International Student Canadian Tax & Rights Information Sessions

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International Centre

Join the International Student Support Team and The NeighbourHood Organization (TNO) for this series of topics related to your personal taxes and benefits to you as an international student.

Working in Canada? Learn How to fill out your TD1 form

This session will explain what a TD1 Personal Tax Credits Return form is and provide guidance for students to understand and complete the form as they prepare to work in Canada. The team will share more information about this form and why it's important.

Learn about:

  • How the TD1 form affects your pay cheque through deductions
  • What is a TD1 form
  • How to fill out and complete the form

SELECT A DATE AND TIME BELOW TO REGISTER:

SESSION 1: TUES, JANUARY 17, 10:00 A.M. - 11:00 A.M.

SESSION 2: TUES, JANUARY 17, 1:00 P.M. - 2:00 P.M.

SESSION 3: WEDS, MARCH 8, 10:00 A.M. - 11:00 A.M.

SESSION 4: WEDS MARCH 8, 1:00 P.M. - 2:00 P.M.

ALL ABOUT INCOMES TAX RETURNS

New to Canada? Do you know that you need to file taxes in Canada every year? Come and learn about the tax system in Canada and eligible tax benefits that are available for International Students.

Learn about:

  • Canadian Tax System & Income Tax Return
  • When/How to File
  • What to Report/Documents to collect
  • Benefits of filing
  • Free Tax Clinics

SELECT A DATE AND TIME BELOW TO REGISTER:

SESSION 1: TUES, FEBRAURY 14, 10:00 A.M. - 11:00 A.M.

SESSION 2: TUES, FEBRUARY 14, 1:00 P.M. - 2:00 P.M.

SESSION 3: TUES, FEBRAURY 16, 10:00 A.M. - 11:00 A.M.

SESSION 4: TUES, FEBRUARY 16, 1:00 P.M. - 2:00 P.M.

SESSION 5: WEDS, MARCH 1, 10:00 A.M. - 11:00 A.M.

SESSION 6: WEDS, MARCH 1, 1:00 P.M. - 2:00 P.M.

SESSION 7: TUES, MARCH 21, 10:00 A.M. - 11:00 A.M.

SESSION 8: TUES, MARCH 21, 1:00 P.M. - 2:00 P.M.

SESSION 9: MON, MARCH 27, 10:00 A.M. - 11:00 A.M.

SESSION 10: MON, MARCH 27, 1:00 P.M. - 2:00 P.M.

RENTING IN ONTARIO: KNOW YOUR RIGHTS

Finding a safe place to live helps to ensure you can be successful when you're studying, but there can be challenges. Join this session, facilitated by Downtown Legal Services as we discuss things you should be aware of when you're searching for accommodations.

Learn about:

  • What the Residential Tenancies Act is and to whom it applies;
  • What rights tenants have when looking for housing;
  • Anti-discrimination rules;
  • How to read a lease and what lease terms are invalid;
  • What a landlord can/can’t do;
  • Rental increases
  • Moving Out – Giving a notice, ending a lease early and subletting

 REGISTER IN ADVANCE:

TUES, APRIL 4, 10:00 A.M. - 11:00 A.M.

KNOW YOUR RIGHTS at work

Join us and learn what rights and responsibilities you have as an international student studying and working in Canada. This session facilitated by Downtown Legal Services will discuss  topics to ensure you're taking care of yourself and you know what your rights are.

Learn about:

  • Workers’ rights under the Employment Standards Act
  • Minimum Wage, Hours of Work
  • Training, Breaks, Vacation, Termination 
  • Human Rights in the Workplace
  • Occupational Health and Safety
  • Resources

 REGISTER IN ADVANCE:

TUES, MARCH 28, 10:00 A.M. - 11:00 A.M.

After registering for any of these events you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the individual meeting you have signed up for.