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Picking up on our ongoing conversation about guardianship, I have little doubt that the law concerning adult guardianship in the Province is about to change. Landon Webb has challenged the…

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Does Nova Scotia’s guardianship legislation needs a MAJOR overhaul? Absolutely.

Is it appropriate to throw out the baby with the bathwater and remove the option of guardianship completely…

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I must admit that this was most definitely not what I had in mind for Part II of this series, as I had have no intention of making any further comment on Landon Webb’s personal situation, However,…

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Some might recall me occasionally mentioning that the reason A Primer on Special Needs and the Law has never had a blog roll is because I have never come across any Canadian legal blogs that I
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Oh, the irony.

Those who know me at all (or have been to any of my presentations) know how I feel about Nova Scotia’s guardianship legislation, the Incompetent Persons Act. To call it old or…

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I don’t recall ever asking my readers to sign a petition and, if I have, it would be very rare indeed. But there is a very important Petition directed to our Federal government up at Change.Org and I…

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Just a quick note to let you know that, for many of you, there’s no need to panic about the upcoming changes to the Income Tax Act concerning trusts and how they are taxed. Some of you might be aware…

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As I’ve noted before, although all kinds of links to all kinds of interesting information be found in the  sidebar, I have never had an official  blogroll at A Primer on Special Needs and…

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For some reason, a phrase my Mom used to use, “a lick and a promise”, seems to come to mind a lot lately. I am particularly fond of it when it comes to dusting, which truly seems to be a *chore* for…

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