Entries by Scott McKenzie, Senior Vice President, CFA, CFP

Support for businesses expands as COVID crisis evolves

I recently wrote about government support programs for individuals and businesses in the ongoing COVID-19 crisis. Many readers found this article very helpful. But things are changing fast. Indeed, the scope, pace and costs of COVID-related government support programs in Canada all continue to expand as political leaders – in concert with medical experts – […]

Government of Canada COVID-19 financial support measures at a glance

The Canadian Government has taken swift action to help Canadians who are most vulnerable to financial setback a result of the COVID-19 situation. Here’s a quick reference guide to some of the more commonly sought after financial-related benefits that are available at this time. For a more inclusive list, or for more specific information on […]

How will the new federal government’s tax changes affect you?

While there have generally been good feelings surrounding the new Canadian government – a famous Canadian name, a younger, fresher outlook and an expectation of genuine change – those feelings may turn if and when a series of expected tax changes take effect. I am going to highlight some of the rumoured changes that might […]