Spousal trust and life insurance

Tuesday, January 19th, 2016

The Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) had an opportunity expand on their position as it applies to a trustee's duty to maintain certain income producing or capital appreciating properties which may potentially benefit a spouse during their lifetime. The CRA answer was delivered in a technical interpretation. The question posed to ...

No Second Chance to Replace Estate Trustee

Monday, December 28th, 2015

Has the Court of Appeal written the final chapter in the long-running dispute between Erna and Hilda (two sisters who have been in litigation against each other since 2003)? I previously blogged about the Divisional Court’s ruling on an appeal of a contested passing of accounts regarding Erna’s role as attorney and ...