Show me the Money! A Beneficiary’s Guide to a Passing of Accounts
Are you concerned about how an estate trustee is managing the estate or trust of a loved one? You may be able to compel an accounting detailing the administration of that estate or trust by making an application to the...Read More
Are Licensed Insolvency Trustees Liable for Complying with Environmental Cleanup Orders?
The recent decision of the Supreme Court of Canada in Orphan Well Association v. Grant Thornton Ltd., 2019 SCC 5 clarified the extent of a licensed insolvency trustee's obligation when it comes to environmental cleanup obligations at least in the...Read More
Estate Trustee Involvement
Thinking about death and dying is distressing and unpleasant for many people. As such, it is not uncommon for individuals to delay or to refuse to make decisions about what will happen when they die. Unfortunately, absent major advances in...Read More
Passing of Accounts: Request for Further Notice
In my last blog, Passing of Accounts: New Rules, I listed a number of changes to the Rules of Civil Procedure, affecting Applications to Pass Accounts. In this blog I would like to focus on one of these changes: the...Read More