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DriveAble Report Used to Strip Senior of Rights

The following was excerpted from a lengthy complaint which had been made to the Alberta Law Society concerning the abuse of Martha Matich, February 25, 2000, prepared by the Elder Advocates of Alberta Society…

Age Discrimination

We have learned that a person who reaches the age of 75 years must have a physical examination by a physician before he/she can apply to renew their driving license. They must also bear the cost of that physical examination. Alberta citizens must undergo this examination even though they may never have had an accident or charges laid against them…

Senior Referred to third party for unjust driver assessment

Transcription (edited) I was called on December 9, 2009 by a nurse who said her name was Sandra Butler and worked with Doctor J. Wong at the Gateway Pharmacy, 3803 Calgary Trail. [I was] to come in [and] have a chat with her. I was approached in the office by Sandra asking me to follow […]

Unauthorized Sharing of Driver Information to 3rd Party, DriveAble

We have uncovered a government initiative designed to arbitrarily strip seniors of their rights and their driving licenses. Presently, seventy year olds are being targeted…