A.S. Matheson Elementary Donation

Dec 17, 2020 |Jason Fields & Curtis Grainger
We always look forward to giving back to the community, especially during the holidays. While we were not able to do the same style family sponsoring as last year with our entire branch, we were able to run an incredible team donation drive. Our branch...
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Planning for a possible increase to the capital gains inclusion rate

Dec 04, 2020 |Jason Fields & Curtis Grainger
Increased government spending has been essential in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. However, this may mean that governments will need to find a way to boost revenues. They can indirectly raise revenues by boosting economic activity, income, and wealth...
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Supporting my Adult Kids is Impacting my Retirement Plan!

Nov 24, 2020 |Jason Fields & Curtis Grainger
A recent RBC Family Finances poll shows that more than 9 in 10 parents are financially supporting their adult children, and the COVID-19 pandemic has only intensified this trend. If this sounds familiar, you may be wondering how you can find balance between...
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Movember Week 3 Update

Nov 19, 2020 |Jason Fields & Curtis Grainger
Day 20 and my moustache is coming in nicely, I am definitely not winning any awards for it but it has been a good conversation starter with both friends and strangers. I am still blown away by the generosity of everyone, I have now raised almost $2,000...
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What Will a Biden Administration Mean for Canada?

Nov 10, 2020 |Jason Fields & Curtis Grainger
President-elect Joe Biden will likely have to work with a Republican-controlled Senate when his administration takes over early next year, although runoff elections in Georgia in January could still deliver a majority to the Democrats. The extent to which...
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Movember Participation

Nov 02, 2020 |Jason Fields & Curtis Grainger
This year Curtis is participating in Movember. Throughout the month of November Curtis will be growing out his moustache to raise money and awareness about Men’s Mental Health, Prostate Cancer & Testicular Cancer. Each year Curtis has made it a focus...
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Canada Post says start Christmas shopping now to avoid delivery delays

Oct 14, 2020 |Jason Fields & Curtis Grainger
It’s still early October, but Canada Post is already advising people to plan ahead when it comes to their Christmas shopping this year – particularly if they plan to do it online. Click here to read more.
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Liberals' 2021 single-use plastic ban includes grocery bags, takeout containers

Oct 08, 2020 |Jason Fields & Curtis Grainger
The end is coming for plastic grocery bags, straws and cutlery after the federal government announced on Wednesday which single-use plastics will be covered by a national ban coming into effect next year. Have a look at this article to find out more.
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A Fact-Checker's Guide to Misinformation

Sep 30, 2020 |Curtis Grainger & Jason Fields
With so many big events occurring through the end of 2020, COVID-19 Developments, BC Provincial Election, US Federal Election just to name a few, it has never been more important to make sure you are getting the correct information. This article by Mary...
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Introducing Metro Matters: B.C. election edition

Sep 23, 2020 |Jason Fields & Curtis Grainger
Ready or not — it's happening. After weeks of speculation, British Columbians now know they'll be heading to the polls Oct. 24, for a snap election in an already head-spinning year. This election campaign is going to look different — for voters, for reporters...
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