Coldplay, the Gap and the Gain
“The way to measure your progress is backward against where you started, not against your ideal.” - Dan SullivanRead More
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.Read More
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.Read More
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.Read More
Canada Day, Give Me a Place to Stand and High Aspirations
“Give us a place to stand, and a place to grow.”Read More
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.Read More
Canada Emergency Response Benefit (CERB)
The Emergency Care Benefit and the Emergency Support Benefit have been merged into the Canada Emergency Response Benefit (CERB).Read More
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?
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.Read More
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...Read More