CARP Action Leads to Change in Elder Abuse Laws

Susan Eng in Media Scrum

CARP played a central role in first asking for the amendment for stiffer punishment for elder abuse, getting the election promise from all parties and now the Bill. Note that other groups actually oppose the measure as not being enough or being the wrong priority. CARP is on the record as calling for a comprehensive strategy that includes more victim services, more research and awareness programs. We will now turn our attention to the provincial level to demand better resources.

Here’s a collection of just some of the press generated by media across the country. CARP is proud to be part of this important first step in combating Elder Abuse.

Government introduces elder abuse billVancouver Sun – March 16, 2012 – ‎Legislation that proposes stiffer sentences for elder abuse is a good first step but more needs to be done from a social policy perspective, according to advocates and Opposition critics. Justice Minister Rob Nichol-son made good on a Conservative

Tories want tougher penalties for crimes against the elderly

The Province – March 16, 2012 -‎Justice Minister Rob Nicholson unveiled legislation Thursday imposing tougher sentences for crimes against the elderly – a fast growing demographic increasingly targeted by violence and abuse. “Our government has a responsibility to protect elderly

Elder abuse changes welcomed cautiously

Montreal Gazette – March 16, 2012 -New legislation that proposes stiffer sentences for elder abuse is a good first step but more needs to be done from a social policy perspective, according to stakeholders and Opposition critics. Justice Minister Rob Nicholson made good on a

Protecting seniors

Lethbridge Herald – March 16, 2012 -The federal government’s plan to introduce tougher sentences for those convicted of elder abuse has prompted a debate about whether that’s the best way to deal with the problem. Susan Eng of the seniors advocacy group CARP (Canadian Association of

Stiffer sentences for elder abuse focus of new bill

Windsor Star – March 16, 2012 -By Tobi Cohen, Postmedia News March 15, 2012 OTTAWA — New legislation that proposes stiffer sentences for elder abuse is a good first step but more needs to be done from a social policy perspective, according to stakeholders and Opposition critics.

Stiffer sentences for elder abuse focus of new bill

StarPhoenix – By Tobi Cohen, Postmedia News March 15, 2012 OTTAWA — New legislation that proposes stiffer sentences for elder abuse is a good first step but more needs to be done from a social policy perspective, according to stakeholders and Opposition critics.

Stiffer sentences for elder abuse focus of new bill

Regina Leader-Post – By Tobi Cohen, Postmedia News March 15, 2012 OTTAWA — New legislation that proposes stiffer sentences for elder abuse is a good first step but more needs to be done from a social policy perspective, according to stakeholders and Opposition critics.

New legislation will protect seniors: Nicholson

24 Hours Vancouver – March 15, 2012 -By Terry Davidson, QMI Agency TORONTO – Ottawa is introducing legislation requiring the courts to take a victim’s age and vulnerability into account during sentencing. Justice Minister Rob Nicholson announced Thursday at the North York Seniors Centre

Justice minister unveils tougher sentences for elder abuse

Global Regina – March 15, 2012 – OTTAWA – Justice Minister Rob Nicholson took aim at people abusing Canadian seniors Thursday, introducing legislation that would mean tougher sentences for those convicted of the crime. The bill makes age-related abuse an aggravating factor in

Stiffer sentences for elder abuse focus of new bill

Calgary Herald – March 15, 2012 OTTAWA — New legislation that proposes stiffer sentences for elder abuse is a good first step but more needs to be done from a social policy perspective, according to stakeholders and Opposition critics. Justice Minister Rob Nicholson made good on a

Stiffer sentences for elder abuse focus of new bill

Edmonton Journal – March 15, 2012 OTTAWA — New legislation that proposes stiffer sentences for elder abuse is a good first step but more needs to be done from a social policy perspective, according to stakeholders and Opposition critics. Justice Minister Rob Nicholson made good on a

Justice minister unveils tougher sentences for elder abuse

GlobalNews.ca – March 15, 2012 OTTAWA – Justice Minister Rob Nicholson took aim at people abusing Canadian seniors Thursday, introducing legislation that would mean tougher sentences for those convicted of the crime. The bill makes age-related abuse an aggravating factor in

Justice minister unveils tougher sentences for elder abuse

Global BC – March 15, 2012 OTTAWA – Justice Minister Rob Nicholson took aim at people abusing Canadian seniors Thursday, introducing legislation that would mean tougher sentences for those convicted of the crime. The bill makes age-related abuse an aggravating factor in

