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301 Anthropology, (Cultural anthropology), (Social anthropology), (Physical anthropology), (Archaeology), (Linguistics), (Ethnology), (Ethnography), (Indigenous peoples)
301.45 Afro-Americans - Segregation - Southern States - History, (Jim Crow Laws), Southern States - History - 1865-1951, Southern States - Race relations, (Race discrimination - United States)
301.55 Mass Media, (Popular Culture), (Flash Mob)
302.2 Signs and symbols, Communication
302.23 Mass media, (Mass communication), (Media), (TV), (Magazines), (Radio), (Newspapers)
302.3 Bullying, Bullying - Prevention, (Cyberbullying), Bullies
303.3 Public opinion polls, Quality of life, Social values, Values, (Best employers)
303.6 Terrorism, Terrorists - Biography, (9/11)
304.6 Population, Birthrate, Mortality, Vital statistics, Human fertility, (Death rate), (Mortuary statistics), (Demography), (Birth rate), (Marriage statistics)
305.23 Children, Children and adults, Child development, (Child rearing), (Child abuse), (Child welfare), (Teenagers), (Teenage pregnancy)
305.26 Aging, Retirement, (Senior citizens), (Seniors), (Aged), Elderly, Gerontology, Old age, (Older adults)
305.4 Women, Women - Identity, (Women - History), (Women - Social Conditions)
305.569 Homeless persons
305.896 Blacks, African Americans, (Afro-Americans), (Blacks - United States), (Black History Month), Blacks - Canada, Blacks - Great Britain
307.76 City life, Cities and towns, Urban sociology, (Town life), (Urban life)
314.1 Great Britain - Census, United Kingdom - Census, Great Britain - Statistics, United Kindgom - Statistics, (Scotland - Census), (Northern Ireland - Census)
317.1 Canada - Census, Canada - Statistics
317.3 United States - Census, United States - Statistics
319.4 Australia - Census, Australia - Statistics
320.1 Political science, Political ethics
322.4 Ku Klux Klan, (K.K.K.)
323 Human rights, Civil rights, United States - Civil rights, Blacks - Civil rights, African Americans - Civil rights, (Basic rights)
323.3 Women's rights, Women's movement, Feminism, (Women - Civil rights), (Women - Emancipation), (Women - Equal rights), (Women - Suffrage)
323.44 Freedom of action, Freedom of information, Freedom of religion, Freedom of speech, Freedom of the press, Intellectual freedom, Books - Censorship, (Banned books), (Social justice), (Equality)
323.6 Citizenship, Citizenship - Australia, Citizenship - Canada, Citizenship - United Kingdom, Citizenship - United States, (Passports)
324.271 Political parties - Canada, Conservative Party of Canada, Liberal Party of Canada, New Democratic Party, (Canadian Federal Political Parties)
324.273 Political parties - United States, Democratic Party (U.S.), Republican Party (U.S.), Third Parties (United States politics)
325 Immigrants, Immigration and emigration
326 Underground railroad, Slavery, (Slave trade), Abolitionists, (Abolition of slavery)
327.1 Peace, Peace movement, Arms control, Arms race, (Disarmament)
330.1 Lost and found possessions, (Lost pets), (Lost articles), (Found items)
331 Labor market, (United States - Bureau of Labor Statistics)
331.25 Pensions, Retirement income, Military pensions, Old age pensions, (Social security), (Naval pensions), (War pensions), (Old age insurance), (Compensation), (Survivor's benefits), (Disability benefits), (Children's benefits), (Retirement pension)
331.3 Age and employment, Children - Employment, (Child labor)
331.5 Apprentices, (Employees - Training), (Occupational training), (Labor)
331.7 Occupations, (Jobs), (Careers), (Job search), (Employment), (Trades), Vocational guidance
332.024 Personal finance, Estate planning, Saving and thrift, (Financial planning, Personal), (Finance, Personal), (Budgets, Personal), (Registered Retirement Savings Plans - RRSP), (Registered Retirement Income Fund - RRIF), (Retirement income - Planning), (Tax-Free Savings Account - TFSA)
332.1 Banks and banking, Asynchronous Transfer Mode (ATM)
332.10971 Banks and banking - Canada
332.10973 Banks and banking - United States
332.4 Money, Paper money, Gold, Inflation (Finance), (Currency), (Standard of value), (Legal tender), Exchange, Foreign exchange, (Exchange rates)
332.63 Stocks, (Stock market), (Stock quotes), Bonds, Mutual funds, Securities, (Investments), (Foreign investments)
332.64 Stock exchange, (Securities exchange)
332.7 Credit cards, Debt, Loans, Mortgages, Consumer credit
332.8 Interest (Economics), Interest rates, (Prime rates)
333.33 Real estate business, Houses - Buying and selling, (Home buying), (Home purchase), (Real property), (Realty), (Apartments), (Rentals)
336.2 Taxation, (Income tax), (IRS), (CRA), (CCRA), (Revenue Canada), (Tax returns), (Taxes)
336.3 Public debts, (Government debts), (National debts)
338 Entrepreneurs, Entrepreneurship, (Home-based business), (Small business), Businesspeople, (Business people), (Self-employed), (Freelancers)
338.1 Farm produce - Marketing, (Farmers markets), (Agricultural products), (Farm crops)
338.4 Consumer goods, (Consumer products), (Merchandise)
338.5 Consumer price indexes, (Cost of living indexes)
338.7 Business enterprises, Corporations (Business organizations), (Businesses), (Firms), (Companies)
338.9 Subsidies, Economic policy, (Grants), (Federal aid), (Business and government), (Economic planning)
340 Law, (Jurisprudence), (Laws), (Statutes), (Case law), (Legal forms), Law - Directories
See also 349.71 Law - Canada, 349.73 Law - United States
For Governments: See countries, e.g.: 971 Canada, 973 USA
341.3 Embassies and consulates, Diplomacy, Diplomatic and consular service, International relations
342.068 Whistle-blowing law, (Whistleblower), (Whistle blower)
345 Trials (Homicide), Criminal law, Trials (Murder), (Manslaughter), (Crime), (Cold case), (Offenses against the person), (War crime trials), (Courts martial and courts of inquiry), (Poisons and poisoning)
345.052 Wiretapping - Law and legislation
346.0434 Landlord and Tenant
346.05 Estate planning, Inheritance and transfer tax, (Tax planning), (Personal finance)
346.4 Copyright, Fair use (Copyright), (Intellectual property), (Literary property), (International copyright), (Cyberlaw), Trademarks, (Logos), (Company symbols), (Corporate symbols), (Trade marks)
347.053 Class actions
349.71 Law - Canada
349.73 Law - United States
352.230941 Prime ministers - Great Britain
352.230971 Prime ministers - Canada
352.230973 Presidents - United States
353.8 School boards, (Boards of education) - See 371.2 Schools - Administration
355 Military readiness
358.38 Biological warfare, (Bacterial warfare), (Germ warfare)
361.3 Social work, Volunteer work, (Volunteers), (Volunteering)
361.6 Social policy, (Government policy), (National planning), (Social planning)
361.7068 Fund raising, (Fundraising)
361.8 Charities, (Charity organization), (Charitable institutions), (Humanitarianism), (Philanthropy), (Endowments)
362.1 Hospitals, Hospitals - United States
362.2 Mental disorders, Mental illness, Mentally ill, (Insane), (Insanity), (Sanity), (Mentally deranged)
362.204251 Emergency and rescue operations, (Acts of Kindness), (Real life heroes), (Rescue)
362.29 Alcoholism, Drug abuse, Substance abuse, (Addiction to alcohol), (Drug addiction), (Marijuana), (Cannabis)
362.4 Handicapped, (Disabled), Deaf, Deafness, Hearing impaired, Physically handicapped, Blind, Blindness, People with visual disabilities, 362.4 Handicapped, (Disabled), Deaf, Deafness, Hearing impaired, Physically handicapped, Blind, Blindness, People with visual disabilities, (Visually impaired)
362.7 Child support, Child abuse, Child sexual abuse, Child welfare, Abandoned children, (Deadbeat dads), (Deadbeat moms), (Deadbeat parents)
362.8297 Missing children
363.1 Accidents - Prevention, Safety education, (Safety measures), (Water safety)
363.12 Aircraft accidents, (Aeronautics - Accidents), (Air crashes), (Airplane accidents), (Aviation accidents), (Plane crashes)
363.1251 Drunk driving, (Driving while intoxicated), (Driving under the influence of alcohol)
