Charity hockey game a hit

On December 21, Neil McNeil C.H.S. took on Malvern C.I. at Ted Reeve Arena in their third annual charity hockey game. The two teams battled it out on the ice, showing their speed and agility as they sailed past the cheering crowds. Ultimately, Malvern C.I. came out on top with a final score of 5-3, […]

Hale plays Wimbledon champ for charity

Sometimes when you lose, you win. Local tennis pro Karl Hale discovered that after playing two tough sets against Wimbledon champion Marion Bartoli in Jamaica last month. The benefit match raised over $20,000 for Hale’s Helping Hands Jamaica Foundation, which will build five new schools for kindergarten-age students across the island this summer. Bartoli, who […]

Charities offer a way for a will

A resolution for the New Year that you may have considered is making your will. Depending on your estate, there may be an enormous cost to passing without one. Your estate may be burdened with legal expenses and court fees for appointments of executors. There may be uncertainty and disagreement between possible beneficiaries exacting a […]

Beat the taxman and feel good next April

How much did you hand over to the taxman on April 30? Well here’s a simple tip: the more you give to charity, the less you give to Canada Revenue Agency. In fact, tax incentives for charitable giving in Canada are among the most generous in the world. Most accountants would argue that making a […]