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Cold Rooms at Villa Caritas

On October 28, 2011, after we had made a number of complaints, the temperature was turned up to reasonable heat. Said Resident finally felt that she could take a shower which she did.

Jeanne Marie Hackama – Open Arms Group Home

Jeanne Marie Hackama plead guilty to assault at Court of Queens Bench Court thismorning, Madame Justice D.A. Sulyma presiding. The criminal investigationrevealed that Hackama withheld food and hydration from these most vulnerable,defenceless persons. Madame Justice noted that the defendant was remorseless. It was noted in the court that the Public Guardian’s Office had failed to […]

Gloria Pickles: Human Rights Complaint at Villa Caritas

Alleging that since November 2009, until the present, these persons have totally and egregiously contravened the rights of Gloria Pickles…

Landowners’ rage sparks review of new laws

Indeed. A series of bills passed in the last few years has  given government unprecedented powers to control private land and even “extinguish” owner’s rights without compensation. This has resulted in outrage by landowners. However to date there has been no widespread outrage at  government which has deliberately legislated the violation of  citizenship rights & Charter Rights of […]


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 […]


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 […]


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 […]

Human Rights complaint refused

HUMAN RIGHTS COMMISSION COMPLAINT UNDER THE ALBERTA HUMAN RIGHTS ACT We, the Elder Advocates of Alberta Society COMPLAIN AGAINST Guardians of Helen Tiedemann DOB 1938, March 12 Mrs Vera (John) Heitman Mr. Ralph Tiedemann Alleging that since October 2008 until the present, the Guardians of Helen Tiedemann have disallowed Helen Tiedemann to go for a […]

B.C. man loses right to care for wife

An elderly B.C. man says a provincial health authority stripped him and his wife of their legal and financial rights after he complained bitterly about his wife’s care in the long-term care wing of a local hospital. “She would have been far better at home,” said George Brent, 83, of his wife’s care at the […]

Simard, MD Driving Test

We have learned that the Simard MD test is being used by the Primary Care Network personnel to test Alberta Seniors to see if they are fit to drive…

Emma Frank: Abuse of a dependent adult

THE PUBLIC TRUSTEE’S OFFICE refuses to disclose how much money has been received by their office regarding the sterilization of Emma, or fees charged by law firm Field…


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 […]

Betty Anne Gagnon: Sister, brother-in-law charged with manslaughter

EDMONTON — Betty Anne Gagnon was 48 years old when she died, barely able to see and unable to care for herself, was found dead on Nov. 20/09, curled in the front seat of a pickup truck parked at a gas station near Edmonton. Her face was bruised and one eye was black. According to […]

Trespass Notices & Restriction of Visitors

When Irene S. guardian and trustee of her mother, attended at the nursing home to visit her mother, the police were called. Two policemen arrived and asked her to leave. She had previously complained about the care her mother was receiving and was not aware that a “trespass notice” had been sent to her. Her […]

Helen Tiedeman: Unlawfully detained and locked in alzheimer unit

The Abuse of Helen Tiedeman, Helen Tiedman has told us this morning that it is one full year since she has been detained. I responded to her that it is October 1, 2009, she replied, “No, October 2nd”. As usual, she is totally oriented to date and time…