Justice minister unveils tougher sentences for elder abuse

Global Edmonton – March 15, 2012 – OTTAWA – Justice Minister Rob Nicholson took aim at people abusing Canadian seniors Thursday, introducing legislation that would mean tougher sentences for those convicted of the crime. The bill makes age-related abuse an aggravating factor in

Stiffer sentences for elder abuse focus of new bill

Montreal Gazette – March 15, 2012 – OTTAWA — New legislation that proposes stiffer sentences for elder abuse is a good first step but more needs to be done from a social policy perspective, according to stakeholders and Opposition critics. Justice Minister Rob Nicholson made good on a

Stiffer sentences for elder abuse focus of new bill

Ottawa Citizen – By Tobi Cohen, Postmedia News March 15, 2012 Justice Minister Rob Nicholson made good on a Conservative election promise Thursday when he introduced Bill C-36, the Protecting Canada’s Seniors Act. OTTAWA — New legislation that proposes stiffer

Stiffer sentences for elder abuse focus of new bill

Vancouver Sun – March 15, 2012 – ‎OTTAWA — New legislation that proposes stiffer sentences for elder abuse is a good first step but more needs to be done from a social policy perspective, according to stakeholders and Opposition critics. Justice Minister Rob Nicholson made good on a

Stiffer sentences for elder abuse focus of new bill

Canada.com –  By Tobi Cohen, Postmedia News March 15, 2012 OTTAWA — New legislation that proposes stiffer sentences for elder abuse is a good first step but more needs to be done from a social policy perspective, according to stakeholders and Opposition critics.

Stiffer sentences for elder abuse focus of new bill

The Province – ‎By Tobi Cohen, Postmedia News March 15, 2012 OTTAWA — New legislation that proposes stiffer sentences for elder abuse is a good first step but more needs to be done from a social policy perspective, according to stakeholders and Opposition critics.

Stiffer sentences for elder abuse focus of new bill

Victoria Times Colonist – By Tobi Cohen, Postmedia News March 15, 2012 OTTAWA — New legislation that proposes stiffer sentences for elder abuse is a good first step but more needs to be done from a social policy perspective, according to stakeholders and Opposition critics.

New legislation will protect seniors: Nicholson

CANOE – By Terry Davidson, QMI Agency TORONTO – Ottawa is introducing legislation requiring the courts to take a victim’s age and vulnerability into account during sentencing. Justice Minister Rob Nicholson announced Thursday at the North York Seniors Centre

Video: Stiffer sentences for elder abuse focus of new bill

Canada.com – By Tobi Cohen, Postmedia News March 15, 2012 OTTAWA — New legislation that proposes stiffer sentences for elder abuse is a good first step but more needs to be done from a social policy perspective, according to stakeholders and Opposition critics.

New legislation will protect seniors: Nicholson

London Free Press –  By Terry Davidson, QMI Agency Federal Justice Minister Rob Nicholson visited the North York Seniors Centre in Toronto on Thursday March 15, 2012 to announce new legislation to protect seniors. MICHAEL PEAKE/QMI AGENCY TORONTO – Ottawa is introducing

Tories table bill aimed at imposing harsher sentences for elder abuse

National Post –  ‎By Tobi Cohen OTTAWA — New legislation that proposes stiffer sentences for elder abuse is a good first step but more needs to be done from a social policy perspective, according to stakeholders and Opposition critics. Justice Minister Rob Nicholson

Stiffer sentences for elder abuse focus of new bill

Ottawa Citizen – By Tobi Cohen, Postmedia News March 15, 2012 4:24 PM Justice Minister Rob Nicholson made good on a Conservative election promise Thursday when he introduced Bill C-36, the Protecting Canada’s Seniors Act. OTTAWA — New legislation that proposes stiffer

Stiffer sentences for elder abuse focus of new bill

StarPhoenix – By Tobi Cohen, Postmedia News March 15, 2012 3:24 PM Justice Minister Rob Nicholson made good on a Conservative election promise Thursday when he introduced Bill C-36, the Protecting Canada’s Seniors Act. OTTAWA — New legislation that proposes stiffer

Stiffer sentences for elder abuse focus of new bill

Calgary Herald – OTTAWA — New legislation that proposes stiffer sentences for elder abuse is a good first step but more needs to be done from a social policy perspective, according to stakeholders and Opposition critics. Justice Minister Rob Nicholson made good on a

Stiffer sentences for elder abuse focus of new bill

The Province – By Tobi Cohen, Postmedia News March 15, 2012 1:24 PM Justice Minister Rob Nicholson made good on a Conservative election promise Thursday when he introduced Bill C-36, the Protecting Canada’s Seniors Act. OTTAWA — New legislation that proposes stiffer

