The Prescott-Russell Law Association Library cannot provide legal advice,or research to members of the public. For step-by-step information about legal problems please try Steps to Justice funded by Legal Aid Ontario, The Law Foundation of Ontario and the Department of Justice Canada. Or, search for a lawyer practicing in Prescott-Russell using our Lawyers Directory on this website.
You can access a selection of 20,000 Canadian government documents online where they are organized into 70 collections, and feature provincial as well as federal material. The Canadian Government Publications Portal includes reports, standing committee documents, sessional papers, statistics, public accounts, estimates, and more, which are helpful when conducting Ontario legislative research.
Legal Aid Ontario
Ontario Bar Association
LegalLine.ca free legal information
Association des juristes d’expression
française de l’Ontario
This is an independent office which makes sure that Ontario government offices and agencies are doing their job properly. If all else fails a complaint filed with them may do.
Canadian Police Information Centre (CPIC)
These are the people that keep all police records. The public can enter the VIN Numbers of stolen bicycles and vehicles to see if they have been located.
Ontario Provincial Police
Ontario Ministry of Community Safety and Correctional Services
This Ministry looks after the OPP and the Ontario Prisons. On these Ontario.ca web pages you can find a listing of all jails and their addresses. Also there is an explanation of the prison system, the calculation of sentences and probation and parole:
Guide to Ontario Courts
Ontario Court of Appeal and Decisions
Ontario Superior Court of Justice
Ontario Court of Justice
Ministry of the Attorney General
Ontario Law Online
Ontario Administrative Tribunals
Ontario Workplace Safety and Insurance Appeals Tribunal Decisions
Ontario Human Rights Commission
Ontario Municipal Board
Ontario Securities Commission –
Ontario Labour Relations Board
Ontario Employment Standards
Federal Courts and Tribunals
Supreme Court of Canada
Supreme Court of Canada Decisions
Office of the Commissioner for Federal Judicial Affairs
Tax Court of Canada
Canadian Human Rights Tribunal
Canadian International Trade Tribunal
Immigration and Refugee Board of Canada
Canadian Industrial Relations Board
Canadian Radio-television & Telecommunications Commission
Federal Department of Justice – Laws and Regulations
Pardons Parole Board of Canada Record Suspensions
Information about obtaining a pardon, including application procedures
Association in Defence of the Wrongfully Convicted
This organization takes up the cases of those innocent persons who have been wrongfully convicted, primarily by Canadian courts. They have spearheaded the campaigns in the cases of Guy Paul Morin, Steven Truscott, David Milgaard and many more.
LLRX.com – Doing Legal Research in Canada
Canadian Legal Information Institute
Canadian Access to Justice Network
The Great Library
Best Guide to Canadian Legal Research
The World Law Guide
The Law Society of Ontario
This body governs lawyers. Have a complaint about a lawyer? Check the LSO website.
Read about early L’Orignal lawyer John Maxwell at the Law Society Archives.