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May 9, 2008

Hand Delivered

The Honourable Ms. Mary Anne Jablonski
Minister Seniors and Community Support Services
# 227, Alberta Legislature Building

Dear Madam Minister:

For over thirty five years, your government has failed to provide protection to Alberta’s senior citizens.

In elder care facilities, seniors are being harmed with impunity because there is no viable, enforceable, protective legislation.

Seniors are not protected under the Alberta Human Rights Legislation. Age is not included in the area of services, facilities, accommodation and tenancy.

We ask for your attention to this most pressing matter.

We shall be awaiting your reply and be grateful to be in receipt of such reply in regard to this matter by the 30th of May, 2008.

Elder Advocates Of Alberta Society

CC:
Hand Delivered
The Honourable Ms. Alison Redford, Minister of Justice & Attorney General
The Honourable Mr. Dave Hancock, Government House Leader
The Honourable Mr. Ron Stevens, Deputy Premier

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