Blog

Coldplay, the Gap and the Gain

“The way to measure your progress is backward against where you started, not against your ideal.” - Dan Sullivan

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Forest Gump, “Some Kind of Farmer” and Unique Ability

We all have a kind of genius, and we spend our lives looking for it. Some find it earlier than others. When you do find yours, make the most of it.

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Sum of All Fears, Looking Back and Decisions

Once you have made a decision, there is no point in looking back. Make the decision the right one.

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The Micro, the Macro and Lessons Learned

Sometimes it is in the hardest of times that we gain much. It is through challenges that we learn creativity and resilience.

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Canada Day, Give Me a Place to Stand and High Aspirations

“Give us a place to stand, and a place to grow.”

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News

How to Compensate the Next Generation

Article by Jackie Clark as printed in Better Farming, April 2020

Transparent expectations and plans are essential to ensure fairness for all family members.

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Canada Emergency Response Benefit (CERB)

The Emergency Care Benefit and the Emergency Support Benefit have been merged into the Canada Emergency Response Benefit (CERB).

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Pass the Test

Article by Helen Lammers-Helps as printed in Country Guide, March 3, 2020

The next generation wants to take over the farm. How can you be sure they're ready?


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Are You a U.S. Citizen Living in Canada?

If you answered yes to the above question, there are a few things you should know about how the U.S. taxes individuals.

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Are you a Canadian Resident selling a U.S. Property?

If so, you should be aware of the U.S. Foreign Investment in Real Property Tax Act (FIRPTA). FIRPTA generally requires the purchaser, or their agent, to withhold a percentage of the gross selling...

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