Wise Law Blog: The Executor’s Roadmap – Part 1: Death and the Funeral

BY PAUL B. ADAM, ASSOCIATE LAWYER This series of articles will cover the many stages that an executor (now also known as an “Estate Trustee”) must pass through in managing the affairs of a deceased- from the immediate aftermath of death, to the final distribution of the Estate. Even if there are no legal challenges ...

Things Are Good: The Future of Green Burials Lies in the Past

The modern funeral industry took something that was natural and safe and converted it into a toxic-filled death. When people die we need to dispose of the body in an appropriate way to ensure diseases don’t spread, human civilizations have been doing this for millennia. However, in the past hundred years we have started taking ...

The Disaffected Lib: So Let’s Get this Straight

Steve Harper has $28-million to blow on 200-year old triumphalism for a war between Britain and the United States but he can’t come up with $5-million  year to cover the funeral costs of impoverished Canadian soldiers. Remember when that greaseball was the Canadian soldier’s Best Friend Forever, back when he could squeeze buckets of political ...