Stiffer sentences for elder abuse focus of new bill

Vancouver Sun –  ‎OTTAWA — New legislation that proposes stiffer sentences for elder abuse is a good first step but more needs to be done from a social policy perspective, according to stakeholders and Opposition critics. Justice Minister Rob Nicholson made good on a

Stiffer sentences for elder abuse focus of new bill

Montreal Gazette –  ‎OTTAWA — New legislation that proposes stiffer sentences for elder abuse is a good first step but more needs to be done from a social policy perspective, according to stakeholders and Opposition critics. Justice Minister Rob Nicholson made good on a

Stiffer sentences for elder abuse focus of new billMontreal Gazette – OTTAWA — New legislation that proposes stiffer sentences for elder abuse is a good first step but more needs to be done from a social policy perspective, according to stakeholders and Opposition critics. Justice Minister Rob Nicholson made good on a Stiffer sentences for elder abuse focus of new billWindsor Star – ‎By Tobi Cohen, Postmedia News March 15, 2012 4:24 PM Justice Minister Rob Nicholson made good on a Conservative election promise Thursday when he introduced Bill C-36, the Protecting Canada’s Seniors Act. OTTAWA — New legislation that proposes stiffer Stiffer sentences for elder abuse focus of new billEdmonton Journal –  ‎OTTAWA — New legislation that proposes stiffer sentences for elder abuse is a good first step but more needs to be done from a social policy perspective, according to stakeholders and Opposition critics. Justice Minister Rob Nicholson made good on a

Stiffer sentences for elder abuse focus of new bill

Victoria Times Colonist – By Tobi Cohen, Postmedia News March 15, 2012 1:24 PM Justice Minister Rob Nicholson made good on a Conservative election promise Thursday when he introduced Bill C-36, the Protecting Canada’s Seniors Act. OTTAWA — New legislation that proposes stiffer

Stiffer sentences for elder abuse focus of new bill

Regina Leader-Post – By Tobi Cohen, Postmedia News March 15, 2012 3:24 PM Justice Minister Rob Nicholson made good on a Conservative election promise Thursday when he introduced Bill C-36, the Protecting Canada’s Seniors Act. OTTAWA — New legislation that proposes stiffer

Stiffer sentences for elder abuse focus of new bill

Canada.com – By Tobi Cohen, Postmedia News March 15, 2012 4:24 PM Justice Minister Rob Nicholson made good on a Conservative election promise Thursday when he introduced Bill C-36, the Protecting Canada’s Seniors Act. OTTAWA — New legislation that proposes stiffer

Law would make crimes against seniors ‘aggravating factor’

insideTORONTO.com -March 15, 2012 – Law would make crimes against seniors ‘aggravating factor’. Minister of Justice and Attorney General Rob Nicholson speaks at the North York Seniors Centre during an announcement Thursday introducing new government legislation that will have courts

Feds toughen sentences for elderly abuse

Edmonton Sun – March 15, 2012 – By Terry Davidson ,Toronto Sun Ottawa is introducing legislation requiring the courts to take a victim’s age and vulnerability into account during sentencing. Justice Minister Rob Nicholson announced Thursday at the North York Seniors Centre — with

Protecting Seniors by Getting Tough on Elder Abuse

NorthumberlandView.ca – March 15, 2012 – On Thursday, Stephen Harper’s Conservative Government introduced legislation to help ensure that sentences for crimes against seniors in Canada properly fit the severity of the offence. The Harper Government has a responsibility to protect Canadians

Feds toughen sentences for elderly abuse

Calgary Sun – March 15, 2012 – ‎By Terry Davidson ,Toronto Sun Ottawa is introducing legislation requiring the courts to take a victim’s age and vulnerability into account during sentencing. Justice Minister Rob Nicholson announced Thursday at the North York Seniors Centre — with

Feds toughen sentences for elderly abuse

Winnipeg Sun – March 15, 2012 – By Terry Davidson ,Toronto Sun Ottawa is introducing legislation requiring the courts to take a victim’s age and vulnerability into account during sentencing. Justice Minister Rob Nicholson announced Thursday at the North York Seniors Centre — with

Feds toughen sentences for elderly abuse

Toronto Sun – Federal Justice Minister Rob Nicholson visited the North York Seniors Centre in Toronto on Thursday March 15, 2012 to announce new legislation to protect seniors. MICHAEL PEAKE/TORONTO SUN/QMI AGENCY Ottawa want the court to take a victim’s age and

Canada targets elder abuse

AFP – March 15, 2012 – OTTAWA — Canada’s justice minister unveiled Thursday legislation imposing tougher sentences for crimes against the elderly — a fast growing demographic increasingly targeted by violence and abuse. “Our government has a responsibility to protect  Are tougher sentences the solution to preventing elder abuse?

