Earlier this month, I spoke about intersectionality in legal arguments with first-year law students in the Access to Justice course at the University of Windsor, Faculty of Law. I was on a panel with Raj Dhir, Executive Director and Chief Legal Officer at the Ontario Human Rights Commission, and Shushanna Harris, Federal Prosecutor, agent for […]

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As part of Alzheimer’s Awareness Month in January 2021, Alex Procope presented at Right at Home Canada’s webinar Power of Attorney, Guardianship and Substitute Decision Making Basics. Primarily healthcare providers and administrators attended this webinar. Alex discussed the basics of Ontario’s capacity laws and decision-making for people found incapable respecting property management or personal care. […]

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Mercedes Perez and Alex Procope spoke at Osgoode Professional Development‘s The Legal Guide to Consent, Capacity & Substitute Decision Making program in December 2020. The program attendees included lawyers, health practitioners and care facility administrators. Through case studies, Mercedes discussed the application of the Substitute Decisions Act, 1992. Also, Mercedes was one of the panel speakers […]

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