July 2013 Avoid Pitfalls When Transferring Assets to Kids
An Estate Planning article from The Globe and Mail regarding the complex tax implications when transferring assets to children.
2012 Summary of Contributions and Benefits
A summary created by Standard Life to present information maximum contributions and benefits of various insurance plans.
2012 Summary of Pension Legislation
A document created by Standard Life to present information regarding the main requirements of Canada's federal and provincial pension legislations.
Effective July 1, 2012, the Pension Benefits Act (PBA) is amended to provide for immediate vesting of pension benefits.
A member who terminates employment on or after July 1, 2012 is entitled to a deferred pension in accordance with new PBA sections 36(1) and 37(1).
Note that under a multi-employer pension plan or jointly sponsored pension plan, a member is deemed to have terminated employment upon termination of plan membership, in accordance with section 38(2) of the PBA." FSCO,
July 2012 - Manitoba Insurance Tax
Information about Manitoba introducing tax on a number of insurance products.