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Making a Real Impact With Charitable Donations

June 5, 2018

Canadians love to give to charity.  A 2010 Statistics Canada report suggests that 84% of Canadians over 15 years donated to charitable and nonprofit organizations with average charitable donations of around $446 per year (a total of $10.6 billion a year). Whether to support an organization that has touched their life in a meaningful way, a school or…

4 Good Reasons To Review Your Estate Plan

March 13, 2018

When did you last review your estate plan? Every adult should review their estate planning documents on a regular basis. The 3 essential components of an estate plan include Wills, Power of Attorney, and Representation Agreement. The nature of the assets comprising your estate will change over time Federal and provincial laws which will affect your…

I Have a Will, But How Do I Know if I Need to Update it?

October 2, 2017

Just over one half of B.C. adults have a valid Will, yet many of us fail to regularly review our estate planning documents to ensure that they continue to reflect our current situation and wishes. Updating your will is important. A comprehensive personal and estate plan for B.C. adults includes not only a Will, but…