Issuing shares? Better make sure they are paid for.

December 16, 2016

Pursuant to the corporate law in Ontario, British Columbia and Canada (and potentially other jurisdictions), a share in the capital of a corporation cannot be issued until the shares are […]

Lifetime capital gains exemption will increase as of January 1, 2017

December 7, 2016

Effective January 1, 2017, the lifetime capital gains exemption will increase to $835,716. As a result, every Canadian resident individual who disposes of qualifying small business corporation shares in 2017 […]

Ottawa’s fall economic statement promises to help businesses attract global talent

November 2, 2016

On Tuesday, Federal Finance Minister Bill Morneau delivered the fall economic statement in the House of Commons. The The government says the adoption of a Global Skills Strategy will make […]

Canada’s top 10 trusted brands

September 23, 2016

Word of mouth advertising is a powerful thing. Data from Nielsen finds that 92 percent of consumers believe recommendations from friends and family over all form of advertising. A key […]

Ottawa business advisors: join us on October 4

September 22, 2016

Are you an accountant, wealth advisor, insurance agent or other advisor whose clients sometimes have legal questions? LaBarge Weinstein is happy to give a legal overview to advisors so that […]

PEI HST rate to increase on October 1

September 21, 2016

On October 1, 2016, the Harmonized Sales Tax (HST) in Prince Edward Island will increase by one percent to 15 percent. The increase was announced in the annual budget speech […]

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