THE IMPORTANCE OF ESTATE PLANNING FOR SAME-SEX COUPLES

Thursday, June 11th, 2015

Today's blog was written by Darren Lund, Associate at Fasken Martineau DuMoulin LLP. June is traditionally the month in which cities around the world hold Pride festivities, and the City of Toronto is home to one of the world’s largest festivals. June, then, is a good time to reflect on how ...

TRUSTEE AND BENEFICIARY – AN ARRANGED MARRIAGE?

Wednesday, June 3rd, 2015

In my last blog I spoke about the importance of parents engaging the next generation in the process of family legacy planning. Fundamental to the success of multi-generational legacy planning, is the ability to embrace transparency and mutual engagement as the guiding principles. Transparency and engagement in the process equally ...

CHARITY, POLITICS AND HUMAN RIGHTS ADVOCACY

Tuesday, May 26th, 2015

Today's blog was written by Adam Parachin, Associate Professor, University of Western Ontario. The CRA’s ongoing audits of political advocacy by charities have brought renewed media and other attention to the legal distinction between charity and politics. The audits have given rise to some unusual drama for the Canadian charitable sector, ...