Category Archives: Law Reform

Representation?

A Section 3 counsel can be appointed whenever a person who is potentially incapable faces a hearing over any guardianship matter. Their sole guidance in the substitute Decision Act is the incapable person is “deemed competence to retain and instruct … Continue reading

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Law Commission of Ontario

Below is my submission made to the Law Commission of Ontario study on guardianship I am one of the Childs in Childs vs Childs, a case under the Substitute Decision Act that is winding its way through the courts and … Continue reading

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Competent Care

Dementia is a difficult disease – especially in the early years. First, it is imperceptible but gradually you are aware that your memory which underpins your reason and judgment, are going. And underneath it all is the recognition of loss … Continue reading

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Questions regarding Ontario’s Public Guardian

Attached is the content of an email sent to the Attorney General of Ontario on September 16, 2015. No answer has been received. I am finding the Public Guardian and Trustee (PGT) appears to operate in without clearly defined policies, … Continue reading

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