CBC.ca – March 15, 2012 – By Community Team The Harper government said it will introduce tougher sentences for those convicted of elder abuse. One in 10 seniors has experienced some form of abuse, often unreported, Statistics Canada and advocates for the elderly have suggested.

Ottawa takes action to combat elder abuse

660 News – March 15, 2012 – The Federal Justice Minister has unveiled new legislation that will change the criminal code aimed at combating elder abuse. Once someone is convicted of a crime, a judge may soon have more things to consider when handing out their punishment.

Feds promise tough sentences for crimes against seniors

CTV.ca – ‎ Minister of Justice Rob Nicholson gestures as he answers questions from members of the media following a press conference introducing legislation to help better protect senior citizens in Toronto on Thursday, March 15, 2012. (Pawel Dwulit /THE CANADIAN

Elder abuse sentences to be toughened

CBC.ca – March 15, 2012 – The Harper government will introduce tougher sentences for those convicted of elder abuse. Justice Minister Rob Nicholson and seniors minister Alice Wong announced amendments to the Criminal Code Thursday in Toronto. The proposed changes would make

Ottawa fights elder abuse

News Talk 610 CKTB – March 15, 2012 – Justice Minister Rob Nicholson has introduced legislation that could translate to stiffer sentences for people found guilty of victimizing seniors. The Niagara Falls MP says if passed, the fact that a senior may have been the victim of a crime ranging

New legislation to deter crime against seniors

Richmond Review – March 15, 2012 – ‎By Martin van den Hemel – Richmond Review Richmond MP Alice Wong, minister of state for seniors, says legislation introduced on Thursday is designed to better protect seniors by acting as a deterrent to criminals who prey on the elderly.

Feds promise tough sentences for crimes against seniors

CTV.ca – ‎ Minister of Justice Rob Nicholson gestures as he answers questions from members of the media following a press conference introducing legislation to help better protect senior citizens in Toronto on Thursday, March 15, 2012. (Pawel Dwulit /THE CANADIAN

Feds promise tough sentences for crimes against seniors

CTV.ca – Minister of Justice Rob Nicholson gestures as he answers questions from members of the media following a press conference introducing legislation to help better protect senior citizens in Toronto on Thursday, March 15, 2012. (Pawel Dwulit /THE CANADIAN

Government Introduces Legislation to Better Protect Canada’s Seniors

Daily Commercial News – TORONTO, ONTARIO–(Marketwire – March 15, 2012) – The Government of Canada announced today the introduction of legislation which will help ensure that sentencing for crimes against elderly Canadians reflects the significant impact that crime has on

Ottawa to toughen legislation in order to protect seniors

680 News – March 15, 2012 – ‎Federal Justice minister Rob Nicholson announcing tougher penalties for elder abuse. He spoke to reporters at North York Seniors Centre Photo by: Charlene Close/680News The federal government is moving ahead with changes to the Criminal Code to combat

Tougher sentences being proposed for elder abusers

CityNews – ‎Mar 15, 2012 ‎Justice Minister Rob Nicholson rises during question period in the House of Commons on Parliament Hill in Ottawa on Monday Oct. 3, 2011. THE CANADIAN… Both the NDP and the Conservatives tabled separate bills Thursday, including one that would impose

Feds promise tough sentences for crimes against seniors

CTV.ca – ‎Mar 15, 2012‎ The federal government is introducing legislation that calls for tougher sentences for those convicted of elder abuse. Justice Minister Rob Nicholson and Minister of State for Seniors Alice Wong announced plans to amend the Criminal Code so that taking

Government Introduces Legislation to Better Protect Canada’s Seniors

SYS-CON Media (press release) – ‎Mar 15, 2012‎TORONTO, ONTARIO — (Marketwire) — 03/15/12 — The Government of Canada announced today the introduction of legislation which will help ensure that sentencing for crimes against elderly Canadians reflects the significant impact that crime has on their

Government Introduces Legislation to Better Protect Canada’s Seniors

Marketwire (press release) – ‎Mar 15, 2012‎TORONTO, ONTARIO–(Marketwire – March 15, 2012) – The Government of Canada announced today the introduction of legislation which will help ensure that sentencing for crimes against elderly Canadians reflects the significant impact that crime has on

Government Introduces Legislation to Better Protect Canada’s Seniors

MarketWatch (press release) – ‎Mar 15, 2012‎TORONTO, ONTARIO, Mar 15, 2012 (MARKETWIRE via COMTEX) — The Government of Canada announced today the introduction of legislation which will help ensure that sentencing for crimes against elderly Canadians reflects the significant impact that crime

