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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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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