CCEL Blog

  • Summer Student Legal Research Opportunity

    This posting has now closed. Due to overwhelming interest, applicants will only be contacted if selected for an interview.  Interviews are being scheduled over the first two weeks of April.  Thank you to the many applicants for your interest.  10 March 2016—The BCLI and CCEL have opportunities for Legal Research Assistants on a full-time or […]   Read More

  • Project Update: Older Women’s Dialogue

    Older Women’s Dialogue Project Update December 4, 2015 Work on the Older Women’s Dialogue Project is progressing as quick as ever and Phase 2 consultations are now complete! The goal of the second phase was to engage groups of women that we were unable to reach in the first year of work, particularly: Older First […]   Read More

  • New Publication! Older Women Fleeing Violence and Abuse

    The Canadian Centre for Elder Law was invited to submit an article to the Journal of Elder Abuse and Neglect’s special issue on abuse of older women. Here is the link to the recently published article, Older Women Fleeing Violence and Abuse in Canada: Bringing Together Separate Spheres of Practice. The article summarizes recent collaborative […]   Read More

  • Community Event- Social isolation and Older Women

    The Canadian Centre for Elder Law was invited to present at the community Raising Awareness for Seniors event hosted by CARP Chapter 48 on November 9th 2015. With over 90 seniors were in attendance, CCEL staff delivered an interactive presentation on strategies to increase social connections with seniors based on learning’s from the Older Women’s Dialogue […]   Read More

  • In Memoriam: 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 http://CAG2015.ca  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 ‘open abstract’ 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

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