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As I have yet to make good on my promise to share my thoughts on Nova Scotia’s proposed new adult guardianship legislation, the Adult Capacity and Decision-Making Act, while you wait, I humbly offer…

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Long, long ago in a galaxy far, far away (in other words, before I had a child with a disability), I was involved with grassroots political lobbying for children in third world countries. Doing that…

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Does Nova Scotia’s guardianship legislation needs a MAJOR overhaul? Absolutely.

Is it appropriate to throw out the baby with the bathwater and remove the option of guardianship completely…

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