International students under the age of 18 who live and study in Canada without a parent must declare a legal custodian who lives in Eastern Ontario. A custodian is a Canadian citizen or permanent resident of Canada, who takes legal responsibility of minor children. Muskoka Language International (MLI) will act as a custodian for all students registered in our homestay program. Other custodians are acceptable – Custodial information is required to be completed on our online application if you do not require and MLI homestay.