Upcoming Events in Spring 2019

March 27, 2019  (12:00 pm to 1:00 pm)

Online Webinar hosted by Concentra Trust

Planning for a Secure Future: Persons with Disabilities
Planning for the support of disabled beneficiaries has never been more critical than with today’s aging demographics. Register today for Planning for a Secure Future to gain a greater understanding of the issues surrounding planning for disabled beneficiaries, including estate planning for people with disabilities, the importance of trusts, types of trusts and trustee considerations.

(Click here for full details and to register)


April 4, 2019 (5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.)

Community Living Trent Highlands

Peterborough Lion’s Centre, 347 Burnham Street

Information Session for Families Engaging Respite/Support Workers
Do you receive direct funding (SSAH, ACSD, Passport funding) to purchase respite/individualized supports for a family member? Do you know what your options and obligations are?

Please join us to learn more about direct funding, hiring workers and your legal responsibilities. Meet other families who may share similar experiences.

(Click here for full details and to register)


April 15, 2019  (7:00 pm to 8:00 pm)

Online Webinar hosted by P4P Planning Network

Wills, Trusts and Estates

Creating a will and estate plan is the most critical step for anyone intending to pass along their worldly goods to a loved one. If you are looking out for the welfare of a relative with a disability who is potentially vulnerable or isolated, understanding the ins and outs of effective estate planning can prevent future hardship and enhance their quality of life in meaningful ways.

Lawyer Brendon Pooran shares must-have information for families looking to plan for and protect the financial well-being of a relative with a disability.

(Click here for full details and to register)


April 17, 2019  (7:00 pm to 9:00 pm)

Community Living York South

101 Edward Avenue

Richmond Hill, ON L4C 5E5

Wills, Trusts and Estate Planning

Creating a will and estate plan is the most critical step for anyone intending to pass along their worldly goods to a loved one. If you are looking out for the welfare of a relative with a disability who is potentially vulnerable or isolated, understanding the ins and outs of effective estate planning can prevent future hardship and enhance their quality of life in meaningful ways.

Lawyer Brendon Pooran shares must-have information for families looking to plan for and protect the financial well-being of a relative with a disability.

(Click here for full details and to register)


April 23, 2019  (7:00 pm to 9:00 pm)

New Visions Toronto

222 The Esplanade, New Visions Toronto’s Meeting Room

Richmond Hill, ON L4C 5E5

Substitute Decision Making/Guardianship for Family Members with a Disability

The Board of Directors and Senior Management of New Visions Toronto invites families and guardians of people supported by New Visions Toronto to another information and social event. Brendon Pooran will be present to discuss substitute decision making and guardianship for family members with a disability. We also plan to discuss consent and privacy as it relates to the people we support. There will be an opportunity for you to ask questions of the Board and/or Senior Management staff.

RSVP to Rosa at 416 868-1493 or by email by 5:00 pm, Monday, April 15


May 9, 2019  (2:00 pm to 3:00 pm)

OASIS Conference “Under the Big Top”

London Convention Centre, London, ON

Social Enterprise for Inclusion and Sustainability: Legal Strategy and Success Stories from the DS Sector

In the DS Sector, the term “Social Enterprise” has commonly been used to refer to sheltered work programs – but Social Enterprise encompasses so much more. In this seminar, DS Sector lawyers, Brendon Pooran and Cheryl Wiles Pooran from PooranLaw, will be joined by Social Enterprise leader and Corbrook Executive Director, Deepak Soni, to discuss the legal strategies and social enterprise success stories that are creating opportunity, facilitating supported employment transition, and enabling financial security and stability for people and agencies in the DS Sector in Ontario.

(Click here for full details and to register)