anitamonaibrophyAnita is a fourth-year student in the Bachelor of Social Work degree program at MacEwan University. She also has a B.A. in Sociology from King’s University in Edmonton. Between January and March 2021, Anita will be doing her final practicum with SAGE Seniors Association (Edmonton) and CNPEA. Anita has a particular interest in elder abuse prevention and in intergenerational programs as a tool to counter ageism and abuse. 

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stephany peterson headshotStephany is a doctoral student of the University of New Brunswick, with a concentration in interdisciplinary studies – focusing on the spaces between the traditional disciplines. This has flourished in all facets of her life, as an intersection of her academic, professional, and philanthropic passions. As an academic, Stephany has served in a variety of capacities for executive representation: Graduate Student Association executive and council rep, as Arts Representative, and President of the Sociology Graduate Society. She has presented and attended academic and industry conferences across the country, and her work has been published on topics of criticality and social construct temporalities.  In January 2018, she was appointed as student ambassador of the Canadian Network for the Prevention of Elder Abuse. Her most recent research is being conducted as Visiting Research Scholar at the University of Colombo in Sri Lanka: developing intergenerational cultural programs in regions affected by the recent state of emergency and civil unrest. Her current and upcoming work sees her expand this work into interdisciplinarity, focusing interests on ageism, intergenerational programs, and instruments of policy across New Brunswick. Specifically, her research will focus on the lived experience of senior financial exploitation in partnership with the Financial and Consumer Services of New Brunswick.




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Kavina is a practicing Ontario lawyer who specializes in Elder Law practices in the areas of

  • Wealth Management / Estate & Trust Planning
  • Capacity & Guardianship Law
  • Wills & Estates & Powers of Attorney

    Kavina is passionate about helping aging adults and their family members navigate legal issues and understand their rights. She believes that through community education and knowledge sharing, seniors can be better protected both in life as they age, and in carrying out their legacies once they pass.  Elder Abuse is unfortunately an issue Kavina sees too often in her practice and the prevention of these types of cases is why Kavina decided to join the board of CNPEA in 2017.
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    Jennifer was born and raised in Vancouver, and is currently a first year law student at the Peter A. Allard School of Law at the University of British Columbia. Prior to law school, she completed a B.A. at the University of British Columbia, where she double majored in political science and history. She is excited to be working with CNPEA through Pro-bono Students Canada this year. In her admittedly rare spare time, she enjoys hiking, binging television shows, and drinking coffee. 
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    Heather Campbell Pope is founder of Dementia Justice Canada. Her research and advocacy focus on people with dementia who enter the criminal justice system due to responsive behaviours.

    Twitter: @SeniorsLaw




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