363.17 Poisons and poisoning, Hazardous substances, (Toxic substances)
363.2 Police, Law enforcement
363.25 Fingerprints, Fingerprints - Identification, Criminal investigation, Criminals - Identification, Forensic sciences
363.28 Secret Service 363.33 Gun control, (Firearms - Law and legislation), (Right to bear arms) 363.34 Disaster relief, (Disaster preparedness), (Emergency preparedness) 363.7 Environment, Environmental protection, Noise pollution, (Pollution - Prevention), (Pollution control), (Conservation movement), (Green movement), (Ecological movement)
363.72 Hazardous wastes, (Toxic wastes)
363.738 Acid rain
363.739 Pollution, Air pollution - Measurement, (Atmosphere - Pollution), Water pollution, (Soil pollution)
364.1 Computer crimes, Impostors and imposture, (Hoaxes), (Charlatans), (Pretenders), (Chain letters)
364.15 Hate crimes
364.16 Fraud, False personation, Credit card crimes, Swindlers and swindling, (Identity theft), (Con artists), (Con game)
364.6 Capital punishment, (Death penalty), (Executions), (Hanging)
366 Secret societies
Scouts and scouting, (Boy Scouts), (Girl Scouts), (Girl Guides)
370.19 Foreign study, Foreign students, (College students), (Overseas study), (Study abroad)
371 Schools (K-12), (K12), (Education), (Homework)
371.04 Home schooling, (Home-based education), (Home education), (Home instruction), (Home teaching by parents), (Homeschooling)
371.102 Teaching, (Art of teaching), (Methods of teaching)
371.12 (Teacher qualifications), (Professional qualifications of teachers), (Certification of teachers)
371.2 Schools - Administration, (School management and organization), (Acceptable use policy - AUP)
371.26 Educational tests and measurements, Examinations, Intelligence tests, Psychological tests, Ability - Testing, (Tests), (Achievement tests), (Aptitude tests), (Objective tests), (Educational measurements), (Intelligence testing), (Mental tests), (IQ tests), (I.Q. tests)
371.3 Teaching - Aids and devices, Teaching machines, Programmed instruction, Computer assisted instruction, (Instructional materials), (Teaching materials), (Lesson plans)
See also WebQuests - Web-based lesson plans (Internet activities for educational purposes)
371.3028 Homework, Study skills, (Art of learning), (Method of study), (Study strategies)
371.3344678 Internet-based methods of instruction
371.39 Tutors and tutoring, (Tutorial), (Tutorials), (Learning), (Education at home), (Home instruction), (Courses of study)
371.42 Vocational guidance, (Vocational education), (Career education)
371.7 Safety education, School violence, (Student violence), (School vandalism), (Violence in schools), (Accidents - Prevention)
371.9 Learning disabilities, Learning disabled - Education
372 Elementary schools
373 High schools
374 Discussion groups, Voice chat
377.2 Character, Moral education, (Character education)
378 Colleges and universities
378.13 Alumni and alumnae - Directories
378.3 Scholarships, Student aid, Student loan funds, (Bursaries), (Fellowships), (Scholarship funds), (Student financial assistance)
379.158 School standards and accreditation, (Educational standards)
380 Commerce, communications, transportation
380.1 Markets, and 381 Telemarketing (See 658.8 Auctions, Direct selling, Telemarketing, Online bookstores)
380.106 Chamber of commerce, (Boards of trade)
381.13 Franchises (Retail trade)
382 International economic relations, International trade, (International organization), (Internatioal cooperation), (World economics), (Economic planning), (Social policy)
383 Postal service, Postal code, Zip code, Postage stamps, (Mail service), (Post office), Postcards
384 Electronic mail systems (E-mail or email addresses), Telephone (Telephone directories), Video telephone, Chat dictionaries, Data transmission systems, Telecommunication, (Wireless)
384.54 Radio stations, Radio broadcasting, Radio programs, Amateur radio stations, (Ham radio stations), (High-frequency radio), (Citizens band radio)
384.55 Television, Television broadcasting, Public television, Television and youth, Television and children, (Educational television)
387.5 Merchant marine, (Sailors), (Seamen)
388.4 City traffic, Traffic engineering, Local transit, (Street traffic), (Urban traffic), (Highway transportation)
391 Costume, Fashion, Clothing and dress
391.413 Shoes, (Footwear), (Boots)
391.6 Perfumes, Tattooing
392.1 Female circumcision
392.5 Weddings, Marriage customs and rites, (Bridal customs), (Honeymoon)
394.26 Holidays, Festivals, (Christian holidays), (Religious holidays), (Chinese New Year), (Valentine's Day), (Easter), (Halloween), (Veterans' Day), (Thanksgiving Day)
394.268 Christmas, Christmas customs, Christmas cards, Christmas cookies, Christmas decorations, (Santa Claus), (St. Nicholas), (St. Nick), (Xmas)
398 Folklore, (Folk lore), (Folk tales), (Traditions) 398.2 Fables, Fairy tales, Legends, Urban legends (Hoaxes)
398.22 Arthurian romances, Grail, (King Arthur), (Holy Grail), (Arthur, King - Romances), (Knights of the Round Table)
398.24 Mythical animals, Animals - Folklore, Dragons, (Monsters)
398.8 Nursery rhymes
11 Business Plan Templates. Ready to use business plan templates and examples for entrepreneurs. A series of unique business plan templates that you can download and customize for any business. Written by SimplifyLLC Editorial Staff consisting of a team of legal researchers, qualified accountants, attorneys, and entrepreneurs, July 26, 2021. SimplifyLLC is an independent publication that provides free guides for small business owners.
15 Signs You're an Entrepreneur from Business Insider.
● The Entrepreneur Test. Am I an Entrepreneur? Entrepreneurship Quiz from bizmove.com. Test yourself: Do you have what it takes to be a business owner?
16 Content Marketing Quotes & Stats to Inspire and Evolve Your Strategy by Emilie Moreland, UPrinting, Oct 3, 2019. Integrity: Do the right thing. "Putting audience needs above all else". Writing: Grammar and style in a marketing word. Research: Look it up first ... and more.
17 Businesses You Can Start From Home Today by Jack Zhou, Sourcingbro, July 28, 2021. 17 business ideas you can easily start from your home, such as:
Start a dropshipping business or online store.
Start a jewelry making business.
Offer professional organizing or home staging services.
Provide pet sitting, grooming or walking services.
Become a social media manager.
Business Plans Index. Business Plan Templates, Sample Forms and Contracts. A Subject Guide to Sample Business Plans for Specific Business Types, from Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh.
DECA - Distributive Education Clubs of America. Since 1946, the goal of DECA has been to improve educational and career opportunities in marketing, management and entrepreneurship. Today, DECA has continued to work with the Business community to integrate academic achievement with career and technical skills for high school and college students.
Gift Giving Etiquette for Businesses from The Bro Basket. Gift-giving is a great strategy to enhance performance and to establish good business relationships. Before you choose a gift for any party, it is essential that you first confirm the rules which govern gifting in their organization or the industry. Topics include: Corporate Gifting Trends and Statistics, Psychology of Corporate Gifting, Forms of Gifts, Gift Giving Compliance Laws & Ethics.
How to Make Money in Retirement: A Guide to Turning a Hobby into a Side Business by Business.com Editorial Staff, Entrepreneurship, September 24, 2018.
Kiva. Loans that change lives. Make a loan to an entrepreneur in the developing world for as little as $25. Kiva is the world's first online lending platform connecting online lenders to entrepreneurs across the globe.
Need a Business Idea? Here are 55 from Entrepreneur.
● Largest List of Business Ideas Online from VettedOpps.com. Unbiased Home Business Reviews. VETTED OPPS evaluates Home Based Business Opportunities. Site lists 670 of the best business ideas ranging from businesses for animal lovers to writers.
