on your rights and recourses within the Quebec healthcare system. Click on any resource to find out more.
 

Eastern Townships

Find legal and community resources dedicated to serving English-speaking residents of the Eastern Townships region.
 

Discrimination

Discrimination occurs when a person is being treated differently based on a personal characteristic or belief, such as race, gender, ethnicity, ability, sexual orientation, or religion, amongst others. In this section, you will find resources to help you identify discrimination and aid in navigating the process of complaint in this regard. Click on any resource to find out more.
 

People Living with HIV/AIDS

People living with HIV/AIDS are at a greater risk of facing discrimination in the context of healthcare and in other situations. In this section, you will find resources and information on your rights and recourses in this regard. Click on any resource to find out more.
 

Consumer Protection

Consumer protection refers to a set of legal and administrative rules and protections for all consumers. In this section, you can find resources to help you navigate a disagreement with a merchant, understand your rights and responsibilities as a consumer, and file a complaint or a court procedure. Click on any resource to find out more.
 

Mental Health

This section of the website is intended for people living with a mental health disorder and their loved ones. It provides information on navigating the mental healthcare system in Quebec as well as other relevant resources. Click on any resource to find out more.
 

Senior Care

This part of the website is dedicated to seniors and provides them with resources regarding their rights and recourses in the context of care, capacity, administration of their property, and other matters. Click on any resource to find out more.
 

Victims of Crime

This section refers users to resources relevant to victims of crime in Quebec. It includes information on public services, rights and recourses, and other resources. Click on any resource to find out more.
 

Gaspésie

Find legal and community resources dedicated to serving English-speaking residents of the Gaspésie region.
 

Harassment and Violence

If you are a victim of harassment or other form of violence at work, the Quebec and Canadian legal frameworks provide you with protections and recourses. In this section, you will find resources to provide you with more information. Click on any resource to find out more.

Arrest and Detention

What are your rights if you are being detained? Can you choose to stay silent? How do you know if you are under arrest? This section of the website refers you to resources that can answer these questions and more. Click on any resource to find out more.
 

Employment and Career Resources

Get help with your CV, learn a new skill, get support for developing your career or business in Quebec.

Rights and Responsibilities of Employers and Employees

How many days off from work can I take? When can I start my parental leave? What minimum wage must I be paid for my labour? You will find resources offering answers to these questions and more in this section. Click on any resource to find out more.
 

Laurentians

Find legal and community resources dedicated to serving English-speaking residents of the Laurentians region.

Lower North Shore

Find legal and community resources dedicated to serving English-speaking residents of the Lower North Shore region.
 

Montreal

Find legal and community resources dedicated to serving English-speaking residents of the Greater Montreal region.
 

Nunavik

Find legal and community resources dedicated to serving English-speaking residents of the Nunavik region.

Outaouais

Find legal and community resources dedicated to serving English-speaking residents of the Outaouais region.
 

Quebec City

Find legal and community resources dedicated to serving English-speaking residents of the Quebec City region.
 

This directory is not an exhaustive list of all resources avaialble. Inclusion of resources in this section does not consitute an endorsement of the organization or its activities.

The information published on this website is a simplified summary; it does not replace the official laws, regulations, or policies of Quebec and Canada. Furthermore, the information on this website does not, in any way, constitute legal advice. For assistance on any specific legal questions, please consult a lawyer. You can visit Access to Justice by Topic: Online Resources on our homepage for further information.