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This is what it sounds like when doves cry

Markets | Feb 27, 2019

Markets roared back in January from December’s steep sell-off. The S&P/TSX Composite Index was up 8.7% – it’s best month in a decade. In the U.S., the S&P 500 Index…

2019 BC Budget Commentary

Wealth Planning | Feb 20, 2019

Finance Minister Carole James tabled the 2019 British Columbia provincial budget on February 19, 2019. The budget projects surpluses of $274 million for the 2019-2020 fiscal year, $287 million for…

2018: A Year in Review

Markets | Dec 18, 2018

During any extended stock market rally, a curious thing tends to occur: several close acquaintances – who aren’t professional investors – enjoy offering me their unsolicited advice on how to…

Year End Tax Planning Considerations for Small Business Owners

Wealth Planning | Dec 11, 2018

As we approach the upcoming 2018-2019 tax season, we want to remind small business owners of some important tax planning considerations. The Income Sprinkling – Simplified Rules for Business Owners…

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