● 30 Small Business Ideas (for When You Don't Know What Business to Start) by Briana Morgaine, BPlans.com. Low Cost Business Ideas from Entrepreneur.
● 101 New Ideas to Inspire You to Start a Business from The Balance.
● 15 Great Small Business Ideas by Sammi Caramela, B2B Writer, Business News Daily, Feb. 10, 2017.
Practical Advice for Business from Business Link, UK. Contents: Starting up, Finance and grants, Taxes, returns & payroll, Employing people, Health, safety, premises, Exploit your ideas, IT & e-commerce, Sales and marketing, International trade, Grow your business, Buy or sell a business.
Pros and Cons: Startups and Franchises by Joel Libava, U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA), Feb 24, 2020. "What is a better way to go into business; a startup or a franchise?" Libava's answer is that both ways can be good. If you have an idea for a business, and you really believe in it, you need to seriously consider a startup. If you would rather leverage someone else's business idea to own what you do, and you're comfortable with following rules, you need to investigate the franchise model. See also:
● Calculate your startup costs from SBA. Calculate your business startup costs before you launch. Identify your startup expenses. Estimate how much your expenses will cost. Add up your expenses for a full financial picture. Use your startup cost calculations to get startup funding. Use a worksheet to write down your thoughts, ideas, and action items as they relate to financing your business. Lenders will want to see a solid, well-organized business plan for the startup and growth of your business.
● What Your Life Will Look Like as a Franchisee by Joel Libava, SBA, Jan 24, 2017. The Franchise King®, Joel Libava, is an author and a franchise ownership advisor.
Small Business Management Knowledge Base. A comprehensive free resource of business management, packed with hundreds of guides, worksheets, checklists, and covers practically every aspect of small business management. Topics include: Starting a Small Business, Sales and Marketing, Financial Management, Home Based Business, General Management, Personal Skills, Personnel Management, Buying a Small Business, International Trade, Internet Business, and more.
Small Business Resource Center from Deluxe Enterprise Operations. Advice and insights for small businesses. Site includes: Starting a Business - Make your vision a reality, Marketing - Reach your customers, Financial - Achieve your goals, Webinars & Events - Interact with experts, Blog - Advice and stories from real entrepreneurs, Small Business Revolution - A movement supporting small businesses.
What is customer acquisition? (+ how to acquire customers) by Hannah Wren, Content marketing associate, Zendesk, May 26, 2021. Your guide for what customer acquisition is, tips for building customer acquisition strategies, and how customer service can help. Customer acquisition is the process of gaining new and prospective customers for your business. To acquire new customers, businesses need to connect with prospects in a compelling way while meeting their needs at the right time.
BigBarn.co.uk. Discover Local Food.
Farmers Markets - Direct-to-Consumer from Agricultural Marketing Service, United States Department of Agriculture. Find a Farmers Market in Your State.
● Farmers' Markets from Local Harvest. Farmers' markets are one of the oldest forms of direct marketing by small farmers. From the traditional "mercados" in the Peruvian Andes to the unique street markets in Asia, growers all over the world gather weekly to sell their produce directly to the public.
● A-Z List of Farmers Markets in the United States from Local Harvest. Alphabetical list by name of Farmers Markets.
Consumers International (CI). An independent global campaigning voice for consumers, with over 220 member organisations in 115 countries, it aims to help protect and empower consumers worldwide. March 15 is World Consumer Rights Day (WCRD).
Google Groups formerly Deja.com. Site features over 600,000 people-powered ratings of more than 25,000 products, services and topics in nearly 800 categories. Provides 35,000 Usenet groups, and 18,000 discussion forums. Over 1.7 million unique users.
Federal Consumer Information Center. Topics: Cars, Children, Consumer Help, Education, Employment, US Federal Programs, Food, Health, Housing, Money, Recalls, Scams/Frauds, Small Business, and Travel.
Resolver from MyResolver.ca. Need to resolve an issue? Site guides you through the complaint process and is designed to help you get your complaints resolved. Categories include: Finance complaints (credit cards, checking accounts, savings products), Telecoms complaints (Mobiles, internet, TV, bundles), Travel and Tourism complaints (Airlines, hotels, car rentals, ferries, public transit), Retail complaints (Online retailers, department stores, grocery stores, clothing stores, drug stores), Restaurants complaints (Restaurants, bars, takeaways, drive-thru's). See original Resolver website from the United Kingdom: Resolver with over 2,550,357 users. Resolver promise: "We will never share your personal data with anyone without your permission - your case will go to the firm you're complaining about and, if appropriate, to an ombudsman."
The 12 Days of Christmas Price Index from PNC Bank. Discover the true cost of The 12 Days of Christmas in this flash presentation.
The Big Mac Index from Wikipedia. The Big Mac index is based on the theory of purchasing-power parity, under which exchange rates should adjust to equalise the cost of a basket of goods and services, wherever it is bought around the world. The Big Mac index was introduced in The Economist in September 1986 by Pam Woodall as a semi-humorous illustration of PPP and has been published by that paper annually since then. The index also gave rise to the word "burgernomics".
● Consumer Price Index from United States Department of Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics.
Consumer Price Index, 2000 - present from Bank of Canada.
Consumer Price Index, by province (monthly) (Ontario) from Statistics Canada.
Consumer Price Index (CPI) Home Page from U.S. Department of Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics. Consumer Price Indexes (CPI) program produces monthly data on changes in the prices paid by urban consumers for a representative basket of goods and services. Inflation Calculator and lots more.
Cost of Living Wizard from Salary.com. Compare the Cost of Living in Your Area to Other Cities in the United States. Results for your new location will show the dollar amount net change in disposable income, if any.
Inflation Calculator from Bank of Canada.
The Top 10 Economic Indicators: What to Watch and Why from American Association of Individual Investors (AAII).
Guide to CPI: Your Guide to the Consumer Price Index (CPI) from Yukon Government, Canada.
Inflation and price indices from Office for National Statistics, UK. The rate of inflation is the change in prices for goods and services over time. Measures of inflation and prices include consumer price inflation, producer price inflation and the House Price Index.
Consumer price inflation, UK: June 2022.
5 Ways to Make Your Small Business More Sustainable [Infographic] from PsPrint. Recent data shows that 85 percent of millennials and 79 percent of Gen X consumers believe that it is "extremely" or "very" important for companies to implement programs to improve the environment. Sustainability is the key to boosting customer loyalty. Find out how you can reduce your company's carbon footprint while protecting your bottom line with this infographic highlighting low- and no-cost sustainability tips:
1. Reduce your energy consumption.
Reduce your energy consumption
Reducing electricity use in your office isn't just a great cost-saving strategy - it also helps to reduce global greenhouse gas emissions.
You can reduce your company's carbon footprint by switching off electronics and adjusting utilities when they are not in use, including: Lights, Computers, Televisions, Air conditioning.
Green tip: Energy-efficient lightbulbs such as halogen incandescents and light emitting diodes (LEDs) use up to 80 percent less energy than traditional light bulbs and last up to 25 times longer, according to Energy.gov.
2. Reduce paper use in the office.
3. Make your print marketing green.
4. Ramp up recycling.
5. Improve the commute.
World's Most Ethical Companies - Honorees from Ethisphere Magazine. "WME honorees not only promote ethical business standards and practices internally, they exceed legal compliance minimums and shape future industry standards by introducing best practices today."
The World's Most Innovative Companies of 2022 from Fast Company.
AnnualReports.com. Annual Reports for individual and institutional investors.
Company Information A-Z from Hoovers.com.
Company Profiles and Mutual Fund Groups from SEDAR (System for Electronic Document Analysis and Retrieval). Electronic filing system for the disclosure documents of public companies and mutual funds across Canada. Profiles of public companies A-Z.
Doing Business: Benchmarking Business Regulations from World Bank Group. Database provides objective measures of business regulations and their enforcement.
Fortune 500. America's largest corporations. Click on any company name to see company snapshot. Ranks major industries and companies by revenues, profits, assets, shareholder equity, return to investors, or a combination of factors.
General Motors is becoming China Motors. YouTube video, 9:15 min.
