November 9, 2016

Health Care Consent, Aging and Dementia: Mapping Law and Practice in British Columbia

Overview The Canadian Centre for Elder Law (“CCEL”) collaborated with the Alzheimer Society of British Columbia (“The Society”) to lead a project which examined the law, policy and practice of consent to health care in the context of aging and dementia. The project was funded by the Law Foundation of Read more…

February 8, 2016

Annual Report 2016

September 2, 2015

Financing Litigation Legal Research Project

June 30, 2015

Questions and Answers About Pension Division on the Breakdown of a Relationship in British Columbia (2015-2016)

Overview British Columbia’s Family Law Act now extends the family property regime to long-term marriage-like relationships as well as legal marriages, with the result that pensions belonging to persons in marriage-like relationships have become subject to division on the breakdown of those relationships under Part 6 of the Act. The Read more…

November 23, 2014

Canadian Network for the Prevention of Elder Abuse, Knowledge Sharing Project

The Canadian Centre for Elder Law has been contracted by the Canadian Network for the Prevention of Elder Abuse (CNPEA) to coordinate their knowledge-sharing work. The CNPEA is a national, non-profit organization focused on elder abuse prevention and response. They: Connect people and organizations; Foster the exchange of reliable information; Read more…