BCLI issues Consultation Paper on a BC Franchise Act

The British Columbia Law Institute (BCLI) is proposing franchise legislation for British Columbia.

BCLI has issued the Consultation Paper on a Franchise Act for British Columbia to obtain input from franchisors, franchisees, business and consumer organizations and the general public on the proposed legislation to govern franchising, which would resemble legislation already in force in five other provinces.

By Alison Taylor, ago

Financial Abuse of Seniors: Legal Framework and Promising Canadian Approaches in Detection, Response and Prevention


On March 26, 2013, CCEL Senior Fellow Laura Tamblyn Watts participated in a National Meeting on Financial Abuse organized by the International Federation on Ageing and held in Toronto.  The full day meeting included stakeholders from the financial sector, government officials, and individuals and organizations with expertise in the area of abuse of older people.  This event was an important opportunity to:

By Alison Taylor, ago