Partner Lucy Main and associate Lori Isaj, members of WeirFoulds’ Wills, Trusts & Estates Practice Group, were recently published in the Fall 2023 edition of Your Guide to Charitable Giving & […]
WeirFoulds lawyers published in Your Guide to Charitable Giving & Estate Planning Spring 2023 Edition
Partner Lucy Main and Associate Lori Isaj, members of WeirFoulds’ Wills, Trusts & Estates Practice Group, were recently published in the Spring 2023 edition of Your Guide to Charitable Giving […]
WeirFoulds is delighted to announce that Lucinda (Lucy) E. Main has joined the firm as a Partner and Co-Chair of our Wills, Trusts and Estates Group. Lucy has been repeatedly […]
WeirFoulds is a proud continued supporter of The Hospital for Sick Children (SickKids) in Toronto. Since 2005, the firm and its employees have made numerous donations, and initiated and participated […]
While the most common method of philanthropic giving is a gift of cash, Canadians should note other options for giving to charity both during their lifetimes and after death. Structuring […]
While making a Will may seem like a one-size-fits-all endeavour to many, customizing an estate plan is a delicate exercise, especially as life changes and circumstances evolve. For single people […]
Charities bring valuable perspectives to public discourse through their services to Canadians and interactions with the most vulnerable. These experiences are vital for the creation of public policy that builds […]
WeirFoulds is pleased to announce that Partner Emeritus, John McKellar, is the 2016 winner of the Ramon John Hnatyshyn Award for Voluntarism in the Performing Arts, an award given as part of the Governor General’s Awards for the Performing Arts (GGPAA). John is in Montreal today where the announcements of all the winners will be made.
Many Canadian companies with global operations are unacquainted with the risks of domestic tort litigation as a result of their business activities in foreign countries. While there has been increased […]
There are a myriad of statutes, regulations, rules, policies, and documents which govern the day-today activities of individuals, businesses, institutions, and other organizations operating throughout Canada and abroad. Watch the […]
The Ontario Not-for-Profit Corporations Act, 2010 (“ONPCA”) was passed by the Ontario Legislature and received Royal Assent on October 25, 2010 but it has not yet come into force. While […]
A trustee appointed under a Will must follow strictly the directions given in the Will. However, where the administration of a trust has become impractical by virtue of superseding events, the courts in Ontario can allow an exception to this rule.
A recent Tax Court of Canada decision confirms that not-for-profit organizations can adopt the good practices, efficiencies and activities of a well-run business without jeopardizing their tax-exempt status.