Feds to table elder abuse bill

Nunatsiaq News – ‎Mar 15, 2012‎OTTAWA — The Conservatives are making good on an election promise to crack down on elder abuse. Justice Minister Rob Nicholson is expected to announce new legislation Thursday that will amend the Criminal Code to add “vulnerability due to age” as an

Feds to table elder abuse bill

StarPhoenix – ‎Mar 15, 2012‎By Tobi Cohen, Postmedia News March 15, 2012 Canada’s Justice Minister Rob Nicholson speaks during Question Period in the House of Commons on Parliament Hill in Ottawa February 14, 2012. The Conservatives are making good on an election promise to crack

Feds to table elder abuse billWindsor Star – ‎Mar 15, 2012‎By Tobi Cohen, Postmedia News March 15, 2012 Canada’s Justice Minister Rob Nicholson speaks during Question Period in the House of Commons on Parliament Hill in Ottawa February 14, 2012. The Conservatives are making good on an election promise to crack Feds to table elder abuse billRegina Leader-Post – ‎Mar 15, 2012‎By Tobi Cohen, Postmedia News March 15, 2012 Canada’s Justice Minister Rob Nicholson speaks during Question Period in the House of Commons on Parliament Hill in Ottawa February 14, 2012. The Conservatives are making good on an election promise to crack Harper Government to Crackdown on Elder AbuseNewstalk 1010 – ‎Mar 15, 2012‎Just days after getting Parliamentary approval for it’s Omnibus Crime Bill, including mandatory minimum sentencing for several crimes, the federal government is moving ahead with changes to the Criminal Code to combat elder abuse.Feds to table elder abuse billCanada.com – ‎Mar 15, 2012‎By Tobi Cohen, Postmedia News March 15, 2012 OTTAWA – The Conservatives are making good on an election promise to crack down on elder abuse. Justice Minister Rob Nicholson is expected to announce new legislation Thursday that will amend the Criminal

Tories get tough on elder abuse

Windsor Star – ‎Mar 15, 2012‎The Conservatives are making good on an election promise to crack down on elder abuse. Justice Minister Rob Nicholson is expected to announce new legislation Thursday that will amend the Criminal Code to add “vulnerability due to age” as an aggravating

Feds to table elder abuse bill

StarPhoenix – ‎Mar 15, 2012‎By Tobi Cohen, Postmedia News March 15, 2012 The Conservatives are making good on an election promise to crack down on elder abuse. Justice Minister Rob Nicholson is expected to announce new legislation today that will amend the Criminal Code to add

Feds to table elder abuse bill

Regina Leader-Post – ‎Mar 15, 2012‎By Tobi Cohen, Postmedia News March 15, 2012 The Conservatives are making good on an election promise to crack down on elder abuse. Justice Minister Rob Nicholson is expected to announce new legislation today that will amend the Criminal Code to add

Feds to table elder abuse bill

StarPhoenix – ‎Mar 15, 2012‎By Tobi Cohen, Postmedia News March 14, 2012 11:00 PM The Conservatives are making good on an election promise to crack down on elder abuse. Justice Minister Rob Nicholson is expected to announce new legislation today that will amend the Criminal Code

Feds to table elder abuse bill

Regina Leader-Post – ‎Mar 14, 2012‎By Tobi Cohen, Postmedia News March 14, 2012 11:00 PM The Conservatives are making good on an election promise to crack down on elder abuse. Justice Minister Rob Nicholson is expected to announce new legislation today that will amend the Criminal Code

Feds to table elder abuse bill

Ottawa Citizen – ‎Mar 14, 2012‎By Tobi Cohen, Postmedia News March 15, 2012 Canada’s Justice Minister Rob Nicholson speaks during Question Period in the House of Commons on Parliament Hill in Ottawa February 14, 2012. The Conservatives are making good on an election promise to crack

Feds to table elder abuse bill

Victoria Times Colonist – ‎Mar 14, 2012‎By Tobi Cohen, Postmedia News March 14, 2012 Canada’s Justice Minister Rob Nicholson speaks during Question Period in the House of Commons on Parliament Hill in Ottawa February 14, 2012. The Conservatives are making good on an election promise to crack

Feds to table elder abuse bill

The Province – ‎Mar 14, 2012‎By Tobi Cohen, Postmedia News March 14, 2012 10:01 PM Canada’s Justice Minister Rob Nicholson speaks during Question Period in the House of Commons on Parliament Hill in Ottawa February 14, 2012. The Conservatives are making good on an election promise

