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Thursday, October 31, 2019 @ 10:00 AM

Borden Ladner Gervais welcomes counsel to Toronto tax group

Borden Ladner Gervais LLP (BLG) announced the firm is pleased to welcome Andrea Dickinson, who joins as counsel in its Tax Group in Toronto. ... [read more]

Wednesday, October 30, 2019 @ 8:26 AM

FEDERAL INCOME TAX - Notice of Appeal - Striking out a pleading

Appeals by 14 members of a partnership from a Tax Court decision striking their notices of appeal. ... [read more]

Tuesday, October 29, 2019 @ 12:30 PM

Late filing of form T1135 in Moore v. The Queen Hands filling out form

Canadian residents, which include corporations and individuals, as well as certain partnerships or trusts that own specified foreign property (SFP) that has a cost of over $100,000 at any time during the year, must complete form T1135, the Foreign Income Verification Statement. ... [read more]

Tuesday, October 29, 2019 @ 12:20 PM

Clément Gascon reflects on 5 years at SCC; says access to justice ‘huge challenge’ for bar, bench TLD Exclusive

Lawyers could face mandatory pro bono obligations if they don’t rise to the “huge challenge” of facilitating civil access to justice for Canadians who can’t afford their services, newly retired Supreme Court of Canada Justice Clément Gascon tells The Lawyer’s Daily. ... [read more]

Tuesday, October 29, 2019 @ 8:13 AM

REAL PROPERTY TAX - Collection and enforcement

Appeal by a homeowner from refusal of relief against the City during municipal tax enforcement proceedings. ... [read more]

Monday, October 28, 2019 @ 1:50 PM

Robins Appleby adds partner and associates

Business law firm Robins Appleby is welcoming one new partner and four associates to the firm. ... [read more]

Monday, October 28, 2019 @ 8:23 AM

GOODS AND SERVICES TAX (GST) - Tax Court of Canada - Motions - Admissions

Motion by the appellant Georgeson Shareholder Communication Canada Inc. (Georgeson) for judgment allowing its appeal and vacating the assessments made by the Minister of National Revenue. ... [read more]

Wednesday, October 23, 2019 @ 9:30 AM

Digital estate myth #3: Digital executor solves the problem digital_things_sm

Digital assets remain one of the least understood aspects of estate planning and estate administration. ... [read more]

Tuesday, October 22, 2019 @ 9:05 AM

SCC’s Gascon encourages lawyers and judges to talk openly about anxiety, depression Exclusive

Judges of the Supreme Court of Canada are legal icons, so it’s easy to forget that they are human beings and struggle with the same afflictions as the rest of us. That’s why retired Justice Clément Gascon’s decision to reveal that he lives with anxiety and depression has been so salutary for the legal profession’s awareness of, and efforts to destigmatize, the mental health challenges so many lawyers and judges face. ... [read more]

Monday, October 21, 2019 @ 9:51 AM

FINANCE - Taxation - Non-assessable property

Appeal by the Assessment Management Agency from a decision of the Assessment Appeals Committee determining that certain oil storage tanks and chemical storage tanks owned by the respondent Husky Energy, were resource production equipment associated with non-producing oil wells and therefore not subject to assessment for the 2017 assessment year. ... [read more]