Many Canadians do not have powers of attorney in place – but what about those that do? Are these powers of attorney drafted in such a way that financial institutions will accept them? At least in the attached article the grantors still had capacity and could take steps to fix the issues. The most difficult…

What a tough situation – could you “pull the plug” on your husband if you knew he wouldn’t want you to? Whether there’s a written Power of Attorney for Personal Care or not? http://www.thestar.com/news/canada/article/1274426–a-wife-wants-her-husband-kept-alive-at-all-costs

Hopefully doctors will receive some much-needed guidelines from the Supreme Court: http://m.theglobeandmail.com/life/health-and-fitness/supreme-court-to-hear-rasouli-end-of-life-case/article554854/?service=mobile

Some life lessons from people who really should know better….or at least their advisors should! http://www.forbes.com/sites/trialandheirs/2012/01/24/etta-james-others-remind-of-need-for-estate-planning-in-2012/

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