May 17, 2022

Mid-Term Evaluation Summary Report: Engaging People Living with Dementia in Decision-Making

May 16, 2022

New Project: Supporting Vulnerable Victims & Witnesses

May 15th to 21st is Victims and Survivors of Crime Week in Canada. This is a time to support, acknowledge, and honor those who have had crimes committed against them. The Canadian Centre for Elder Law (CCEL) is excited to announce a new project to support this population, which has Read more…

April 26, 2022

An Update on the Adult Protection Act of Newfoundland and Labrador

Elder abuse and neglect response is complex because the appropriate action depends on the older person’s unique circumstances, who is hurting them, and their unique needs and desires. The law provides some options and obligations for response. We explain all the legislation relevant to elder abuse response in colonial Canada Read more…

March 31, 2022

CCEL Brief to the House of Commons Standing Committee on the Status of Women

The House of Commons Standing Committee on the Status of Women is currently conducting a study on intimate and domestic violence in Canada. The CCEL submitted a brief to the committee discussing the unique barriers older women face and outlining the complex support needs of older women. The brief is Read more…

March 14, 2022

Age Discrimination in Other Contexts in British Columbia

Introduction This is the third of a three-part series discussing age discrimination and older people. The first post focused on the human rights process and age discrimination generally. The second post looked at age discrimination in employment settings. This final post reviews other settings where age related discrimination occurs. If Read more…