Tools of the Trade: Industrial Directories by Joey Strawn, Industrial Marketer. The "Big Eight" Industrial Directories: 1. ThomasNet. 2. Mfg.com. 3. IQS Directory. 4. IHS Engineering360. 5. Zycon. 6. MacRAE's Blue Book. 7. ProcessRegister.
Made in Canada. By Canadians, for Canadians. Spend your money wisely. Ontario teen, Tyler Campbell, (July 2018) creates 'Made in Canada' database in response to Trump tariffs. Made in Canada is compiling a list of Canadian products in one place, so you can support Canadian jobs and Canadian workers. For your ease of browsing, you will find Canadian owned products and companies marked with a , and publicly traded companies marked with a .
NYSE: New York Stock Exchange: Company Listings. U.S. Listed Companies and Non-U.S. Listed Companies. Search alphabetically, geographically, or by industry.
Process Register: The Online Industrial Buyer's Guide. Process Industry Supplier Registry is a useful online manufacturing industries directory. Free service. Manual compilation of process suppliers enables buyers to source manufacturers of products such as valves, pumps and strainers, and to easily locate suppliers worldwide. Site includes new projects, free magazines, jobs, news and events.
Profile Canada. 3 ways to find a business in Canada. Search ProFile Canada database (over 1,000,000 businesses across Canada) by Company Name, Keyword, or Category.
100 Largest Companies in the United States from Fortune 500.
List of largest public companies in Canada by profit from Wikipedia.
List of largest companies by revenue from Wikipedia.
CCPA. The Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives is a national economic and social policy think tank..
The Fraser Institute. Our mission is to improve the quality of life for Canadians, their families, and future generations by studying, measuring, and broadly communicating the effects of government policies, entrepreneurship, and choice on their well-being. The Fraser Institute is the top think-tank in Canada and now ranks in the top 15 among all think-tanks worldwide, according to the Global Go To Think Tank Index published by the University of Pennsylvania. The Institute has grown into Canada's leading economic think tank, with 2,500 individual, corporate and foundation supporters in Canada, the United States and twelve other countries. The Institute's list of researchers has grown to include more than 350 authors (including six Nobel Laureates) from 22 countries.
Grants.gov provides a storefront for interactions between grant applicants and the Federal agencies that manage grant funds. There are 26 Federal grant-making agencies and over 900 individual grant programs that award over $400 billion in grants each year in the United States.
Automated Legal Forms from LawDepot™. Canadian Contract Categories include: Wills & Power of Attorney, Rental/Lease Forms, Loans, Debt, IOUs, Landlord & Tenant Forms, Marriage & Cohabitation Agreements, and other legal forms. See also Free download of Power of Attorney forms from the Ontario Ministry of the Attorney General.
beSpacific. Accurate, focused law and technology news. Daily postings provide updates on issues including copyright, privacy, censorship, the Patriot Act, ID theft, and freedom of information.
FindLaw.LawCrawler. Legal Web & Databases Search. Search engine for Internet sites with legal information, include FindLaw, Legal Dictionary, Legal News, Law Reviews, US Government Sites, Supreme Court Opinions, Federal Circuits.
Global Legal Information Network (GLIN). Archive of Searchable public database of laws, regulations, judicial decisions, and other complementary legal sources contributed by governmental agencies and international organizations. N.B. "The US Library of Congress created GLIN in 1996 and the United States supported it financially until 2012. Pursuant to budgetary constraints in the US, the GLIN operating system environment was shut down in 2012."
Guide to Making a Will from Grey-Bruce Community Legal Clinic, Owen Sound, ON.
● 6 Things to Know About Creating a Will by Bryan Borzykowski, Canadian Living.
● What You Need to Know About Writing a Will by Cherie DeLory, Canadian Living.
●Drafting your Will: What You Need to Know for First Time Will Creation from Teachers Life Insurance.
● Will vs. a trust: Which one is right for you? From RBC Wealth Management.
● Planning to leave a family legacy? Why writing a will is not enough on Wealth Transfer from RBC Wealth Management.
● How Do I Write a Simple Will in Canada? By James Stuart, Legal Beagle.
● How to make a will in 10 steps from Freewill.
Hieros Gamos - Law and Legal Research Center. A massive site with thousands of links to legal and other resources worldwide. Contents: United States Law, International Law, Worldwide Law Firms Directory, Legal Experts and Consultants, 70 areas of Law Practice, Employment Center, Students Center, Business Center, Consumer Center, Legal and Bar Associations, and more.
Law and Legal Abbreviations from Abbreviations.com.
Law.com. Site covers: Publications, Law Topics, Surveys & Rankings, Events, (American Legal Media?) ALM Intelligence, Verdicts, Legal Dictionary, Law Firms, Lawjobs.com, Legal Recruiters, Law Schools, and more.
● Law.com Resources.
● Law Publications: The American Lawyer, National Law Journal, New York Law Journal, Supreme Court Brief, ...
● Law Topics: Banking and Finance, Criminal Law, Cybersecurity, Intellectual Property ... Go to "All Topics" and select a topic in A-Z order.
The 'Lectric Law Library's Legal Lexicon's Lyceum. Considered to be the Net's Best Law Dictionary with Thousands of Definitions & Explanations of Legal Terms, Phrases & Concepts. Includes Living Will Form.
Legal Dictionary from Merriam-Webster. Browse the Legal Dictionary. A-Z, 0-9.
Legal Research for Non-Lawyers from Duke Law. How to Research a Legal Problem: help for Non-Lawyers.
● Laws and Legal Research from Nolo.com. Sometimes you need to look up a law to get an answer to your legal question. To find a law, statute, code section, or case, visit this page. Topics include: Definitions: Jargon Used in Legislation. Role of Statutes. Should I Search Federal or State Laws? How to Find a Law. How to Design a Good Search. How to Read a Law - (Read the statute three times and then read it again ...). How to Make Sure a Law Is Up to Date. Role of Court Cases in Understanding Statutes. Finding a U.S. Supreme Court Case. Finding Other Cases (U.S. Court of Appeals, U.S. District Court and Bankruptcy Court).
● Legal Research Manual: Steps in Legal Research from Queens University Library.
● Legal research from Wikipedia.
Legal Sites on the Web. LawCrawler Search Engine (worldwide law resource search), U.S. Supreme Court Decisions Citation Search by Title, or Full-Text Search, plus numerous links to law sources mainly in the United States, but also in Canada, United Kingdom, and Australia.
The Magna Carta . With Magna Carta (signed in 1215), King John placed himself and England's future sovereigns and magistrates within the rule of law. Magna Carta Translation - 1297 version as confirmed by King Edward I. Magna Carta (Image). Magna Carta and Its American Legacy.
Power of Attorney and Living Wills from Ontario Ministry of the Attorney General. Free download of Power of Attorney Kit in PDF: Powers of Attorney - Forms for Continuing Power of Attorney for Property and Power of Attorney for Personal Care.
See also the following from GetSmartAboutMoney.ca:
● Wills and Estate Planning.
One-Stop Forms & Templates Download from TidyForms. 7852 Documents in 1740 Categories. Legal Forms & Templates include Bill of Sale Forms, Commercial Lease Agreement, Contract Template, Doctors Note Template, Incident Report Template, Last Will & Testament Form, Offer to Purchase Real Estate Form, Power of Attorney Form, Rent & Lease Template, Basic Rental Agreement, Room Rental Agreement, Personal Loan Agreement Form, Simple Loan Agreement Template, and many more.
Washington Courts. Educational Resources. Judges in the Classroom (include lesson plans for Elementary, Middle, and High Schools), and other resources.
WEX: everyone's resource for law learning. WEX is a collaboratively-created, public-access law information site, free and open to everyone. Legal Dictionary and Encyclopedia. Sponsored and hosted by Legal Information Institute at Cornell Law School. WEX: All Pages.
World Wide Legal Resources. Chan Robles Virtual Law Library.
Embassy and Consulate Finder from Visa Hunter.
Embassies and consulates from Government of Canada. This directory contains contact information for government offices that provide consular services to Canadian citizens abroad. The directory also includes Australian and Swedish offices around the world that, by special agreement, provide consular services to Canadians.
