Archive for the ‘Family Conflict’ Category

Young Carers: The Canadian Version

Tuesday, September 30th, 2014

Statistics Canada released last week (Sept 24, 2014) the latest data on Young Canadians providing care. This information uses data from the 2012 General Social Survey on Caregiving and Care Receiving. In 2012, 27% of young Canadians between the ages of 15 and 29 provided some form of care to ...

Promise to Bequeath and Dependant Support Claims

Monday, September 29th, 2014

In 2012 Justice Tausendfreund found a deceased had made a promise to bequeath his farm and cottage to his grandsons provided they worked on the properties for him which the grandfather did not do. After trial Justice Tausendfreund ordered the properties be conveyed to the grandsons in fulfilment of that ...

WHO KNEW THERE IS A BENEFIT TO HAVING TWO SPOUSES

Friday, September 5th, 2014

Under the Income Tax Act (Canada) when a taxpayer dies they are deemed to dispose of all capital property that they own. The result is a realization of all accrued capital gains and an income tax liability in respect of those gains. A deferral of this liability exists ...