November 29, 2022

Consider Helping BCLI for #GivingTuesday 

Help move the law forward this #GivingTuesday by supporting the BC Law Institute and the Canadian Centre for Elder Law. For over 25 years, the BCLI and CCEL have worked to ensure that laws in British Columbia reflect the needs of communities across the province. We engage in scholarly research Read more…

November 2, 2022

Strengthening BC’s Health Care Backbone: Oversight of the Work of Health Care Assistants

November 1, 2022

BCLI congratulates former Board Chair Hon. Ronald A. Skolrood on appointment to Court of Appeal

BCLI congratulates the Hon. Ronald A. Skolrood on his elevation to the British Columbia Court of Appeal, announced by the Minister of Justice last week, October 24, 2022.  Prior to his appointment as a justice of the Supreme Court of British Columbia in 2013, Justice Skolrood was a member of Read more…

October 31, 2022

Project Update: Summary of Themes from Consultations on Engaging People Living with Dementia in Decision-Making

Introduction The Canadian Centre for Elder Law (CCEL) is collaborating on a three-year project. Our goal is to change how healthcare decision-making is approached so that the rights of people living with dementia are respected and they participate as much as possible in the decisions that matter to them. The Read more…

October 18, 2022

Supporting Vulnerable Victims and Witnesses: Project Update

Introduction: The Canadian Centre for Elder Law is conducting a one-year project with the goal of completing a model policy framework to support victims and witnesses of crime with capacity issues. To reach this goal, CCEL staff are interviewing victim service workers, police, Crown Counsel, designated agencies, defence counsel and Read more…