Embassy World. Addresses, phone and fax numbers, plus e-mail addresses of the world's Embassies and Consulates.
Foreign Representatives in Canada from Global Affairs Canada. Find the most accurate information on foreign missions and international organizations accredited to Canada, and persons occupying a bilateral or multilateral posting. Search for addresses and contact information of foreign representations and international organizations accredited to Canada: Diplomatic Missions, Consular Posts, International Organizations and Other Special Representative Offices.
Websites of U.S. Embassies, Consulates, and Diplomatic Missions from U.S. Embassy.gov.
5 of the Most Common Types of Whistleblower Fraud from Hagens Berman Sobol Shapiro LLP, a National Whistleblower Law Firm, Jul 20, 2016. 1. Health Care Fraud. 2. Defense Contractor Fraud. 3. Tax/IRS Fraud. 4. Securities Fraud. 5. Procurement Fraud. "Common methods of procurement fraud occur in industries spanning from construction, to food suppliers, technology service providers, contractors of all sorts and outsourced providers of all kinds ..."
● See also: Whistleblower FAQ and Whistleblower Resources.
Definition of 'Whistleblower' from Economic Times, English Edition of India Times. "A whistleblower is a person, who could be an employee of a company, or a government agency, disclosing information to the public or some higher authority about any wrongdoing, which could be in the form of fraud, corruption, etc."
How Can Whistleblowers Help Fight Fraud? from WhistleblowerInfo.com, by Seeger Weiss LLP. "A whistleblower claim may be brought against any type of business or organization, including healthcare providers, non-profit organizations, private and publicly-traded companies, federal, state and local government agencies, and public and private educational institutions."
● What Is a Whistleblower? "A person who sees evidence of or collects information supporting a claim of fraud or illegal activity could be referred to as a whistleblower. However, this person only meets the grounds of the definition for this term if they make someone else aware of the situation. A whistleblower could be a current or former employee who gains knowledge about an activity that is unethical or illegal. Fraud and corruption also fall under this umbrella."
Know Your Rights from National Whistleblower Center (NWC). "Whistleblower laws around the world are complex, offering varying levels of protections and awards to those people who come forward to report waste, fraud, and abuse. We [at National Whistleblower Center] have put together resources for everyone from potential whistleblowers to policymakers to journalists to help educate them on major laws, best practices, and more.
Office of the Whistleblower from United States Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). "... whistleblowers can help the Commission identify possible fraud and other violations much earlier than might otherwise have been possible. That allows the Commission to minimize the harm to investors, better preserve the integrity of the United States' capital markets, and more swiftly hold accountable those responsible for unlawful conduct."
● Whistleblower Awards Over $1 Billion for Tips Resulting in Enforcement Actions. "The Securities and Exchange Commission has awarded more than $1 billion to whistleblowers since the inception of the agency's whistleblower program in 2011. The whistleblower program was established by Congress to incentivize whistleblowers with specific, timely and credible information about federal securities laws violations to report to the SEC. Enforcement actions from whistleblower tips have resulted in more than $4.8 billion in financial remedies." See also: How the Process Works.
The Public Interest Disclosure (Whistleblower Protection) Act (PIDA) from Manitoba Civil Service Commission, Canada. The Public Interest Disclosure (Whistleblower Protection) Act (PIDA) facilitates the disclosure and investigation of wrongdoing, in or relating to public bodies, and protects employees who make disclosures from reprisal. See FAQ.
Whistleblower from Wikipedia. "A whistleblower (whistle-blower or whistle blower) is a person, usually an employee, who exposes information or activity within a private, public, or government organization that is deemed illegal, illicit, unsafe, fraud, or abuse of taxpayer funds. Those who become whistleblowers can choose to bring information or allegations to surface either internally or externally."
The Whistleblower Protection Program from Occupational Safety and Health Administration, United States Department of Labor. "You have the right to report if your workplace is unsafe during the COVID-19 pandemic."
Whistleblower Protections from Inspector-General, United States Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC). Contents include: Whistleblower Protection Act (WPA), Whistleblower Protection Enhancement Act (WPEA), Enhancement of Contractor Protection from Reprisal (41 U.S.C. § 4712), Whistleblower Ombudsman, Office of Special Counsel (OSC), Contact Information for Whistleblowers.
Whistleblower Rights and Protections from Office of the Inspector General, U.S. Department of Justice. "Whistleblowers perform an important service for the public and the Department of Justice (DOJ) when they report evidence of wrongdoing. All DOJ employees, contractors, subcontractors, grantees, subgrantees, and personal services contractors are protected from retaliation for making a protected disclosure."
Whistleblowing for employees from GOV.UK. "As a whistleblower, you're protected by law - you should not be treated unfairly or lose your job because you 'blow the whistle'." Contents include: What is a whistleblower. Who to tell and what to expect. If you're treated unfairly after whistleblowing.
Arresting Images from The Smoking Gun. Mug shots of the "rich and famous who've landed in the pokey." Categories: Sports, Hollywood, Music, Gangsters, The Smoking Gun Favorites, Icons, Historical. Authentic Court documents included.
Court Records - CourtRecords.org. A company that provides comprehensive online records searches in many categories for people in the United States, Canada and the United Kingdom.
Crime / Punishment. Guide to Crime and Punishment by Charles Montaldo, a Private Detective who has worked in various areas of crime detection, from About.com.
Criminal Justice Online Resources from Criminal Justice Profiles. Quick Links, General Resources, Corrections, Drugs and Alcohol, Federal Agencies and Offices, International Criminal Justice, Juvenile Delinquency, Law Enforcement, Statistics Resources, Associations and Organizations, Discussion Groups and Mailing Lists, Electronic Journals and Newsletters. Check out: Criminal Justice and Law Enforcement Careers.
● Criminal Justice Scholarship Guide from Criminal Justice Programs. Scholarships for Criminal Justice Majors and Grad Students.
● Criminal Justice Financial Aid Guide from Criminal Justice Programs. Financial Aid for Criminal Justice Students.
Famous Cases and Criminals from Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI). John Dillinger. Al Capone. The KKK. The Unabomber. John Gotti. Bonnie and Clyde. The FBI has investigated them all ... and many more spies, terrorists, and criminals besides.
Famous Cases and Criminals from the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) files. Cases involving Bank Robbery, Historical Ten Most Wanted, Organized Crime / Gangsters (e.g. Al Capone, Bonnie and Clyde, KKK, John Gotti, Patty Hearst, The Unabomber, The Black Dahlia), Violent Crime, and Espionage.
Famous Trials. Excellent site by Professor Douglas O. Linder, University of Missouri-Kansas City (UMKC) School of Law. Includes Trial of Jesus (30 A. D.), Scopes "Monkey" Trial (1925), Nuremberg Trials (1945-49), Rosenberg Trial (1951), O. J. Simpson Trial (1995), and many others. Read About Famous Trials.
Murder of Reena Virk from Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. The Murder of Reena Virk and Trials of Kelly Ellard.
● Convicted teen killer Kelly Ellard gets escorted temporary absences. CBC News, Feb 27, 2017. "Ellard requested escorted releases from B.C. prison following the birth of her child."
The Nuremberg Trials and Their Legacy. Site includes photos, images of artifacts, audio clips as well as links to related articles and websites.
The O.J. Verdict. A 2005 Public Broadcasting Service (PBS) Frontline documentary on the 1995 trial of O.J. Simpson, with Readings and Links.
Target Crime with Literacy: Identifying People Who Have Low Literacy. Literacy and Policing in Canada. Signs that may indicate a person has a low level of literacy.
● Literacy training and crime prevention -"While poverty, unemployment, and feeling isolated or desperate may push some people into a life of crime, literacy training can provide many youth and adults with a chance to build a brighter future."
● Literacy training and rehabilitation - "Many studies have found a link between prison-based education and literacy programs and high rates of successful rehabilitation. A Canadian study showed that prison literacy programs can reduce recidivism by up to 30%, depending on the level of literacy the prisoner achieves. In a U.S. study, getting a college degree in prison reduced recidivism by 100%."
