January 18, 2022

Undue Influence Recognition / Prevention Guide Update Project

Overview In this project, BCLI has updated and re-issued its Guide on practices recommended for legal practitioners to follow in the interests of ensuring that the wills and other personal planning documents they prepare represent the genuine independent wishes of their clients and can withstand challenge on the basis of Read more…

Backgrounder – Undue Influence Recognition / Prevention Recommended Practices Guide Update Project

January 7, 2022

Project Update: Engaging People Living with Dementia in Decision-Making

Introduction The Canadian Centre for Elder Law (CCEL) is collaborating on a three-year project. The goal of this project is to support people living with dementia to be meaningfully involved in everyday decision-making that matters to them. To reach this goal, we are consulting with people living with dementia, people Read more…

December 23, 2021

Public Hearings Project

Overview The Local Government Act enables a municipality or regional district to hold a public hearing as part of the process to adopt a planning or land-use bylaw. Except in narrowly defined circumstances, whenever a local government seeks to adopt an official community plan, a zoning bylaw, or a bylaw Read more…

November 9, 2021

Consent to Participate in Research