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Laura Tamblyn Watts

President and CEO

Laura Tamblyn Watts is the CEO of CanAge, Canada’s national seniors’ advocacy organization.  She previously served as Chief Public Policy Officer at the Canadian Association of Retired Persons (2018- 2019) and in multiple positions at the Canadian Centre for Elder Law, including National Director (2004-2018). She is faculty at the Factor Inwentash Faculty of Social Work at UofT and the Institute for LifeCourse and Aging, and associated faculty at multiple universities and Networks for Centres of Excellence.


Laura is a member of the CSA Advisory and Technical Committees, creating National Standards for Long-Term Care. She is an Executive Member and a former Chair of the Canadian Bar Association’s National Elder Law. Laura is a Board member of the National Initiative for the Care of the Elderly, IIROC, PACE Independent Living, and Elder Abuse Prevention Ontario. She is a lawyer, called to the BC Bar in 1999, and the author of the forthcoming book “The 3am Guide to Your Aging Parents”.

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My Speakers Sessions

Tuesday, November 23

10:30am EST