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DOG’S DEATH IN CAR CRASH LEADS TO ANIMAL CRUELTY CHARGES AGAINST DRIVER

An Edmonton man faces charges including cruelty to animals after a speeding vehicle hit a parked car on Jasper Ave. killing a dog inside. Conversely however, note our website, “Vehicular injury Homicide”. Three Albertans died and one was severely injured. However, no apparent charges laid, only dead silence and failure to call a Fatality Inquiry. […]

AGING POPULATION, POLICY FRAMEWORK

The November 2010,   Aging Population, Policy Framework strongly  appears to be the repeat of many such Reports. Unfortunately, as with  most of these reports, there is no emphasis on implementation. The  41 page Aging Population, Policy Framework Report provides less  than half a page to address implementation.    – 1999  Broda Report, Healthy Aging   – January 1999 […]

ADULT GUARDIANSHIP & TRUSTEESHIP ACT -Instrument of Protection or Instrument of Abuse

 The Elder Advocates of Alberta Society were present in the       Alberta Legislature, November 24/19, in order to again make a       strong objection to the  unjust, legislation that disregards        citizenship rights and violates the Charter of Rights and Freedoms       Under this legislation, you are no longer safe in your own domicile.  […]

SENIORS ARE BEING TARGETED

Seniors are being targeted by those who wish to seize their money and estates. Personal Directives, Powers of Attorney and competency assessments, are designed tools used to accomplish this. Each in a moment, can strip a senior of all rights, legal rights, citizenship rights, access to their money. Frontline offenders are the Office of the […]

ELDER ABUSE BY PROFESSIONAL MANAGEMENT

According to Alberta Health 2005, for the 14,000 residents in care facilities, there  are 3,400 professionals and 9,500 aides. Ratios vary from region to region. This means 1 professional for 2.79 aides. 

ADULT GUARDIANSHIP & TRUSTEESHIP ACT

facilitates theft. Seniors who have been stripped of their rights under the Adult Guardianship & Trusteeship Act are not privy to their bank account statements. This allows Trustees & Power of Attorney Agents to steal the senior’s money with impunity. This is happening.

DRIVER TEST CENTERS’ FAIL RATES VARY WIDELY

About half of the drivers who take their road tests in busy Brampton fail. In sleepy  Kenora, the failure rate is lower than 20 per cent. As Ontario’s driving instructors  have long known, some examination centres fail a far higher percentage of test-takers than others. Now the company that runs driver testing for the province  has […]

DAVID CHEN, TORONTO GROCER, CHARGED WITH ASSAULT: JUSTICE GONE WILD

David Chen who made a citizen’s arrest of a known thief  was charged with  assault & forcible confinement & had to defend himself in court. Chen, a  37-year-old father-of-two who works nearly 20 hours a day making $35,000  a year, has been on trial for chasing down career thief Anthony Bennett in  May of 2009. Two of Chen’s employees also faced criminal charges […]

IHOR BRODA

Fall of 2006, the Law Society of Alberta did not suspend Mr.Broda however, placed a half million dollar mortgage on his property, # 072048 1785 signed on November 2, 2006.

Alberta long term care fees hiked 3%

The Honourable Ms. Jablonski has announced another long term care fee. Is the fee hike justified? Perhaps those in care should be asked. What is the quality of the food? Does a weiner and half a bun constitute a meal? A small, slim lady housed with alzheimer patients, continually tells us that she is hungry. […]

HUMAN RIGHTS CASUALTIES

HELEN T. In October 2008, Central placement placed Helen T. in a locked alzheimer ward. She was detained like a maximum security prisoner for 8 months, never allowed to leave not even for a cup of  coffee.   April 2009 & June 2009, reassessments were made & it was determined that she had been very wrongly placed.  However, she was not moved to […]

Myrtle Hofer: Senior apprehended by Public Guardian

On June 16, 2010, Ms.Tobi-Dawn McRae, Public Guardian Officer, Lethbridge made an ex parte Application to the court for the apprehension of Mrs. Hofer…

LONG TERM CARE BEDS

On any given day in Alberta, more than 700 people are living in an active  treatment  hospital bed while they wait for a long-term care bed: A hospital  bed that costs the public health care system $30,000 a month.

Assisted living facilities have high vacancy rate.

A Canadian Mortgage and Housing Corporation report released  earlier this week shows the vacancy rate for assisted-living facilities where seniors get less than 1.5 hours of care each day — has  skyrocketed in Alberta, to 12.2 per cent in 2009 from 5.9 per cent in 2009. During the same period, the vacancy rate for care […]

MENTALLY HANDICAPPED EXTENDED NO PROTECTION

Betty Anne Gagnon, 48, was blind and mentally handicapped.  She died alone under horrific, unthinkable circumstances. Marilyn Lane, 42, who from childhood suffered from Downs Syndrome,  burned to death in an unlicensed, unmonitored Capilano group home. Both, were not under the protection of the Public Guardian or under  private guardianship. However, in our world, we continue […]