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Advance Care Planning: Know Your Rights
Advance Care Planning is a process of reflection and communication in which people express their wishes for their future health and/or personal care if they could not speak for themselves.

But what does advance care planning mean for Canadians from a legal perspective?

The results of a recent national poll commissioned by the Advance Care Planning in Canada initiative told us that while 12% of Canadians have spoken to their lawyer about their care wishes (up 7% from 2019), Canadians still lack understanding of the advance care planning process.

To coincide with the release of the 2021 national poll and our updated resource Living Well Planning Well: An Advance Care Planning Resource for Accessing Your Rights, this FREE one-hour, live and interactive webinar will cover:

- An overview of advance care planning and how it fits into the life planning model
- Understanding your rights in the advance care planning process from a national and provincial/territorial perspective
- The benefits of involving your lawyer in the advance care planning process

Please note that the purpose of this webinar is to provide general information and not specific legal advice.

Karine Diedrich, Director, Advance Care Planning in Canada

Sandy Abley, JD, CFP, TEP, Financial Consultant, TheWealthDoc.ca
Daniel Stober, Associate in the Wills, Trusts & Estates Group, Torkin Manes LLP

Sep 28, 2021 04:00 PM in Eastern Time (US and Canada)

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Sandy Abley, JD, CFP, TEP
Financial Consultant @TheWealthDoc.ca
Sandy practiced in the areas of estate and tax law for 15 years. She is a Certified Financial Planner (CFP) and a Trust and Estate Practitioner (TEP). She also holds a joint degree in business and psychology. Sandy helps individuals and couples navigate the worlds of investment, tax and finance. She also works with non-profit organizations, companies and other professionals as a consultant on their projects, toolkits and curriculums.
Daniel Stober
Associate in the Wills, Trusts & Estates Group, Torkin Manes LLP @Torkin Manes LLP
Daniel is an associate in the Wills, Trusts & Estates Group. His practice is focused on Estate Planning and Estate Administration. Daniel advises clients on the preparation of new Wills, Powers of Attorney and Trusts. He also advises estate trustees on all aspects of the estate administration process, including the process of obtaining a Certificate of Appointment of Estate Trustee, both with and without a Will (“probate”).
Karine Diedrich
Director @Advance Care Planning in Canada
Karine Diedrich is the Director, Advance Care Planning Canada at the Canadian Hospice Palliative Care Association. She joined CHPCA after serving as Vice-President, Public Engagement and Knowledge Mobilization at Volunteer Canada. She’s worked in the non-profit sector for 15 years, leveraging her skills in partnership development, strategic planning and communications to engage diverse stakeholders to develop innovation solutions to new and ongoing communications and engagement challenges. Karine holds a BA in Criminology from Carleton University and a Professional Certificate in Partnership Management from the Norman Patterson School of International Affairs.