Announcements

Judith A. Wahl ~ In Memoriam

JUDITH A. WAHL July 3, 1952 – May 15, 2024 It is with great sadness that the Advocacy Centre for the Elderly announces the passing of Judith A. Wahl, the founding Executive Director of the Advocacy Centre for the Elderly (ACE) on May 15, 2024, after a short battle with cancer. 

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Ontario Government Consultation on Issues Related to Notices of Security Interest (NOSIs)

Ontario’s Regulatory Registry Consultation Proposal Number: 23-MPBSD012 Posting Date: October 17, 2023 Comments Due Date: December 1, 2023 Objective and Scope of this Consultation The Ministry of Public and Business Service Delivery is commencing this consultation to gather feedback to support the development of new approaches that could be appropriately scoped to address some of the consumer harms associated with the improper use of NOSIs.

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ACE is Hiring! Job Posting: Staff Litigation Lawyer

Accepting Applications for: STAFF LITIGATION LAWYER Permanent, Full-Time The Advocacy Centre for the Elderly (ACE) is a community legal-aid clinic that specializes in elder law. We seek a Staff Litigation Lawyer who will be primarily responsible for giving advice and representation to low-income seniors who would not otherwise have access to justice.

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You’re Invited to ACE’s 39th AGM on October 24th 2023

ACE’s 2023 Annual General Meeting HOLLY STREET ADVOCACY CENTRE FOR THE ELDERLY INC. NOTICE OF ANNUAL MEETING Date: Tuesday, October 24, 2023 Time: 6:30 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.  Location: The Wellington Room (on the ground floor of 55 University Avenue, Toronto ON M5J 2H7) This event will be live streamed on YouTube: https://youtube.com/live/_zaTOGrvuxc ~ Business Meeting followed by Guest Panel Predatory Unfair Door-to-Door Sales Contracts and Private Mortgage Lending Scams Targeting Homeowning Seniors Panel Guests Include: Evan Snyder,

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ACE & Ontario Health Coalition announce filing the Superior Court Application challenging Bill 7

Thursday April 13th, 2023 – The Advocacy Centre for the Elderly (ACE) and the Ontario Health Coalition (OHC) held a press conference to announce that on Wednesday, April 12, 2023, we filed the Notice of Application with the Ontario Superior Court of Justice challenging the More Beds, Better Care Act, 2022 (Bill 7) as contravening the Canadian Charter.

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Residents’ Bill of Rights: Your Rights if you live in a Long-Term Care Home

UPDATED February 2023 EDITION In Ontario, long-term care homes must follow a law called the Fixing Long-Term Care Act, 2021, which includes a Residents’ Bill of Rights. This resource explains these rights in language that’s easy to understand. It lets residents know what they can do if their rights are not being followed and includes a list of places that give legal help and information.

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