CCEL Announces 2012 Gregory K. Steele, Q.C. Prize

9 May 2012

By Alison Taylor

The Canadian Centre for Elder Law is pleased to announce its Student Paper Award in Elder Law. The CCEL is committed to promoting student work in areas of study that consider legal issues affecting older people. Papers may be submitted in English or French.

The prize includes:

  • A $500 CAD honourarium
  • Guaranteed Conference presentation of the accepted paper
  • Conference registration
  • Presentation of an award at the Dinner Address
  • A travel subsidy of up to $500.

The Student Paper Award will be presented at the Gala Dinner at the 2012 Canadian Conference on Elder Law.

Submissions should be made electronically in Word format with an abstract / executive summary in English. Papers should be of Journal length, (approximately 15 – 40 pages double-spaced) in Word format in 12-point font. Final texts are due by September 30, 2012

Greg Steele, Q.C is an emeritus board member of the British Columbia Law Institute, the parent body of the Canadian Centre for Elder Law.  Mr. Steele was one of the founding members of the board of directors and participated in the BCLI’s first legal project focussed on aging issues, undertaken in 1999  – an exploration that  that eventually culminated in the creation of the CCEL in 2003.

For more information on the prize or the CCEL email

Download the Submission Form!

Please submit the completed Submission Form and accompanying papers to:

The Canadian Centre for Elder Law
1822 East Mall
University of British Columbia
Vancouver, BC   V6T 1Z1

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