In brief, the answer to this question may be summarized as follows:
If you are purchasing a house and putting a mortgage on the property, your mortgage lender will require that fire insurance is in place. Even if you are not placing a mortgage in connection with your purchase, you should ensure that you have obtained fire and liability insurance.
Did you know that over 60% of Canadians don't have a will?
The Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC) has imposed significant penalties on businesses for failing to comply with Canada’s Anti-Spam Legislation (CASL). The CRTC’s “enforcement approach” aims “to deter others who may be tempted to violate the law, so they understand what is required to comply and what the consequences are if they fail.” Last year, for example, Compu.Finder, a Quebec based company, was fined $1,100,000 for violating CASL.
If you’ve gone on a medical leave from work and you’ve run out of EI sick benefits and/or short-term disability benefits you should apply for long-term disability benefits if you have them (often through work). Ask your employer or insurer for the forms.
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The short answer is no. The “political activities” of Canadian charities and not-for-profit corporations are strictly regulated. The Income Tax Act
limits the amount of resources a registered charity can devote to political activities.
Being “doored” is a hazardous accident when a driver of a parked vehicle opens the door in the path of a cyclist. The cyclist, the bicycle or both are hit causing the rider to be knocked off the bike.