Scott Walker was a hard working hockey player who played for a number of teams during a 15 year career that included Vancouver, Nashville, Carolina and Washington. The Cambridge, Ont. native played 829 games totaling 397 points. Walker was the...

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What was your first year like moving to another country? For Marc Trestman coach of the Montreal Alouettes, it was his first opportunity to travel across Canada and experience living in Old Montreal. It also included winning the CFL Outstanding coach...

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Steve Keogh, the Director of Communications for the Canadian Olympic Committee (COC) is a veteran of 5 Olympic Games and as far as he's concerned, he's never seen the type of public support that Vancouver has shown in the 2010...

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In today's Global economy, the ability to provide a broadband infrastructure is essential to driving innovation, adaptability and the enhancement of skills. The Province of New Brunswick, has excelled in building a broadband economy and recently had the cities of Fredericton...

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A client of mine recently made the move from Canada to sunny Los Angeles.When I asked him if he left anything behind in Canada, he answered "just the snow".Well, as it turns out, my client didn't just leave the snow...

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What if you are a Canadian resident who receives US Social Security benefits? Let's take the case of our reverse snowbird Emily, a Canadian citizen who has been living and working in the US for the last 30 years and...

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So your favorite Uncle Sam died in California and he named you as the beneficiary of his traditional IRA. You are a Canadian resident and the only time you spend in the United States is two weeks a year in...

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A while back, we published a newsletter on deducting 401(K) contributions for purposes of Canadian taxation. Now we turn our attention to whether or not contributions to an RRSP are deductible for purposes of US taxation. Praneil is a dual...

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Author:  Don't Just Retire -- Live It, Love It! All of us were meant to be happy and successful.  Life is more than a two-week vacation once a year.  It is, and can be, exactly what you want it to...

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Canada's public pension program is an important income source for Canadians and Canadian expats. Notably, it supports a modest level of income for those who are eligible. The two-part program is comprised of Old Age Security (OAS) and the Canadian...

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We recently received a call from a client in Canada who invested in a California LLC and was issued a K-1 from the LLC. Our client is a Canadian resident and citizen only, is not a green card holder or...

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When moving between Canada and the USA, there are common challenges that individuals often face. Aside from the practical aspects of the move, there are also tax and financial considerations to assess. In particular, you may have accumulated savings in...

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The United States has long been a haven for retirees.  For some Canadians, 6 months in the US and 6 months outside of the US is a perfect mix.  For others, the goal is to move permanently to the US for the retirement years.  Unfortunately, US immigration laws often do not...

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https://youtu.be/nu0ChDqikks Hockey for Huggies Some mothers face having to clean out and reuse soiled diapers or have to choose between diapers and other basic needs like food. HUGGIES® recently conducted a study that found 1 in 3 American moms and...

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With the New Year upon us, thoughts often turn to New Year's resolutions. At the top of list of resolutions is generally to improve one's health or fitness level. We start with good intentions, but then life gets in the way...

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Hockey players are good guys. Team players, competitors who are down to earth athletes. That's what the folks for the award winning reality show "The Amazing Race" must have been thinking when they wanted a hockey player for their most...

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Former NHL'er, Serge Payer is now a Hockey Agent and Starts Guillian-Barre Syndrome Foundation Growing up in Rockland, Ontario, a small town close to Ottawa, Serge Payer had a dream to play in the NHL one day. Like many hockey...

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Canadian, Sally Armstrong, is an Amnesty International award winner, a member of the Order of Canada, documentary filmmaker, teacher, author, human rights activist and a contributing editor of MacLean's magazine. For the past 12 years, she has reported on women's...

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