Stories

One Positive Thing Governments Can Do For Families

By Kristi Fairholm Mader Sarah and Jessie meet their son, Joe, for brunch every Sunday. After brunch, they walk him home, stopping by the grocery store to pick up some food for dinner. They …

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What is the difference between a “testamentary trust” and an inter vivos trust?

By Halldor K. Bjarnason, Lawyer (PLAN Family Partner) Many of us set up trusts for our sons and daughters.  Trusts are a useful way of protecting their inheritances (or other funds) from misuse and/or …

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Resilience – What Does it Mean?

By Donna Thomson I am a mother, an author and the wife of the Canadian High Commissioner to the UK. This is my family – my husband Jim and my daughter Natalie who is …

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Sign up for the best government program in Canada – the RDSP – Globe and Mail

Imagine a savings program where the federal government gives a man or woman up to $3 for every $1 contributed by that man or woman – to a lifetime maximum of $70,000. Wouldn’t people …

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