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The future of our pets is a difficult subject to cover, but it is an important niche topic within estate planning for all those who feel, as I do, that pets are family.
In a world full of social media, online banking, and cyber-identities, dealing with digital assets as part of your Will is extremely important.
On February 22, the Provincial Government introduced Budget 2024, which made several significant tax changes focused on housing.
On February 22, Pushor Mitchell Partner, Paul Tonita, was honoured by the Kelowna Chamber of Commerce as one of their Top 40 Under 40 for 2024.
The provincial Budget 2024 revealed a new tax is on the horizon for sellers of real estate within British Columbia.
The Federal Government’s Directive on Automated Decision-Making (the “Directive”) was revamped in April 2023.
In early February 2024, the Honourable Chrystia Freeland, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Finance, announced the federal government will be extending the prohibition on purchases of Canadian residential property by non-Canadians. With this extension the prohibition will be in effect until January 1, 2027.
The Canadian Securities Administrators announced on January 11, 2024, the final amendments to the delivery requirements for non-investment fund reporting issuers prospectus filings.
Canada’s new modern slavery legislation, the Fighting Against Forced Labour and Child Labour in Supply Chains Act (the “Act”), came into effect on January 1, 2024.
The Canadian Intellectual Property Office is increasing most of its official fees by 25%s, effective January 1st, 2024,
The Speculation and Vacancy Tax has been in force in British Columbia since 2018 and owners of residential real estate in certain designated areas must file a declaration setting out how they use the property and whether it meets one of the exemptions.
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