Section 18(1) through (3) sets out whom you may appoint as your attorney in an enduring power of attorney. It says:
18 (1) An adult may name one or more of the following persons as an attorney:(a) an individual, other than an individual who(i) provides personal care or health care services to the adult for compensation, or(ii) is an employee of a facility in which the adult resides and through which the adult receives personal care or health care services;(b) the Public Guardian and Trustee;
(c) a financial institution authorized to carry on trust business under the Financial Institutions Act.(2) Despite subsection (1) (a), a spouse or near relative of the adult who receives compensation for providing personal care or health care services to the adult may be named as an attorney.
Up until these amendments, you could appoint a paid caregiver or an employee in a facility in which you resided and received care as an attorney. Now you cannot, unless the paid caregiver or employee is your spouse, child or parent.(3) If an individual who is not an adult is named as an attorney, the individual must not act as attorney until that individual is an adult.
Interestingly, you will now be able to appoint someone who is under the age of majority, but he or she cannot act until attaining the age of 19.