Archive for the ‘Elder Care’ Category

Beneficial ownership of a principal residence for tax purposes: A question of Law and Fact

Friday, November 14th, 2014

Let’s say, your parents place legal title of their house in your name for health reasons. However, your parents continue to reside in the house and pay all the household expenses. Then your mom passes away. Your dad continues to reside in the house until sometime later at which ...

Remembering our Soldiers

Wednesday, November 12th, 2014

In Flanders Fields the poppies grow… Remembrance Day is a significant day in the lives of many who endured the challenges of living during war times. Sadly these wars are continuing and more soldiers are dying, some like Cpl Nathan Cirillo having never left Parliament Hill. We sometimes forget that ...

Families are Complicated and Necessary

Tuesday, November 4th, 2014

Families always want to know if they have the most difficult family, ever. They ask if I have ever worked with such family dysfunction and ask if I know of any other families as difficult or as unreasonable as theirs. My answer? The only normal families are the families ...