Powers of Attorney Resources

ACE Publications

External Resources

Community Legal Education Ontario (CLEO)

Continuing Power of Attorney for Property, also available in French Procuration perpétuelle relative au biens

Power of Attorney for Personal Care, also available in French Procuration relative au soin de la personne

Multiple copies of these publications may be ordered free of charge from the CLEO website or by phoning (416) 408-4420.

Office of the Public Guardian and Trustee (OPGT)

Office of the Public Guardian and Trustee – Power of Attorney – Questions and Answers

Office of the Public Guardian and Trustee – Power of Attorney Kit

These brochures may be ordered from the PGT free of charge by phoning (416) 314-2800.

Legal Clinics

Legal Clinics in Ontario Providing Legal Services for POAs/Wills and Other Resources

Additional Resources

Advance Care Planning Canada – Advance Care Planning Workbooks

National Initiative for the Care of the Elderly (NICE)

NICE and ACE worked together to create a Tool on Capacity and Consent (Ontario Edition)

Law Society Referral Service:  www.findlegalhelp.ca or 1-855-947-5255 or 416-947-5255 (within the GTA), Monday – Friday, between 9 am – 5 pm.

Legislation

Health Care Consent Act , 1996, S.O. 1996, c. 2, Sched. A

O. Reg 104/96 – Evaluators

Powers of Attorney Act, R.S.O. 1990, c. P.20

Substitute Decisions Act, 1992, S.O. 1992, c. 30

O. Reg 100/96 – Accounts and Records of Attorney and Guardians

O. Reg 460/05 – Capacity Assessment

O. Reg 26/95 – General

O. Reg 99/96 – Register

The Steps to Justice website offers step-by-step information about powers of attorney and other common legal problems