November 2021

2021 year-end tax-planning checklist

As the end of the year approaches, it’s time to turn your attention to tax planning. This helpful checklist outlines important deadlines, opportunities and strategy considerations including:

  • Tax instalments
  • Tax-loss selling strategies
  • Income-splitting loan planning 
  • Planning for potential changes in income and tax rates 
  • TFSA and RRSP contributions and deadlines
  • Charitable giving
  • Planning for incorporated business owners

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Trusted Contact Person

Elder abuse affects hundreds of thousands of people every year, and often goes undetected or unreported. Sadly, elder abuse can happen at home or in any community setting and can be caused by family, friends, paid care providers, staff or any person in a position of authority and trust. It’s not just physical abuse — for many seniors, it’s their financial savings that are at risk.

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All the metals we mined in one visualization

Metals are all around us, from our phones and cars to our homes and office buildings. While we often overlook the presence of these raw materials, they are an essential part of the modern economy. But obtaining these materials can be a complex process that involves mining, refining, and then converting them into usable forms. So, how much metal gets mined in a year?

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Respect Millennials

Politics today is in large part about pitting one group against another and convincing one side they’ve been treated unfairly. One of those groups is the younger generation of workers known as Millennials, who are supposedly up to their eyeballs in debt and lagging well behind prior generations.

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