Donor Stories

A Message from the Chairs

Aimée Lindenberger Co-ChairCanadian Association of Gift Planners Greater Vancouver Chapter Jane WestheuserCo-ChairCanadian Association of Gift Planners Greater Vancouver Chapter Mike ToddChairLeave a Legacy Committee Greater Vancouver Is there a bright side to the COVID-19 pandemic? Is it possible that in this time where much of the busy-ness of day-to-day life has fallen to the wayside, […]

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Clark Wilson LLP Article

The Benefits of including a charitable gift in your Will Zachary RogersEstates & Trust LawyerClark Wilson LLP With all that is going on in the world, you may not be surprised to learn of a surge of people looking to update their estate plans or create a Will for the first time. If you have […]

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BC Children’s Hospital Foundation Donor Story

Helping each other Hilary BeardDirector, Gift & Estate PlanningBC Children’s Hospital Foundation You are our champions of child health and we take great comfort in knowing that because of your tremendous compassion and generosity, BC Children’s Hospital is providing your children and grandchildren with the best possible care. Thank you! The health and well-being of […]

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Canuck Place Children’s Hospice Donor Story

A legacy gift that will carry on Lisa PrattMarketing and Communications ManagerCanuck Place Children’s Hospice Valerie Cooper was a creature of habit. She loved her weekly routine working as a volunteer at Canuck Place Children’s Hospice and would often be seen toting around a bag with the inscription ‘Carry On’ – a testament perhaps to […]

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Scotia Wealth Management Article

Beware the “stealth” estate tax Dave Lee, CIM, CFP, FCSISenior Wealth AdvisorScotia Wealth Management No one likes having to pay more tax, least of all when considering one’s own estate plan. While in Canada, we do not officially have an “Estate Tax,” the amount of tax that the federal and provincial governments collect from the […]

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