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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 Center. She made endless inquiries, filed a police report, retained a lawyer but was stonewalled in her efforts to find her mother. In 2008, experiencing great distress and anguish, she was directed to contact the Office of the Public Guardian. Upon giving the date of birth of her mother to the receptionist, the receptionist identified a resident at the Glenmore Beverly Center 1729 â€“ 90 Ave. SW, to be her mother. SENIOR’S NAME CHANGEDWhen Ms. F. was reunited with her mother, she found that mother no longer had her upper dentures, her hearing device or her name.The name on the door of her mother’s room, clothing & and belongings was LESLIE KWONG. Her mother had been renamed. On Monday,October 26, 2008, Ms. F. applied for the guardianship &trusteeship of her mother. Mr. Chris Ford of AB. Justice oposed the Application & the matter was adjourned until February 5, 2010 PERSONAL DIRECTIVE & POWER OF ATTORNEY DISREGARDED.The Public Trustee & Public Guardian had obtained trusteeship & guardianship of Elisabeth Liesje Bontane without notice to family members, despite, Ms. Fielding having been the legally appointed Agent named in her mother’s Personal Directive and Power of Attorney since February 29, 2001.