Archive for the ‘In the News’ Category

Informal Caring: Commonwealth Fund 2014 Health Policy Survey of Older Adults

Friday, March 20th, 2015

The Canadian Institute for Health Information (CIHI) is an independent not for profit organization that was created in 1994. Their vision is “Better data, Better decisions, Healthier Canadian” A great motto. They recently released some interesting caregiving data which I felt important to show. Luckily, it is in ...

Power of Attorney Act changes in Saskatchewan

Monday, March 9th, 2015

Estate and trust legislation in Canada is under the jurisdiction of each Province. This can make the role of an Advisor challenging as it is not uncommon for Canadians to move between provinces, in search of employment or a different climate (as I write this it is -14C in Toronto). There ...

The CRA and Service Complaints

Thursday, March 5th, 2015

Recently, I was asked to intervene on behalf on a taxpayer who appeared to be given a pretty rough ride by the Canada Revenue Agency (“CRA”). He and his incorporated business were audited by CRA. The auditor concluded (erroneously as it turns out subsequently) that there were unreported sales and ...