Tag: Estate Planning

End of Life Decisions: What is Next for MAiD in 2024

You want to know more about end-of-life decisions. Medical Assistance in Dying (MAiD) was illegal under Canada’s Criminal Code. It was considered homicide or assisted suicide. In 2014, Quebec introduced an Act respecting end-of-life care. In 2015, the Supreme Court of Canada in the Carter decision held…
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Discover More about the Season of Giving

Here is an invitation to all financial advisors. You may need to advise clients about charitable gift giving throughout the year. I hope you can join me on Tuesday, November 30 from 12:00 – 1:00 p.m. St. Joseph’s Health Centre Foundation will hold a virtual networking and…
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How MrWills.com Was Born

MrWills.com was born in 1997 after the first Ontario Make a Will Week campaign. I was founding chair of this Ontario program that ran November 17–23, 1997. Lawyers across Ontario were involved. At that time, only 39.8% of adult Ontario residents had a lawyer-prepared will (Decima Research,…
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How Can Wills be Made in the Future?

Can you make your will with Alexa or Siri? Artificial intelligence may take over our lives. Voice activated search may eliminate smart phones and keyboards. Voice activated technology has already intruded our privacy and homes. The answer is ‘No’ to electronically signing wills when it comes to…
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Can You Dictate Your Last Will with Google?

You are brushing your teeth in the morning when it happens. You recall your daughter, Sandra, did not call you on your birthday yesterday. Your blood begins to boil. AGAIN. You know this may be petty. But despite your attempts to control your parental anger, you say…
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