Stories

Gordon's Story

Gordon graduated from school to his bedroom. A big man of few words, Gordon was alone except for his family and the world seemed to hold no place for him.  Before his mother passed …

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PLAN Picnic

There is something magical about a picnic. The sounds of laughter and the smell of hotdogs on the BBQ nourish one in surprising ways. But it is the sense of companionship and belonging that …

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Network Shape-Shifting

By  Donna Thomson The first time I heard about PLAN was in 1998.  Our family was recently home in Ottawa from a four-year diplomatic posting in London, England and I found myself sitting across …

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Why and How it is Important for You to have a Will

By Halldor K. Bjarnason Lawyer, Access Law Group How would you feel if someone else was deciding who gets to keep your property, or who gets to care for your children? Not having a valid will requires …

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