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Estate planning for farmer clients
By Natasha van Bentum | January 27, 2017
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Farmers increasingly face challenges in the transfer of land from one generation to another
By Natasha van Bentum | January 20, 2017
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As a young boy, Jim Little spent many hours observing wildlife near his grandparents’ land in Peace River Country in northern British Columbia.
By Natasha van Bentum | March 2, 2015
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Make the most of the Ecological Gifts Program.
By Natasha van Bentum | November 17, 2014
Habitat loss and degradation are the greatest threats to biodiversity in Canada today. Thanks to Environment Canada’s Ecological Gifts Program, with its unique tax advantages, more Canadians can leave a legacy for tomorrow and receive a tax break today.
By Natasha van Bentum | April 7, 2014
Environment Canada seems an unlikely partner in saving taxes, but its Ecological Gifts Program can do just that. With the help of the program, Don and Heather Elliott have conserved a rare seven-hectare woodlot northeast of Barrie, Ontario into perpetuity. “Don wanted to protect a small corner of the world to ensure future generations could experience the same joy he had as a child while playing in the woodlot,” explains Heather.
By Natasha van Bentum | April 1, 2011
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