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11 May

Cindy David named as CALU’s third female chair

OTTAWA, ON, May 11, 2020 — Cindy David, CFP, CLU, FEA, TEP, has been elected Chair of the Board of the Conference for Advanced Life Underwriting (CALU) for the 2020-2021 term. As the third female chair in the board’s 29-year history and the second in eight years, Cindy’s appointment reflects CALU’s commitment to the advancement […]

06 May

How To Estate Plan the Family Cottage

With the value of some cottage properties likely decreasing sharply due to COVID-19, those who may be thinking about making a potentially taxable transfer with long-term goals in mind may want to do so now. In a new article based on many years’ experience, Tim Brown, Lawyer at Richards Buell Sutton LLP, provides sound advice […]

COVID-19 Update

As COVID-19 transmissions increase, extraordinary and escalating measures (and unexpected impacts) are now rapidly coming into effect across all levels of society, business, industry, and leisure, in Canada and worldwide. While the Public Health Agency of Canada is still assessing the public health risk associated with COVID-19 as low for Canada for now, new developments […]

10 Mar

Global economy faces gravest threat since the crisis as coronavirus spreads

Read the full report here. The coronavirus Covid-19 presents the global economy with its greatest danger since the financial crisis, according to the OECD’s latest Interim Economic Outlook. Covid-19 is spreading from China to other regions causing human suffering and economic disruption. It is raising health concerns and the risk of wider restrictions on the movement […]

06 Mar
International Women's Day 2020

International Women’s Day 2020

An equal world is an enabled world. With 30 years of experience, I’ve kept looking for ways to grow my voice and my platform so other women can join me in the world of entrepreneurship. The success of other women I mentor (two of whom have gone on to launch successful businesses here in Vancouver) […]