If you’re considering retirement or expanding your farming operation, a joint venture arrangement may give you some much-needed flexibility and offer tax advantages.
A joint venture has some similarities to a … Read More
Authors: Sam Amelio, Harmanjit Mavi, Jayde K. Morello
Alberta’s new Trustee Act (the “New Act”) received Royal Assent and came into force on February 1, 2023, streamlining the province’s trust laws and imposing … Read More
This blog provides an overview of estate freezes, what an estate freeze is, the tax and non-tax benefits, and the negative consequences of freezing too early.
What is an Estate Freeze?
Estate … Read More
Family enterprises are unique, and family business issues can be complicated to navigate due in part to competing interests. For family business owners that are planning for succession and inter-generational … Read More
Authors: Sam Amelio, K.C., Ariel Lekas
Alberta has introduced legislation designed to make it easier to create and manage trusts while reducing the need to go to court.
On March 29, the Government of … Read More
Authors: Ariel Lekas, Alandra Jessup, Sam Amelio, K.C.
COVID-19 has prevented many people from meeting in person. In a recent case heard by the Supreme Court of British Columbia, the pandemic prevented a woman … Read More
Author: Harmanjit Mavi
Elimination of Probate Fees in Manitoba
Probate fees were eliminated in Manitoba as of November 6, 2020. Accordingly, requests for probate, administration, or resealing in Manitoba no longer require payment … Read More