Category Archives: Seniors

Missing Persons

Police staff shortage in relation to missing persons. Values reflected in… Staff shortage handcuffs Ottawa police missing person unit Ottawa South News By Erin McCracken March 10, 2016 The temporary reassignment of one of two Ottawa police investigators who handle … Continue reading

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Support Loopholes

In relation to “No Ghost of Support”, wherein a friend highlighted some of the religious obligations in Islam in relation to parents, Neil Remington Abramson commented as follows (e-mail exchange reproduced with permission): Neil: I think it was God who … Continue reading

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Ghost of Support IV

Wrote about reverse mortgages and questioning why they would be needed, if parents in need had adult children. Neil Remington Abramson commented on the circumstances of parental support of their own parents, within his own family. Lorne discussed practical reasons … Continue reading

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Ghost of Support III

Wrote about reverse mortgages and questioning why they would be needed, if parents in need had adult children. Neil Remington Abramson commented on the circumstances of parental support of their own parents, within his own family. A friend cited in … Continue reading

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No Ghost of Support

Wrote about why parents with adult children would be compelled to support themselves through reverse mortages. To which Neil Remington Abramson recounted his own recollections of parental support for their own parents. There is also some jurisprudence here, where parents … Continue reading

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Vapourizing The Seniors Benefit: Fifteen Years On

In 1996, Minister of Finance and later Canadian Prime Minister Paul Martin proposed in his budget something called the Seniors Benefit. No apostrophe; a benefit “for” does not involve the possessive, though this in some respects was the essence of … Continue reading

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