Friday, October 12, 2012

Law Society and ageism in justice

Ontario, Law Commission highlights ageism in the justice system
Prime Minister Stephen Harper dislikes meddlesome courts, activist judges and rulings that challenge his authority. He has done everything in his power to limit their influence.

Ontario has just released its latest report: A Framework for the Law as it Affects Older Adults. It is designed to highlight and remedy the many ways provincial laws, regulations and policies discriminate on the basis of age, deprive seniors of rights guaranteed in the Constitution and shut them out of policy debates that directly affect their lives.

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