● The Link Between Low Literacy and Crime. "Some statistics:
● Offenders are three times as likely as the rest of the population to have literacy problems.
● 79 of 100 people entering Canadian correctional facilities don't have their high school diploma
● 65 of 100 people entering correctional facilities have less than a Grade 8 education or level of literacy skills."
● "... people who come into contact with police, as suspects, victims, or witnesses, tend to have lower literacy skills. And neighbourhoods with low literacy levels tend to have higher crime rates."
The Robert Pickton Trial from CBC News.
The Trial of Conrad Black from Curio.ca. Conrad Black from Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Black v. United States from Wikipedia. "561 U.S. 465 (2011) is a white-collar criminal law case decided by the United States Supreme Court dealing with businessman Conrad Black's fraud trial."
Unsolved: Ontario Cold Cases from Mississauga News. Site covers numerous still unsolved cold cases in Ontario, Canada.
● ONTARIO COLD CASE: Felix Barufe's murder remains unsolved 16 years later by Dan McNee, Listowel Banner, Apr 26, 2019. Square five gallon pail filled with loonies, toonies missing after murder.
● ONTARIO COLD CASE: Mom's unsolved murder weighs heavy on retired OPP officer 35 years later by Barbara-Ann MacEachern, Mississauga News, Mar 29, 2019. Brenda Elizabeth Stinson, 23, was killed and thrown on the side of an isolated dirt road nearly 35 years ago.
● ONTARIO COLD CASE: Mystery remains after bound skeletal remains of teens discovered more than 50 years ago by Mary Riley, Kawartha Lakes This Week, Jul 27, 2018. Police still searching for answers after Eric Jones and Richard Hovey found dead in Coboconk and Schomberg.
● COLD CASE: Toronto mobster 'The Fox' found dead in the trunk of his car by Louie Rosella, Mississauga News, Aug 27, 2017. On Nov. 13, 1983, 56-year-old Paul Volpe was shot twice in the back of the head and dumped in the trunk of he and his wife's BMW.
"Can We Tape?" A Practical Guide to Taping Phone Calls and In-Person Conversations in the 50 States and D.C. from RCFP - Reporters Committee for Freedom of the Press.
Electronic Surveillance from Cornell University Law School.
Wiretap Reports from U.S. Courts, 1997-2004.
For laws governing rental housing in specific State or Province, check with the government sites of that country.
10 tips for buying rental property. Written by James Royal, Edited by Brian Beers, Reviewed by Kenneth Chavis IV, Bankrate.com, Nov 2, 2021.
- Determine if buying an investment rental property is right for you
- Buy or finance? Analyze which is best for you
- Find the right location
- Success requires a long-term outlook
- Make sure you’re landlord material
- Budget for the unexpected
- Remember to renew your leases
- Want long-term tenants? Consider Housing Choice Voucher Program (HCV) (aka Section 8)
- Don't forget rental property at tax time
- Understand how rental law works.
101 Tips for Landlords - The Ultimate Landlord Guide from Turbo Tenant, 2017.
Discrimination in the sale or rental of housing and other prohibited practices. U.S. Code Title 42, Chapter 45, Subchapter I, Article 3604 from Cornell University Law Schoo.
Emotional Support Animal Laws for Rentals: What You Need to Know by Sarah Stinson, TurboTenant, Sep 30, 2021. Topics include: What Is an Emotional Support Animal? Emotional support animals are companions to humans that help treat depression, anxiety, and a number of related mental health challenges.
- Emotional Support Animals vs. Service Animals: The key difference between an emotional support animal and a service animal is that they are not specifically trained to do a job that their owner can't perform on their own. Service animals are seen legally as "medical equipment" because they provide an essential function for their owners who need assistance due to physical, mental, or emotional disabilities. In contrast, emotional support animals are not viewed as essential medical equipment.
- How Emotional Support Animals Help People with Disabilities.
- The Fair Housing Act of 1968. The Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990.
- Applying to Rent with an Emotional Support Animal - If a tenant applies to live in a no-pets rental, they must be able to show proof that they own a registered, medically prescribed emotional support animal.
- Emotional Support Animal Letter Checklist.
- Tenant Protections Under the Fair Housing Act (FHA). What If the Landlord Doesn't Comply?
- Reasons Landlord May Deny Emotional Support Animals.
- Emotional Support Animal Laws FAQ. Emotional Support Animal Resources.
- Guide to Renting with Emotional Support Animals.
- Emotional Support Animals vs. Service Animals.
- Emotional Support Animal Letter.
- Fair Housing Act vs. The Americans with Disabilities Act.
- Reasons Emotional Support Animals May Be Denied.
- Do Emotional Support Animals Have to Be Cats or Dogs?
- See also: Emotional support animal from Wikipedia. An emotional support animal (ESA) is an animal that provides relief to individuals with "psychiatric disability through companionship." Under the Americans with Disabilities Act, an emotional support animal encompasses animals from all species.
- "Emotional support dogs (ESAs) are pets and not service dogs." ~ American Kennel Club (AKC)
- Emotional Support Animals (ESAs) from LegalLine.ca, Canada.
Landlord and Tenant Board. A Guide to Residential Tenancies Act. This guide is a summary of Ontario's new Residential Tenancies Act (the Act). This new law came into effect on January 31, 2007. The Act sets out the rights and responsibilities of landlords and tenants who rent residential properties.
Ontario Landlords Association (OLA) The Ontario Landlords Association (OLA) and its sister organization The Canada Landlords Association (CLA) are leading provincial and national organizations for private small residential landlords.
Ontario Tenants Most Asked Questions and Answers.
● Ontario Tenants Rights.
● Residential Tenancies Act, 2006, S.O. 2006, c. 17 - Statutes of Ontario, 2006, chapter 17. All amendments have been incorporated into this document.
● Ontario Rent Increase Guideline from Government of Ontario. The guideline is the maximum a landlord can increase most tenants' rent during a year without the approval of the Landlord and Tenant Board. The 2017 rent increase guideline is 1.5% for increases between January 1 and December 31, 2017. The rent increase guideline is 1.8% for increases between January 1 and December 31, 2018.
● What are my rights as a tenant? From Settlement.org. As a tenant in Ontario, you have legal rights. These rights are explained in the Human Rights Code and the Residential Tenancies Act. The Human Rights Code applies to every person in Ontario. The Residential Tenancies Act applies to most people who rent their housing.
Landlord / Tenant Inspection Reports. Inspection reports prove the condition of the property when the tenant moves in and when the tenant moves out. The Residential Tenancies Act requires that at least two written inspection reports be done.
Landlord Tenant Law from Cornell Law School, LII / Legal Information Institute, Wex.
Landlord Tenant Statutes: National Landlord Tenant Statutes. Landlord Tenant Rights (Click on the State to find laws and links for your State), Normal Wear and Tear, Security Deposit, Eviction, Foreclosures, Small Claims Court, Tenant Screening (tenant credit and eviction history), and other information related to Landlord and Tenant matters, from Rentlaw.com.
● Chart: Landlord-Tenant Statutes, State by State from FindLaw. Select and view your State's Landlord Tenant Laws and Rights.
Ontario Human Rights Commission: Policy on Human Rights and Rental Housing. Contents include: The Ontario Human Rights Code, Grounds of discrimination, Race, creed and related Code grounds, Sex, Marital status, Family status, Sexual orientation, Age, Disability, Receipt of public assistance, Social and economic status. Identifying discrimination in rental housing, Defining discrimination, Forms of discrimination in rental housing, Negative attitudes, stereotypes and bias, Subtle discrimination, Harassment, Poisoned environment, Systemic discrimination, Discrimination by association, Refusal to rent, Smoking, Eligibility requirements, Occupancy policies ...
Ontario Landlord and Tenant Board (LTB). Formerly Ontario Rental Housing Tribunal (ORHT). Residential Tenancies Act Statutes of Ontario, 2006, chapter 17, came into effect on January 31, 2007. This Act sets the rules for most residential rental housing in Ontario. Previous legislation: Tenant Protection Act (TPA) is no longer in effect. Rent Increase Guideline, Forms, Notices of Termination and Agreement Forms, Notices of Rent Increase, Help for Tenants, Help for Landlords, including Forms, Instructions and Guidelines.
