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Date/Time
Date(s) - 14/04/2020
1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

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Vanderwell Heritage Place

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Stride – An afternoon of conversation with Alberta’s “Senior’s Lawyer”

Tuesday, April 14, 2020
at 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM

Vanderwell Heritage Place
301 6 Avenue Northeast, Slave Lake, AB T0G 2A2

Join us for an afternoon with lawyer Allan Garber as an opportunity to talk about the trends and issues facing seniors in Slave Lake and area and to learn what you can do to better protect yourself as a senior.

Mr. Garber received his law degree from McGill University in Montreal in 1984 and was admitted to the bar in 1985. In a case that received national and international attention, he acted for about 150 Albertans who were sexually sterilized under Alberta’s notorious eugenics program. On behalf of elderly Albertans, Mr. Garber commenced a class action concerning the fees charged by long term care facilities. Certification of the class action was upheld by the Supreme Court of Canada. Mr. Garber has acted for many elderly victims of abuse and neglect, often on a pro bono basis. He has defended the rights of family members to visit their loved ones in long term care facilities. Recently, Mr. Garber worked with the Elder Advocates Society of Alber