Feds to table elder abuse bill

Canada.com – ‎Mar 14, 2012‎By Tobi Cohen, Postmedia News March 15, 2012 Canada’s Justice Minister Rob Nicholson speaks during Question Period in the House of Commons on Parliament Hill in Ottawa February 14, 2012. The Conservatives are making good on an election promise to crack

Feds to table elder abuse bill

Nanaimo Daily News – ‎Mar 14, 2012‎OTTAWA – The Conservatives are making good on an election promise to crack down on elder abuse. Justice Minister Rob Nicholson is expected to announce new legislation Thursday that will amend the Criminal Code to add “vulnerability due to age” as an

Feds to table elder abuse bill

Regina Leader-Post – ‎Mar 14, 2012‎By Tobi Cohen, Postmedia News March 14, 2012 11:22 PM Canada’s Justice Minister Rob Nicholson speaks during Question Period in the House of Commons on Parliament Hill in Ottawa February 14, 2012. The Conservatives are making good on an election promise

Feds to table elder abuse bill

Windsor Star – ‎Mar 14, 2012‎By Tobi Cohen, Postmedia News March 15, 2012 12:22 AM Canada’s Justice Minister Rob Nicholson speaks during Question Period in the House of Commons on Parliament Hill in Ottawa February 14, 2012. The Conservatives are making good on an election promise

Feds to table elder abuse bill

StarPhoenix – ‎Mar 14, 2012‎By Tobi Cohen, Postmedia News March 14, 2012 11:22 PM Canada’s Justice Minister Rob Nicholson speaks during Question Period in the House of Commons on Parliament Hill in Ottawa February 14, 2012. The Conservatives are making good on an election promise

Feds to table elder abuse bill

Montreal Gazette – ‎Mar 14, 2012‎OTTAWA — The Conservatives are making good on an election promise to crack down on elder abuse. Justice Minister Rob Nicholson is expected to announce new legislation Thursday that will amend the Criminal Code to add “vulnerability due to age” as an

Feds to table elder abuse bill

Victoria Times Colonist – ‎Mar 14, 2012‎By Tobi Cohen, Postmedia News March 14, 2012 9:22 PM Canada’s Justice Minister Rob Nicholson speaks during Question Period in the House of Commons on Parliament Hill in Ottawa February 14, 2012. The Conservatives are making good on an election promise

Feds to table elder abuse bill

The Province – ‎Mar 14, 2012‎By Tobi Cohen, Postmedia News March 14, 2012 9:22 PM Canada’s Justice Minister Rob Nicholson speaks during Question Period in the House of Commons on Parliament Hill in Ottawa February 14, 2012. The Conservatives are making good on an election promise

Feds to table elder abuse bill

Vancouver Sun – ‎Mar 14, 2012‎OTTAWA — The Conservatives are making good on an election promise to crack down on elder abuse. Justice Minister Rob Nicholson is expected to announce new legislation Thursday that will amend the Criminal Code to add “vulnerability due to age” as an

Feds to table elder abuse bill

Calgary Herald – ‎Mar 14, 2012‎OTTAWA — The Conservatives are making good on an election promise to crack down on elder abuse. Justice Minister Rob Nicholson is expected to announce new legislation Thursday that will amend the Criminal Code to add “vulnerability due to age” as an

Feds to table elder abuse bill

Ottawa Citizen – ‎Mar 14, 2012‎By Tobi Cohen, Postmedia News March 15, 2012 12:22 AM Canada’s Justice Minister Rob Nicholson speaks during Question Period in the House of Commons on Parliament Hill in Ottawa February 14, 2012. The Conservatives are making good on an election promise

Feds to table elder abuse bill

Edmonton Journal – ‎Mar 14, 2012‎OTTAWA — The Conservatives are making good on an election promise to crack down on elder abuse. Justice Minister Rob Nicholson is expected to announce new legislation Thursday that will amend the Criminal Code to add “vulnerability due to age” as an

Feds to table elder abuse bill

Canada.com – ‎Mar 14, 2012‎By Tobi Cohen, Postmedia News March 15, 2012 12:22 AM Canada’s Justice Minister Rob Nicholson speaks during Question Period in the House of Commons on Parliament Hill in Ottawa February 14, 2012. The Conservatives are making good on an election promise

Federal government set to introduce stiffer sentences for elder abuse

TheTyee.ca – ‎Mar 14, 2012‎OTTAWA – The federal government is set to introduce tougher sentences for those convicted of elder abuse. The Canadian Press has learned that Justice Minister Rob Nicholson and seniors minister Alice Wong are to announce amendments to the Criminal Code

