Canadian Centre for Elder Law (CCEL)

The Canadian Centre for Elder Law is dedicated to improving the lives of older adults in their relation to the law. The only organization of its kind in Canada, the Centre conducts research, outreach, and public legal education on elder law issues. The Centre is a division of the British Columbia Law Institute.

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Roads to Safety is a legal handbook for older women in BC that covers legal issues that older women may face when they have experienced violence. It explains rights and options, using stories to illustrate the legal ...
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This project tries to enhance the capacity of seniors-serving professionals to support older women fleeing violence occurring in the family and to inform older women of their rights in situations of abuse.
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