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Monday, December 11, 2017

Are You (Really) In A Common Law Relationship

BY: VALERIE DYE  In Canada persons in common law, relationships are given many of the same rights as married persons. One of the rights that...

Grandparents Can Save For Grandchildren RESP Too

BY: FAZAAD BACCHUS  Saving for your children’s education is a priority, for some people it may not be too difficult if you have a very good...

Land Survey – An Important Document to Request When Buying Property

BY: JAY BRIJPAUL  A homeowner in Toronto found out that almost 30% of the property he thought he owned belonged to the city. When he...

Change Makers

BY: COLLEEN LINDBERG I ask you today, “Are you a changemaker?” And maybe you ask yourself, “What does that actually mean?” A change maker is somebody in...

Equifax Was Hacked And Your Credit Information May Be Compromised

BY: JAY BRIJPAUL Equifax is one of Canada’s largest credit reporting agencies. It is a depository where consumers’ valuable information such as social insurance numbers,...

Relationships; Is It Time You Started Analyzing Your Role In Your Relationship? Part II

BY: SIMONE JENNIFER SMITH  Welcome Back To A Better Tomorrow! The only way to make a better tomorrow is to work on making a better today....

Providing For Beneficiaries In Blended Families – The Spousal Trust

BY: VALERIE DYE  In the last publication, I touched on the use of mutual wills to deal with issues affecting blended families. One of the...

How Does Harvey And Irma Affect Our Insurance Premiums?

BY: FAZAAD BACCHUS  What an awful time we have seen over the last three weeks. Three tropical storms starting off from the coast of Africa and churning...

Insurance – Do We Need It?

BY: ANDREW STEWART  Do we give insurance the proper respect it should have in our life or we do we just go on routinely having...

Moving Out Of The Jurisdiction? How Will This Affect Your Parenting Rights

BY: VALERIE DYE  Issues related to custody and access to children do not necessarily end once a final order is made in court. One instance...

Community News

Celebrating Canada’s Brilliant Minded Women

BY: KABRENA ROBINSON  Within different fields of work, there are various women who carry out important day to day tasks. Many contributing as educators, mentors,...

Canada Pledges $100M to Caribbean Reconstruction Efforts

BY: ALYSSA MAHADEO Tis the season of giving, and in light of events this year in the Caribbean many have been rallying together in efforts...

One Love Benefit Concert Held to Fundraise Hurricane Relief

BY: JELANI GRANT  In support of United Nations Children's Fund and Helping Hands’ Hurricane Disaster Relief Fund, a music concert was held at the Sony...

KIDS SWAG Brings Us Black Santa for the Holidays

BY: KABRENA ROBINSON  The holiday season has arrived, which means that you might already be planning what gift to get your loved ones but...

Dear Torontonians: Start Using The Official Black Wall Street App

BY: JELANI GRANT  The Official Black Wall Street digital platform now has an app that can be found in Android and Apple app stores. Though...