Federal government set to introduce stiffer sentences for elder abuse

Hamilton Spectator – ‎Mar 14, 2012‎OTTAWA The federal government is set to introduce tougher sentences for those convicted of elder abuse. The Canadian Press has learned that Justice Minister Rob Nicholson and seniors minister Alice Wong are to announce amendments to the Criminal Code

Tories plan tougher sentences for elder abuse

Toronto Star – ‎Mar 14, 2012‎Heather Scoffield The Canadian Press OTTAWA—The federal government is set to introduce tougher sentences for those convicted of elder abuse. The Canadian Press has learned that Justice Minister Rob Nicholson and seniors minister Alice Wong are to

Federal government set to introduce stiffer sentences for elder abuse

Guelph Mercury – ‎Mar 14, 2012‎By Heather Scoffield OTTAWA — The federal government is set to introduce tougher sentences for those convicted of elder abuse. The Canadian Press has learned that Justice Minister Rob Nicholson and seniors minister Alice Wong are to announce amendments

Federal government set to introduce stiffer sentences for elder abuse

Waterloo Record – ‎Mar 14, 2012‎By Heather Scoffield OTTAWA — The federal government is set to introduce tougher sentences for those convicted of elder abuse. The Canadian Press has learned that Justice Minister Rob Nicholson and seniors minister Alice Wong are to announce amendments

 

Ottawa-Elder Abuse

CFJC TV Kamloops – ‎Mar 14, 2012‎

When it comes to the crime of elder abuse, convictions are few and far between, and often punishments are too lenient. But the federal government is out to change that, introducing tougher sentences tomorrow (Thursday). Elderly advocates say it sends

Federal government set to introduce stiffer sentences for elder abuse

GlobalNews.ca – ‎Mar 14, 2012‎

Minister of Justice Rob Nicholson responds to a question during Question Period in the House of Commons on Parliament Hill in Ottawa on Monday, March 12, 2012. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick OTTAWA – The federal government is set to introduce

Federal government set to introduce stiffer sentences for elder abuse

Medicine Hat News – ‎Mar 14, 2012‎

OTTAWA – The federal government is set to introduce tougher sentences for those convicted of elder abuse. The Canadian Press has learned that Justice Minister Rob Nicholson and seniors minister Alice Wong are to announce amendments to the Criminal Code

Federal government set to introduce stiffer sentences for elder abuse

Bonnyville Nouvelle – ‎Mar 14, 2012‎

Minister of Justice Rob Nicholson responds to a question during Question Period in the House of Commons on Parliament Hill in Ottawa on Monday, March 12, 2012. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick OTTAWA – The federal government is set to introduce

Feds to introduce stiffer sentences for elder abuse

CP24, Canada – ‎Mar 14, 2012‎

Sun illuminates the Peace Tower as a visitor makes their way onto Parliament Hill in Ottawa, Wednesday, Nov. 3, 2010. (Adrian Wyld / THE CANADIAN PRESS) OTTAWA — The federal government is set to introduce tougher sentences for those convicted of elder

Elder Abuse: Canada’s Federal Government To Introduce Stiffer Sentences

Huffington Post Canada – ‎Mar 14, 2012‎

The federal government is set to introduce tougher sentences for those convicted of elder abuse. (YouTube) OTTAWA – The federal government is set to introduce tougher sentences for those convicted of elder abuse. The Canadian Press has learned that

More time for elder abuse crime

Castanet.net – ‎Mar 14, 2012‎

by The Canadian Press – Story: 72431 Minister of Justice Rob Nicholson responds to a question during Question Period in the House of Commons on Parliament Hill in Ottawa on Monday, March 12, 2012. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick The federal

Stiffer sentences coming for elder abusers: report

CityNews – ‎Mar 14, 2012‎

Justice Minister Rob Nicholson rises during question period in the House of Commons on Parliament Hill in Ottawa on Monday Oct. 3, 2011. THE CANADIAN… The federal government is set to introduce tougher sentences for those convicted of elder abuse.

