• In Memorium: Remembering the Hon. Flora MacDonald, O.C.

    The British Columbia Law Institute and the Canadian Centre for Elder Law would like to express sympathy to the family, friends, and colleagues of the Honourable Flora MacDonald, O.C.. Flora MacDonald, who passed on July 26th, was a Distinguished Fellow at the Canadian Centre for Elder Law and a keynote speaker at the 2005 Canadian […]   Read More

  • CAG2015: Registration Now Open! Early Bird Registration until August 21!

    Registration Now Open! Early Bird Registration until August 21! CAG2015: From Possibility to Practice in Aging: Shaping a Future for All 44th Annual Scientific and Educational Meeting Canadian Association on Gerontology¬† October 23-25, 2015, Calgary, Alberta, Canada Join us in an exciting and dynamic forum for knowledge exchange and networking in the field of […]   Read More

  • Age-Friendly Workplace and Inclusive Workplace Design

    In anticipation of our presentation on Age Discrimination, Inclusive Design and Older Workers at the Continuing Legal Education Society of BC Employment Law Conference we are sharing this list of resources for age-friendly, and dementia friendly, workplace design. Each publication contains practical strategies. Age Friendly Resources Workplace       Read More

  • Executive Director Jim Emmerton appointed to the National Seniors Council

    BCLI Executive Director Jim Emmerton has been appointed to the National Seniors Council. The NCS was established to advise the Government of Canada on matters relating to the well-being and quality of life of seniors, including the opportunities and challenges arising from Canada’s rapidly growing and increasingly diverse population of seniors. The appointments of Mr. […]   Read More

  • Call for Abstracts – The Journey of Aging – the Law and Beyond

    The CLEBC and CCEL is now accepting¬†abstracts for oral presentations or joint panel submissions. Presentations will be organized as panels of 2-4 speakers for approximately 80 minutes including question period and include a combination of faculty and ‚Äėopen abstract‚Äô sessions. Time slots are limited. For more information,¬†download the full call¬†for proposals. Alternately, you can learn […]   Read More

  • Job Posting: BCLI Seeks New Executive Director

    The British Columbia Law Institute (BCLI) is recruiting a full-time Executive Director to commence June 1, 2015 to replace the current Executive Director who is retiring June 30, 2015. Reporting to a volunteer Board of Directors, the Executive Director provides executive management and organizational leadership for a small team of professionals located in the Faculty […]   Read More

  • BC Government Launches Disability White Paper Consultation

      The BC government is seeking input from British Columbians into how government, businesses and communities can improve accessibility for people with disabilities. For more information on how to participate, review the consultation’s website at govTogether BC. The consultation closes on March 11, 2014.   Read More

  • CLEBC and BCLI to Host Courses on New Probate Rules

    The following information will be of interest to anyone who is involved with advising or assisting seniors in personal and estate planning or administering estates. ¬† The Continuing Legal Education Society of British Columbia, in collaboration with the BC Law Institute and Canadian Centre for Elder Law, is presenting two courses in February 2014 on […]   Read More

  • Call for Abstracts: CAG2014 – Landscapes of Aging

    CAG2014: Landscapes of Aging Critical Issues, Emerging Possibilities 43rd Annual Scientific and Educational Meeting Canadian Association on Gerontology¬† October 16-18, 2014Niagara Falls, Ontario, Canada (Airport shuttles from Pearson & Buffalo!) The Canadian Association on Gerontology is pleased to announce the Call for Abstracts for CAG2014: Landscapes of Aging, October 16-18, 2014 in exciting Niagara Falls, […]   Read More

  • WESA and the New Probate Rules – Is Your Estates Practice Ready?

    The law surrounding wills and estates in B.C. will change significantly when the Wills, Estates and Succession Act (WESA) comes into force on March 31, 2014.¬† Everyone involved in estate planning, prevention of financial abuse of elders, or concerned with elder law generally, should be aware of the legal changes that are coming. The Continuing […]   Read More

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