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CTV & CEO Barclay, Misrepresented Older Canadians

TAB 2 CTV & CEO Barclay, MISREPRESENTED OLDER CANADIANS. The fact that seniors are safe drivers, has now been reinforced by the powerful United States Insurance Institute for Highway Safety. On February 21st., 2014, Joan Lowry of Associated Press issued a News Release in Washington D.C. by the United States Insurance Institute for Highway Safety, […]

Age and Sex of Drivers Involved in Casualty Collisions

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DriveABLE – CTV / CEO PJ Barclay present misleading broadcast

COMPLAINT TO CTV     REFERENCE: https://www.ctvnews.ca/video?clipId=1341423&playlistId=1.3831326&binId=1.810401&playlistPageNum=1&binPageNum=1   1) P-J Barclay CEO & President, DriveABLE made misleading and even untruthful statements to CTV in a recent television broadcast hosted by Todd van der Heyden, broadcast by CTV titled “DriveABLE seeks to prevent senior driving deaths”   2) The broadcast presented as an infomercial. Playing across […]

Viking, AB. Nursing Home Neglect Results in Elder’s Death

“People go to jail for treating their pets in the same way,” Staff at Extendicare nursing home abused woman before her death from dehydration. According to AHS, there were 273 allegations of abuse at seniors’ homes it funds between April 2018 and March 2019. Most were determined to be unfounded, but many still prompted suggestions […]

Saskatchewan Daughter Steals and Bankrupts Mother

Elder abuse expert Lynn McDonald routinely fields calls concerning financial exploitation, but none more dramatic than a recent incident involving a woman in Saskatchewan who was nearly bankrupted by one of her own adult children as she underwent hip replacement surgery. “The daughter convinced the mother to sign over everything to her while she was […]

Kerry Brown Defends Abusive DriveABLE Employee

Elder Advocates Of Alberta Society HAND DELIVERED July 16 2015 Mr. Kerry Brown CA, Acting Chairman of Board, DriveABLE Assessment Centres Inc. 10650 113 Street, Edmonton, AB. T5H 3H6 Dear Mr. Brown: Reference: Laura Morgensen, DriveABLE Assessment Centres Thank you for your response of May 15, 2015. Please allow us to again express our concern […]

Angry senior sues over licence nightmare

Seniors find getting licence back can be nearly impossible BY CHRIS ZDEB An Alberta senior is suing Alberta Transportation, his former family doctor, and the creators of two cognitive assessment of safe driving tests after having to spend eight months and hundreds of dollars fighting to get his driver’s licence renewed. Louis de Vos, 76, […]

Lifetime license in Germany

From a reader In Germany you keep your license for life unless you do something really bad like causing a very serious accident. However, this goes for everybody – age has nothing to do with it! I would like to see the law changed to the way it is in Germany. No punishment unless you […]

Animal cruelty

City police issue animal cruelty warrants after dozens of cats euthanized Edmonton police have issued warrants for the arrest of two women after dozens of cats had to be euthanized over serious health issues. Edmonton animal care and control peace officers found multiple cats living in “deplorable conditions” while conducting a search warrant with Edmonton […]

The Tyranny of Administrative Law

    July 31, 2017 – Published on Amazon.com   Verified Purchase This short little book (64 pages) should be required reading for all first year law students. And by their second year they should have read Professor Hamburger’s great work on this subject, Is Administrative Law Unlawful?.   Professor Hamburger is so clear in […]

UK Child Being Denied Treatment

Tafida Raqeeb has been diagnosed with arteriovenous malformation, a rare condition which causes the blood vessels to have abnormal connections between the arteries and veins. Tafida Raqeeb Tafida had a brain bleed on February 9 that has left her in coma in the Royal London Hospital where the doctors claim that there is no hope. […]

Nursing Home Abuse kept Hidden

Details of abuse in nursing homes kept from public Incident reports obtained by CBC News reveal previously secret allegations of physical, verbal abuse In one year, the New Brunswick government recorded more than a dozen allegations of staff physically or verbally abusing elderly residents inside nursing homes. The cases include incidents where staff members were […]

“Life Protecting Power of Attorney”

Today I spoke with a woman who is the Power of Attorney for her 89 year-old aunt, who is currently in a Toronto hospital. The niece called EPC because she is upset about the lack of care that her Aunt is receiving. Her Aunt went to the hospital a few weeks ago with pneumonia. Her […]

87% Accurate Alzheimer’s Test

What does an 87% accurate Alzheimer’s test mean? Not much without positive predictive value. What does it mean to say that a new test is 87% accurate? I think most journalists writing about a paper published in the journal Alzheimer’s & Dementia could not satisfactorily answer that question – about a statistic they repeatedly quoted […]

Alberta Mental Health Act Unconstitutional

A patient at Calgary’s Foothills Medical Centre who was detained under the Mental Health Act has successfully challenged the constitutionality of the law. Court of Queen’s Bench Justice Kristine Eidsvik ruled Wednesday that sections of the act infringe on the Charter. Alberta now has 1 year to fix its Mental Health Act after court rules […]