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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…

Appeal for Federal Intervention to the Minister of Health

The Elder Advocates of Alberta Society call for an appeal from the Federal Government to investigate the Alberta Government’s Adult Guardianship and Trusteeship Act…

Strawberry Soda

One day Grandma went for a walk. She wanted her favourite treat, a strawberry soda. So off to the bank she went to get $5.00. There should have been $5,500.00 in savings, as they had sold their house in Pointe de Chene, N.B. Well, her bank account was bare…

Bureaucrat Admits Theft of $1.2 M from Ill and Vulnerable

The woman’s secret source of wealth was unearthed in a Toronto courtroom, as Biazar pleaded guilty to stealing more than $1.23-million from mentally ill, homeless and even dead people whose interests she was supposed to be protecting…

Media Information: Senior Missing for Four Years

On September 16, 2004, Elisabeth Liesje Bontane, the 89 year old mother of Elizabeth Fielding failed to return home from her daily attendance at the Kirby Center Daycare Program. It would be four years before Ms. Fielding would see her mother again…

B.C. Public Guardian Accused of Abusing Rights

“The house had been ransacked,” the elderly B.C. woman told CBC News, her voice shaking…


SENIORS INFORMATION MEETING Friday, November 27, 2009 @ 1:30 PM Leduc Seniors Centre – Telford House 4907 – 46 Street Phone # 780 – 986-6160 ADULT GUARDIANSHIP & TRUSTEESHIP ACT This act is unjust legislation which disregards citizens rights, and violates the Charter of Rights and Freedoms. It’s shocking that legislators have proclaimed Bill #24, […]


On September 16, 2004, Elisabeth Liesje Bontane, 89 year oldmother of E.F. failed to return home from her daily attendance at the Kirby Center Daycare Program. It would be four years before Ms. F. would see her mother again.GOVERNMENT BREACHES DEPENDENT ADULT LEGISLATION She was not given information or served any documents by the Kirby […]

Unjust Selling of Property

We have learned that the farm of Emma Kadnar is to be sold. At a meeting, which you, the Honourable Minister of Seniors, Ms. M.Jablonski and others attended at the Warburg Seniors Center on April 1, 2009, Ms. Brenda Lee Doyle, Director, Office of Public Guardian, stated unequivocally, that farms and property of dependent seniors would not be liquidated unless there was a financial need to pay for the care of the senior…


Bryan Tickell’s scheme to defraud clients of the Public Guardian and Trustee of B.C. unravelled quickly after he resigned on July 27, 2007. He had been hired 9 months earlier after lying about his academic credentials and work record, and providing a phoney reference. He had been placed in charge of 217 adult clients who […]


Valleyview Care Centre owners pocket millions at taxpayers’ and employees’expense -Striking employees of Valleyview Care Centre are outraged thatDr. Kabir Jivraj, co-owner of the company that operates the facility and adirector of the company that owns it, personally received $690,000 in 2008 as part of a $16 million payout to board members and executives. Valleyview […]

Formal Complaint Filed by Flora L’Heureux

See also: NorQuest College Honours Senior Student Flora L’Heureux and Seniors Minister fails to investigate complaint by Dependent Adult against Public Guardian The Office of the Guardian has never explained to me what their role as guardian is. There has been failure on the part of the Office of the Public Guardian to obtain the […]


We were deeply disappointed that the Demographic Planning Commission has failedto hear the strongconcernswhich we brought forward during the Hearings.Concerns, that In Alberta, seniors are being denied rights and protection.That in Alberta elder care facilities, seniors can be harmed with impunity becausethere is no viable, enforceable legislation. The Protection For Persons in Care Act isnon-punitive […]


Victor, a senior, has been detained in the day room, of Stn. # 47 ofRockyview Hospitalsince April 25/08, eight months.He is not allowed to leave the ward. His daughter was named the agent of a PersonalDirectivewhich has been activated. Two Form I’s signed by physicians state that he has “poor insight and judgement”, which are […]


Values Visit our Blog We, the Elder Advocates Of Alberta Society, speak in defense of the frail, dependent elderly. We lobby for senior rights, charter rights, constitutional rights and human rights. We challenge the injustices which are perpetrated against seniors. We are raising the consciousness and conscience concerning the aged. Those who have endured hardships, […]