Ontario Tenants, Toronto Tenants. Site contains many useful links including Tenants FAQ, Tenant Rights, Residential Tenancies Act, Tenant Associations, Reports on housing statistics, vacancy rates, etc., Rent Controls in Ontario, Canada, Tenant Web sites, Current Tenant Housing Issues, Your Utility Costs, Tenant Health, Apartment Safety & Security, Find an apartment, plus Tenant Info in other Provinces and Territories in Canada.
Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation (CMHC).
Buying - Tools and information to help you buy a house or condominium in Canada.
Renting in Canada - If you are a tenant, a landlord or property manager, CMHC can offer you information on tenant and landlord rights, responsibilities and rental practices across the country.
Developing and Renovating - Resources and funding for new builds, conversions and renovations.
Managing and Maintaining - Tools and funding for housing management and sustainable maintenance.
Data and Research - The latest trends, research, data and insights on housing in Canada.
Finance and Investing - Finance and investment opportunities available through CMHC. 1. Mortgage Loan Insurance. 2. Canada Mortgage Bonds - CMHC guaranteed bonds used for investment opportunities into residential mortgages. 3. Canadian Registered Covered Bonds - Information on the registry of covered bonds issuers and programs. 4. NHA Mortgage Backed Securities - MBS investments provide timely payments to investors while improving the mortgage markets for all. National Housing Act Mortgage-Backed Securities (NHA MBS) Program. Canada Mortgage Bond (CMB) Program.
Residential Tenancies Act (RTA) from Ontario Ministry of Municipal Affairs and Housing. The Residential Tenancies Act, 2006 (RTA) was proclaimed and came into effect on January 31, 2007, replacing the Tenant Protection Act, 1997 (TPA). The new legislation gives tenants more protection.
Save Landlord Clients from Costly Mistakes by Melissa Shin, May 12, 2017, Advisor.ca.
Sharing Rental Housing: Are You a Renter with Roommates? Find out your rights, responsibilities and what laws apply to your situation. From Community Legal Education Ontario (CLEO). Legal Resources. Legal Aid Ontario: Getting Legal Help - Housing: Landlord and Tenant.
The Ultimate Tenant Protection Guide from EPCleaners.co.uk. How to resolve property damage disputes. How to Clean Your Property to an Acceptable Standard. Understanding Your Tenancy Rights. What to Do if You Feel You Landlord Is Disreputable. How to Resolve Unpaid Rent Disputes. Useful Links for Tenants.
Estate Planning: An Overview. Resources from Cornell Law School, Legal Information Institute. Includes Estates and Trusts, Estate and Gift Tax.
Guide to Estate Planning from SaveWealth.com. Includes Introduction to Wills, Living Trusts, Perils of Probate, Power of Attorney, and more.
Will and Estate Planning in Ontario from Hancock & Rogers, Mississauga lawyers.
Making a Will and Estate Planning. The Dial-A-Law library is prepared by lawyers and gives practical information on many areas of law in British Columbia. Script 176 gives information only, not legal advice.
Wills and Estate Planning from Get Smarter About Money.
Application for Registration of a Copyright in Canada.
Canadian Intellectual Property Office (CIPO). Information and application forms for registering your intellectual property. Contents: Patents, Patents Database, Trade-Marks, Trade-Marks Database, Copyrights, Industrial Designs, and Integrated Circuit Topographies. Copyright Law in Canada: An Introduction to the Canadian Copyright Act.
Copyright from Wikipedia.
Copyright and Fair Use from Stanford University Libraries.
● Copyright Overview (NOLO)
● What Is Fair Use?
● Copyright and Fair Dealing from Library and Archives, Mount St. Vincent University. Can I copy images to use in my course presentations and assignments? Best practices for copying images. Images include: figures, tables, graphs, photographs, charts and diagrams. What about book covers? ... the book cover is art or photography and not part of the book, so its use does not fall within the usual 10% excerpt from a book.
● NOLO Law Firms and Lawyers.
Copyright Guide for Students from University of Sydney, Australia. What is copyright? Who owns copyright? How long does copyright last? What can I copy? How much can I copy for research or study? and more. Copyright and Your Thesis.
● Copyright Guide for PhD Students. Copyright Guide for Research Students: What you need to know about copyright before depositing your electronic thesis in an online repository by Damien O'Brien and Dr Anne Fitzgerald with the assistance of Professor Brian Fitzgerald, Scott-Kiel Chisholm, Jessica Coates and Kylie Pappalardo. Faculty of Law Queensland University of Technology, Australia.
● Copyright: A survival guide (for PhD students in Humanities, Arts and Social Sciences) from University of Cambridge, UK.
● Copyright Guidelines for Students and Users of the Library from Queen's University Library.
● Best Practices in Copyright: A Guide for Graduate Students from University of New Brunswick Libraries.
● A Guide to Copyrights, Trademarks and Patents in Print and Beyond. "A copyright is the protection of original authorship for all intellectual works. A copyright goes into effect the moment your work is created into a tangible form. This means that it protects the person who wrote the material and states that the material belongs to them. A copyright can apply to anything that is written ... A copyright is a form of protection to authors that gives the author the sole ownership of their work. This means that the author alone has the right to make copies of the work, unless the author grants permission to other people ." Site also includes: What is the difference between Copyright, Patent, and Trademark? How long does Copyright Protection last? Copyright Protection: What it is, how it works. Copyright Ownership: Who owns what? ... and more.
● 5 famous copyright infringement cases (and what you can learn) from 99 Designs, 19 April 2013.
● 6 famous copyright cases by Shane Schutte, 11 August 2014.
● 6 Famous Copyright Lawsuits by Christian Azer, Shake Law.
● 8 Famous Movies and the Lawsuits That Plagued Them from Mental Floss, 21 Nov. 2013.
● 10 Famous Intellectual Property Disputes by Megan Gambino, Smithsonian Magazine, 21 June 2011.
● Before 'Blurred Lines,' famous copyright infringement cases by Neal Augenstein, WTOP, 11 March 2015.
● "Blurred Lines" and 5 other popular songs sued for copyright infringement by Emily Shire, The Week, Jan 8, 2015.
● List of copyright case law from Wikipedia.
● Famous Copyright Infringement Plagiarism Cases in Music from Weinhaus & Potashnick, Attorneys at Law. George Harrison vs Bright Tunes Music Corp. Michael Bolton vs the Isley Brothers. Johnny Cash vs Gordon Jenkins. Vanilla Ice vs Queen & Bowie. John Fogerty vs Creedence Clearwater Revival.
● Music Copyright Infringement Resource: Case List from George Washington University Law School, Jacob Burns Law Library. See All Cases from 1844-2021.
● Summaries of Fair Use Cases from Stanford University Libraries.
● Well Known Cases of Copyright Infringement by Arun Kumar, edited by Rebecca Scudder, from Bright Hub, 17 March 2011.
Differences Between Trademark and Copyright by Anita Mar, CEO, Registered Trademark Agent, Trade Mark Angel. A copyright is a form of intellectual property protection provided for almost every kind of creative expression. A trademark is a form of intellectual property protection that covers symbols, names, logos, words, and devices that are used to identify the goods or services of one business entity from the goods or services of another. The main source of confusion between trademarks and copyrights is the fact that a trademark can also be copyrighted if it also embodies a creative expression.
● A Legal Guide to Copyright and Trademark for T-Shirt Printing from Logo Softwear. In fashion and design, there is a fine line between being inspired by and downright imitating someone else's work. If you are tasked with designing a custom shirt for work, an event, or even personal use, you must be aware of copyright and trademark laws and how to avoid infringing them.
● Famous Examples of Copyright and Trademark Infringement: Kendall and Kylie's controversial t-shirt line. Kendall & Kylie Jenner 'sorry' for T-shirts 'disrespectful' to rock, rap icons, Article by Maria Puente, USA TODAY, Jun 29, 2017.
● Adidas settles trademark case with Forever21. In March of 2017, Adidas America sued Forever 21, Inc. as well as a group of its suppliers in Oregon, for using Adidas' registered "three stripe" mark.
