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Government Legislation

The Canadian Human Rights Declaration proclaims that “everyone has the right to life, liberty and security of the person and the right not to be deprived thereof except in accordance with the principals of fundamental justice…

Lawsuit: Elder Advocates et al vs. Crown

We are pleased to announce that Court of Queens Bench, Madame Justice Sheila Greckol has certified this as a class action…

External Links

For more information on elder abuse and other related topics, please take a look at some external sources of information listed here.

Group Homes Licensed by Social Care Facilities Licensing Act

Fire safety is obviously being disregarded. Who could evacuate these helpless persons in the event of a fire?

James Bain: Failure To Provide The Necessities Of Life

Case study of James Bain, including a letter to the Minister of Justice, and photos of his condition. Warning: contains some disturbing images

Emma Kadnar: Diapering of Continent Senior

Further to a meeting of September 25/07, with the Guardians of Emma Kadnar and management staff of the Salem Manor Nursing Home (attached Agenda) there appears to have been no amelioration of Emma Kadnar’s situation…

Do the Elderly Have No Rights At All Anymore?

I have a friend who is fighting for her mother’s rights to be considered competent…

Competency Issues

A commentary on the process of declaring Seniors Incompetant, looking at the Dependent Adults Act, Personal Directives Act, Powers of Attorney Act, and Mental Health Act.

Review of the Dependant Adult Act

A Critical review of the Dependent Adult Act of Alberta…

Victorian-era workhouses still thrive in modern Alberta

I would like to respond to Fred McMahon’s suggestion that the poor belong in the workhouse…

Rights Denied: Dependant Adults Act Issue

On August 15, 2006, Ms. L’Heureux was assessed by the eminent gerontologist, Dr. David Skelton, in regard to mental capacity and capacity to live independently…

PRESS CONFERENCE – MONDAY NOVEMBER 17/08 @ 11 AM – OLD TIMERS CABIN – 9430 SCONA ROAD

BILL # 24 ADULT GUARDIANSHIP AND TRUSTEESHIP ACT.Draconian legislation infringing on privacy rights and the right tosafety and security of person.The facts relating to this legislation will be fully discussed at thePress Conference by Mr. Allan Garber of Parlee McLaws LLP

OMAR KHADR, THE TORONTO BORN MAN ACCUSED OF WAR CRIMES, IS SUING, PRIME MINISTER STEPHEN HARPER

Omar Khadr, a prisoner ofGuantanamoBay, is suing Prime Minister Stephen Harper & obviously is given the right to do so. However, an Alberta citizen, who may have suffered illness & therefore been declaredincompetent, perhaps unfairly but who has not been charged with a crime,has no right to sue thegovernment. He/she stripped of all rights. He/she […]

MONDAY, June 30th, 2008 @ 2:00 PM EDMONTON COURT HOUSE, APPLICATION RE: ALEXANDER DOULL

In 2004, Mr.Alexander Doull had designated Mrs Doull as Agent in his Personal Directive.On October 5, 2007, the court removedMrs Doull as Agent and appointed the Public Guardian. On Monday, an Application will be made to the court to set asidethat Order.

COURT HEARING OF FLORA L’HEUREUX,, MAY 5TH, 2008 BEFORE THE HONOURABLE JUSTICE D.THOMAS

In essence the Judge would not go against the Office of thePublic Guardian.The lawyer for the Office of the Public Guardian was blatantlyuntruthful. She spoke half truths and clear untruths.Seniors are not only abused in care facilities, they are lied aboutand abused by the courts. Flora continues to be confined to a windowless room by […]