You can get an Ontario ID if you are resident of Ontario, you are at least 16 years old and you do not have a Driver’s License. You can use it as official government ID for things like opening up a bank account or getting on an airplane.
You can work in Canada if you are 15 years old and you have a valid work permit. You need a work permit to work if you are not a permanent resident or a Canadian citizen.
You have rights as a young worker in Ontario! The Employment Standards Act gives you rights as a worker and as a young worker. Your employer has to respect these rights!
What is a Children’s Aid Society (CAS)? Children’s Aid Society is an organization responsible for “Child Protection.” This means that Children’s Aid Societies in Ontario exist to make sure that children are kept safe.
If you are living in a foster home, or a group home, you are considered in the care of Children’s Aid. In this situation you have many rights. It’s important that you know what they are!
What is Children’s Aid Society, also called CAS? CAS is an organization that makes sure children are safe. In some areas of Ontario, CAS is called by a different name, like Family and Children Services