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Virtual Meetings

As we move into winter in most parts of North America, the ability to move around easily is reduced by snow storms and icy roads. In addition, many Canadians will flee the northern areas for Florida and Hawaii. This can have a big impact on your meeting attendance, particularly for board meetings. If meetings have […]

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How to Lose the Trust of Canadians

As of last Friday, Canada’s ethics commissioner has launched an investigation into our finance minister Bill Morneau. The same Bill Morneau who has been under fire for his tone-deaf comments about Canadian business owners. Apparently, a company that Bill still owns is going to benefit from legislation that is being passed in parliament. Earlier this […]

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Let’s Go Back to Nagging Our MP’s

Today is day 318 of 2017, which means there are 47 days left in the year. 47 days until the new TOSI rules come into effect. TOSI being what the cool kids call tax on split income. The day grows ever closer, but we do not have any guidance on how the rules will be […]

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Information or Learning?

How do we make sure that board members learn the policies they need to know? Providing the information about policies does not always mean that board members understand the implications or how to apply the policies. Conflict of interest is an example of where just reading policies might not be enough. Technology can help us […]

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Painless Financial Training Group Inc. with Debi Peverill

Understand Financial Stuff, Painlessly