● SunFrog loses $19.2 million to Harley-Davidson in infringement case by William T. Perkins, Gaylord, Herald Times, The Petoskey News-Review, Apr 19, 2018. Legal troubles began brewing for SunFrog, 1782 O'Rourke Blvd. [Gaylord, MI], about a year ago after Harley-Davidson representatives reached out to SunFrog to suggest it stop selling shirts bearing registered Harley-Davidson logos.
● Gucci and Guess finally settle nine-year legal battle by MR Magazine Staff, Apr 19, 2018. "The agreement is an important step for both companies in recognizing the significance of protecting their respective property portfolios and design creativity," the two companies jointly stated in a short press release on Wednesday [Apr 18, 2018]. The proceedings put an end to litigations in all countries where they were pending: Italy, France, Australia and China. Gucci was awarded $4.7 million in damages by a U.S. District Court judge, but the figure was a small serving of the $221 million the Italian luxury brand was seeking.
● Nirvana in Ongoing Legal Dispute Over Who Created Band’s Iconic 'Smiley Face' Logo by Tina Benitez-Eves, American Song Writer, Jan 2022. A new twist has entered the more than three-year copyright and trademark battle with designer Marc Jacobs over the use of Nirvana's smiley face logo. Graphic artist Robert Fisher, who worked with the band in the early '90s, and was also recently involved in the Nevermind lawsuit over the band's 1994 album cover, claims he coined the iconic logo, not the late Nirvana singer Kurt Cobain. Lawyers for Nirvana assert that the band's company, Nirvana LLC, has full ownership of the image and that it was single-handedly created by Cobain that year and registered for copyright in 1993.
Intellectual Property Links - Canada, U.S.A. and International from Government of Canada, The Canadian Intellectual Property Office (CIPO) is a part of Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada. CIPO is a Special Operating Agency (SOA) and is responsible for the administration and processing of the greater part of intellectual property (IP) in Canada.
The Internet Crime Complaint Center (IC3). A partnership between the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) and the National White Collar Crime Center (NW3C). The IC3 gives victims of cyber crime a convenient and easy-to-use reporting mechanism that alerts authorities of suspected criminal or civil violations.
There is No Right or Wrong in Art from Balzer Designs.
World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO). About Intellectual Property (IP) - Inventions (Patents), Trademarks, Industrial Designs, Geographical Indications, Copyright and Related Rights, Studies on IP, and IP in everyday life.Logos & Logo Samples:
99 Creative Logo Designs for Inspiration from Awwwards.
Corporate Logo Samples. Sample designs from Logotype.com.
eelogo.com. Formerly EeRabbit Logo Design. Logo Design, Logo Template Portfolio. View Logo Examples.
Free Logo Design Websites from Markosweb.com.
Logo Examples from Biz-logo.com.
Logo Examples from JVS Design.
Logos Samples from Logos On-Line.
Class Action Resouces from Overlawyered.com. Site comments on various class action suits in an attempt to point out the need for reform of the American civil justice system.
Securities Class Action Clearinghouse from Stanford Law School. Site provides detailed information relating to the prosecution, defense, and settlement of United States federal class action securities fraud litigation.
Access to Justice Research Network (AJRN). "The Access to Justice Research Network (AJRN) aims to connect a wide range of justice stakeholders who are passionate about access to justice in Canada. Coordinated by the Canadian Forum on Civil Justice the AJRN allows its members to share research, resources and other material related to access to justice."
Best Guide to Canadian Legal Research. Effective strategies and techniques for Canadian legal research, finding and using secondary sources, finding and analyzing cases, updating your research, legal writing, legal research FAQs, and more.
CanadaLegal.com. Directory to find Canadian legal information for 100 areas of law - organized into 50 categories.
Canadian Bar Association. Voice of and for all members of the legal profession. Links to provincial and territorial branches.
CLEO - Community Legal Education Ontario - Publication Order Form. Most CLEO publications are free. Choose titles under these topics: Criminal, English as a Second Language (ESL) Activity Kits, Family, Health and Disability, Immigration and Refugee, Landlord and Tenant, Legal Services, Seniors, Six Languages Text and Audio Project, Social Assistance, Work and Employment Insurance, Worker's Compensation, Your Rights. Your Language. Youth Justice.
Government of Canada Official Website. Canadian Government Information on the Internet. Law and legislation: Federal information. Links to Canada and International Human Rights, Canadian Heritage, Canada Gazette, Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms, Constitution Acts 1867 to 1982, CREDO (Universal Declaration of Human Rights), Department of Justice Canada, Supreme Court of Canada, Tax Court of Canada, and more.
Canadian Law List 2002. Provides many ways to access detailed information -- from a comprehensive listing of Canadian lawyers and judges to the types of industries law firms represent.
CanLII - Canadian Legal Information Institute. Mission Statement: The Canadian Legal Information Institute (CanLII) is a not-for-profit organization initiated by the Federation of Law Societies of Canada. CanLII's goal is to make primary sources of Canadian law accessible for free on the Internet. Site provides legal information for Canada, all Provinces and Territories.
Department of Justice Canada. Topics include Canada's Department of Justice Publications, Bursaries and Scholarships, Ministry and Attorney General, Programs and Services (Access to Information and Privacy, Child Custody and Access, Child Support, Crime Prevention, Firearms, Victims of Crime, Youth Criminal Justice Act, Laws of Canada, Statutes and Regulations: Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms, Criminal Code, Income Tax Act, and more.
e-Laws. New Ontario legislation is posted within 14 days of enactment. Site covers consolidated versions of most of Ontario's public statutes and regulations. Browse Statutes and Regulations from A-Z, or view Reference Tables for lists and dates. Statutes include: Eudcation Act, Midwifery Act, Ombudsman Act, Pesticides Act, Smoking in the Workplace Act, Teaching Profession Act, Victims' Bill of Rights, Administration of Justice Act, Condominium Act, Consumer Protection Act, Highway Traffic Act, Human Rights Code, Income Tax Act, Libel and Slander Act, Line Fences Act, Liquor Control Act, Marriage Act, Occupational Health and Safety Act, Residential Tenancies Act, Other Consolidated Law, Statutes & Associated Regulations of Ontario, and Other Canadian Legislative Sites.
Federal Court of Canada Decisions. Free online access to Canadian Federal Court Decisions in both English and French. View Recent Decisions, Search decision reports of court cases by Year: 1990-2007, Search by Style of Cause (by Names of Parties involved in the action), Search by Docket Number, or Search by Keywords.
Finding a Lawyer - Legal Aid in Ontario from Legal Aid Ontario. This search will return ten random lawyers matching your requirements.
Lawyers Need Signed Consent to Refer Out Cases by Michele Henry and Kenyon Wallace. Published in Toronto Star, April 28, 2017, pp. A1+. "Lawyers now need client consent for referral to another lawyer. Law Society of Upper Canada votes to cap referral fees but fee must be transparent."
Legal Aid Ontario provides legal assistance for low-income people.
Legal Clinics in Peel Region. Peel Region has two legal clinics: Mississauga Community Legal Services (MCLS) assists people who live in Mississauga and Malton, and North Peel & Dufferin Community Legal Services (NPDCLS) assists people who live in Brampton, Caledon, and Dufferin County. Both clinics are non-profit corporations staffed by lawyers, community legal workers and administrative staff and directed by a volunteer Board of Directors, whose members come from the community. Our mandate is to provide free legal information, advice and representation to low-income residents of Peel in areas of law that are practiced by the clinics. Includes links to related resources at Legal Info On-Line:
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● Canada Pension Plan (CPP)
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● The Law Society of Upper Canada.
Legal Resources from Law Society of Upper Canada. Listed are some resources and services in Ontario.
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Law Society of Upper Canada - Public Legal Information. Material is free and provided by the lawyers of Ontario. It is not legal advice. Topics covered include: Finding a Lawyer, Lawyer Referral Service, Legal Aid, Community Legal Clinics, Alternative Dispute Resolution, Complaining about a Lawyer and Complaints HelpForm, and more.
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Legal Services Corporation (LSC). LSC is an independent nonprofit established by Congress in 1974 to provide financial support for civil legal aid to low-income Americans.
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