Heartbroken – 215 Children

Heartbroken cannot begin to describe how I feel about the 215 children found buried near the residential school in Kamloops. This tragedy magnifies the loss of culture, language, family, and dignity that these families endured. Generational trauma continues on in the descendents of those who survived. Every one of these children needs to be identified and returned to their families. #everychildmatters My cousin shared these support resources that [...]

2021-06-01T10:15:44-04:00May 31, 2021|Issues|

Capital Gains Tax on Primary Residences

Scotia urges against capital gains tax on primary residences - picture from BNNBLOOMBERG You may have noticed as I have that housing prices in Burlington have increased incredibly. On my street with modest family homes, the house prices have doubled in a matter of 8 years. It is hard to fathom how our children could afford to stay and purchase a home in the place where they were born and raised. [...]

2021-05-25T13:47:54-04:00May 24, 2021|Issues|

Small Business Transfers to Family Members

Bill C-208 – (transfer of small businesses or family farm or fishing corporation) Did you know that it was more expensive to sell a small business or farm to a family member than to a complete stranger? Conservative MP Larry Maguire for Brandon-Souris, tabled legislation, Bill C208 last fall to change this unfair tax burden, with the final vote taking place in the House this past week. Luckily with Conservative support and [...]

2021-05-25T13:47:12-04:00May 23, 2021|Issues|
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