Federal government set to introduce stiffer sentences for elder abuse

News1130 – ‎Mar 14, 2012‎

Minister of Justice Rob Nicholson responds to a question during Question Period in the House of Commons on Parliament Hill in Ottawa on Monday, March 12, 2012. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick OTTAWA – The federal government is set to introduce

Federal government set to introduce stiffer sentences for elder abuse

570 News – ‎Mar 14, 2012‎

Minister of Justice Rob Nicholson responds to a question during Question Period in the House of Commons on Parliament Hill in Ottawa on Monday, March 12, 2012. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick OTTAWA – The federal government is set to introduce

Federal government set to introduce stiffer sentences for elder abuse

660 News – ‎Mar 14, 2012‎

Minister of Justice Rob Nicholson responds to a question during Question Period in the House of Commons on Parliament Hill in Ottawa on Monday, March 12, 2012. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick OTTAWA – The federal government is set to introduce

Federal government set to introduce stiffer sentences for elder abuse

680 News – ‎Mar 14, 2012‎

Minister of Justice Rob Nicholson responds to a question during Question Period in the House of Commons on Parliament Hill in Ottawa on Monday, March 12, 2012. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick OTTAWA – The federal government is set to introduce

Feds to stiffen sentences for elder abuse

MetroNews Canada – ‎Mar 14, 2012‎

OTTAWA – The federal government is set to introduce tougher sentences for those convicted of elder abuse. The Canadian Press has learned that Justice Minister Rob Nicholson and seniors minister Alice Wong are to announce amendments to the Criminal Code

Federal government set to introduce stiffer sentences for elder abuse

mysask.com (press release) – ‎Mar 14, 2012‎

Minister of Justice Rob Nicholson responds to a question during Question Period in the House of Commons on Parliament Hill in Ottawa on Monday, March 12, 2012. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick OTTAWA – The federal government is set to introduce

Federal government set to introduce stiffer sentences for elder abuse

Global BC – ‎Mar 14, 2012‎

Minister of Justice Rob Nicholson responds to a question during Question Period in the House of Commons on Parliament Hill in Ottawa on Monday, March 12, 2012. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick OTTAWA – The federal government is set to introduce

Federal government set to introduce stiffer sentences for elder abuse

Global Saskatoon – ‎Mar 14, 2012‎

Minister of Justice Rob Nicholson responds to a question during Question Period in the House of Commons on Parliament Hill in Ottawa on Monday, March 12, 2012. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick OTTAWA – The federal government is set to introduce

Federal government set to introduce stiffer sentences for elder abuse

Global Montreal – ‎Mar 14, 2012‎

Minister of Justice Rob Nicholson responds to a question during Question Period in the House of Commons on Parliament Hill in Ottawa on Monday, March 12, 2012. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick OTTAWA – The federal government is set to introduce

Federal government set to introduce stiffer sentences for elder abuse

Global Regina – ‎Mar 14, 2012‎

Minister of Justice Rob Nicholson responds to a question during Question Period in the House of Commons on Parliament Hill in Ottawa on Monday, March 12, 2012. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick OTTAWA – The federal government is set to introduce

Federal government set to introduce stiffer sentences for elder abuse

Global Toronto – ‎Mar 14, 2012‎

Minister of Justice Rob Nicholson responds to a question during Question Period in the House of Commons on Parliament Hill in Ottawa on Monday, March 12, 2012. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick OTTAWA – The federal government is set to introduce

Federal government set to introduce stiffer sentences for elder abuse

Brandon Sun – ‎Mar 14, 2012‎

Minister of Justice Rob Nicholson responds to a question during Question Period in the House of Commons on Parliament Hill in Ottawa on Monday, March 12, 2012. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick OTTAWA – The federal government is set to introduce

Federal government set to introduce stiffer sentences for elder abuse

Global Winnipeg – ‎Mar 14, 2012‎

Minister of Justice Rob Nicholson responds to a question during Question Period in the House of Commons on Parliament Hill in Ottawa on Monday, March 12, 2012. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick OTTAWA – The federal government is set to introduce

Federal government set to introduce stiffer sentences for elder abuse

Winnipeg Free Press – ‎Mar 14, 2012‎

OTTAWA – The federal government is set to introduce tougher sentences for those convicted of elder abuse. The Canadian Press has learned that Justice Minister Rob Nicholson and seniors minister Alice Wong are to announce amendments to the Criminal Code

Federal government set to introduce stiffer sentences for elder abuse

Global Edmonton – ‎Mar 14, 2012‎

Minister of Justice Rob Nicholson responds to a question during Question Period in the House of Commons on Parliament Hill in Ottawa on Monday, March 12, 2012. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick OTTAWA – The federal government is set to introduce

Federal government set to introduce stiffer sentences for elder abuse

GlobalNews.ca – ‎Mar 14, 2012‎

Minister of Justice Rob Nicholson responds to a question during Question Period in the House of Commons on Parliament Hill in Ottawa on Monday;March 12;2012. OTTAWA – The federal government is set to introduce tougher sentences for those convicted of