About Margaret Easton

  • I have 30 years’ experience in financial services and a strong track record of delivering solid results in training and development.
  • I am committed to life-long learning having completed a Diploma in Adult Education, undergraduate degrees in General Studies and Women’s Studies, two Masters’ degrees in Liberal Studies and Gerontology, and am currently pursuing a PhD studying aging and personhood.
  • I have developed online educational courses and Webinars for Canadian credit unions on a variety of regulatory and legislative issues including AODA, Wills & Estates, Power of Attorney, Financial Abuse, and CASL.
  • I have presented classroom training to banks and credit unions on prevention of financial abuse of older adults.
  • I have spoken at a wide variety of conferences addressing aging including BC’s Community Response Networks, the Canadian Legal Education BC, the International Federation of Aging Canada, the Alternative Dispute Institute of Canada, and the Federal/Provincial /Territorial Forum on Preventing Financial Abuse.
  • 2012 winner of the “Elder Abuse Awareness to Action Award” from the Gerontology Research Centre of SFU, in recognition of outstanding contributions made in BC to advancing elder abuse awareness, mitigation, and prevention.