Annual Report 2021-2022

  • July 21, 2022

Summary of Meetings: Elder Law

Number of Meetings Held:4

October 20, 2021
Registration Count: 33
Guest Speaker: Dr. Heyland, Queens University
Meeting Title/Topic: Planning for Critical Illness
Synopsis: Dr. Heyland spoke to the CBABC Elder Law Section, from his perspective as a doctor, about how lawyers can best help clients prepare for their future medical care needs or those of others.

February 16, 2022
Registration Count: 47
Guest Speaker: Chris Carter, Vice President, Financial Institutions and Mortgage Brokers Conduct, BC Financial Services Authority (BCFSA)
Meeting Title/Topic: The Financial Services Sector: Protecting Elder Law Clients
Synopsis: Learned about BCFSA, how you and your clients can work with the regulator, and BCFSA regulatory safeguards; to help the elder community.

April 20, 2022
Registration Count: 26
Guest Speaker: Krista James, National Director of the Canadian Centre for Elder Law
Meeting Title/Topic: Introducing the Canadian Centre for Elder Law’s new and improved Practical Guide to Elder Abuse and Neglect Law in Canada
Synopsis: Highlighted key aspects of the law in BC and provided an overview of the Guide and how you can use it to support your work.

May 18, 2022
Registration Count: 36
Guest Speaker: Michelle Isaak, DLA Piper (Canada) LLP
Meeting Title/Topic: Elder Law for Indigenous Individuals and Communities
Synopsis: Discussion included Indigenous elder law issues, estate planning, incapacity planning, estate administration and committeeship.