Can a beneficiary force an Executor/Trustee to make an interim distribution from an Estate?

Although it is an established tenant of estate administration law in British Columbia that an executor has their “executor’s year” before they must start distributing the estate, a recent decision from  the Supreme Court of British Columbia has…

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C3s coming at the end of July

The British Columbia Business Corporations Act has been amended to provide for Canadian Contribution Companies (“CCC’s”) or (“C3’s”) which will be able to be incorporated in British Columbia from July 29, 2013.  C3s, which are based on a…

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British Columbia PST Implementation Day

Today, April 1, 2013, is the official implementation day for the new Provincial Sales Tax ("PST"), and returns British Columbia to a two-tax PST and Goods and Services Tax ("GST") system. The province has now returned to a…

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