News of the month
Work for the ABAM-MF project is progressing well. (March 14, 2017)
Initiated in April 2015, the ABAM-MF project (Volunteer Action with Mistreated Older Adults - Materially or Financially) will complete its second year on April 1, 2017. Thanks to a three-year grant from the Social Sciences and Humanities Research...
The Chair collaborates with Ann Soden Ad.E. on work regarding participatory justice. (March 14, 2017)
Ann Margaret Soden Ad. E. is a lawyer specializing in the rights of older adults and the practice of participatory justice. She is recognized as an expert in the field across Canada. Ann Soden is also the Executive Director of the National...
Marie Beaulieu participated in a second working session at the United Nations in early February. (March 14, 2017)
From February 1 to 10, 2017 was held the 55th session of the Commission for Social Development of the United Nations (UN) whose work focused on Strategies for eradicating poverty to achieve sustainable development for all.
Summary of the work performed by the Committee on Citizen Relations for Bill 115 (March 14, 2017)
From January 17 to 20, 2017, the Committee on Citizen Relations held special and public consultations on Bill 115: Bill aiming at countering mistreatment of older adults and of any other adult (over 18) in a vulnerable situation. The purpose of...