Cyber Security vs. Ransomware

Sep 21, 2021 07:00 AM Pacific Daylight Time - Sep 21, 2021 08:00 AM Pacific Daylight Time
745 Thurlow St, 20th Floor, Vancouver, BC Vancouver, British Columbia

Sophisticated hackers exploit weaknesses for maximum payoff. Their tactics have shifted from large to smaller companies. Anyone could be vulnerable – high net-worth families, business owners, charities - anyone.

I am fortunate to host Adam Evans, RBC’s Chief Information Security Officer, as we explore the world of hacking and security. Adam will discuss how security breaches can impact you and your organization. More importantly, he will also share ideas on how to prevent hackers from entering your world.

Join me as I host Adam in this call that could help protect you and your organization from potentially devastating breaches.


COVID-19 pivot for not-for-profits: Repositioning in challenging times

Feb 23, 2021 10:00 AM Pacific Standard Time - Feb 23, 2021 11:00 AM Pacific Standard Time
745 Thurlow St, 20th Floor, Vancouver, BC Vancouver, British Columbia

Has Covid 19 impacted your Not for Profit organization?  Has revenue been affected?  Have you had to cut costs, or programs?  Can you ride out the storm until “normalcy” returns?  Are you looking for new ideas to reposition your organization?


Join us in a panel discussion where we’ll review many challenges experienced by NFPs.  As finance and legal professionals working within the NFP sector, we’ve seen the challenges, and helped with solutions. 

We’ll share ideas that could help NFPs reposition themselves, while also remaining within the legal parameters of their charter. 

It’s a challenging time for many NFPs – join us as we discuss ideas that could help your organization pivot into a new future.

Owning U.S. Property Tax and Planning Strategies

Feb 02, 2021 10:00 AM Pacific Standard Time - Feb 02, 2021 11:00 AM Pacific Standard Time
745 Thurlow St, 20th Floor Vancouver, British Columbia

After our long Canadian winter lock-down, the lure of owning a getaway home in a warm US destination is compelling.  But beware Uncle Sam’s long reach for claiming taxes.


My guest speaker, Christine Muckle, a Principal with Legacy Tax + Trust Lawyers, helps families with cross border tax and planning strategies.  Christine will give us an overview of tax obligations when owning US property.  She will also review some strategies that can save considerable sums in taxes owed, allowing you to enjoy your dream home with fewer headaches or concerns for you and your family. 


In this call, we will also briefly touch on RBC Bank’s unique ability to allow Canadians to finance buying their US home, using their Canadian credit history.

Residential Real Estate in Vancouver – checking the vital signs

Dec 01, 2020 10:00 AM Pacific Standard Time - Dec 01, 2020 11:00 AM Pacific Standard Time
745 Thurlow Street 20th Floor Vancouver, British Columbia

Real estate is not just a home, for many it’s also an important
My guest speaker, Steve Saretsky is a Vancouver Realtor and author behind one of Vancouver’s
most popular Real Estate Blogs. Steve is widely considered a thought leader in the industry
with regular appearances on BNN, CBC, CKNW, and various media outlets. Steve’s dedication
to analyzing the stats, financial landscape, and policies affecting Vancouver Real Estate
has allowed him to build a successful business among the top 2% of Greater Vancouver
Realtors, while working with and providing advisory services to investment advisors, financial
institutions, policy makers and Real Estate developers.

U.S. Market Outlook: Post-Election Discussion

Nov 04, 2020 10:00 AM Pacific Standard Time - Nov 04, 2020 11:00 AM Pacific Standard Time
Location To Be Determined

One of the most hotly-contested U.S. elections in recent history will be decided on November 3. Join us for a discussion following the election for insights on what the results could mean for the economy, the financial markets, and your portfolio.