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Statistics show rising threats for drivers in British Columbia

On Behalf of Porter Ramsay LLP | Mar, 01, 2018 | Blog

Most drivers in British Columbia are aware of the many dangers presented on the roadways, and the majority exhibit extreme care while behind the wheel. Unfortunately, it appears that the level of danger for all motorists is on the rise. Following a significant spike in the number of road accidents in British Columbia in recent years, ICBC conducted an online survey early last year to get a better understanding of how the behaviour of drivers contributed to the 320,000 crashes in 2016. The ICBC conducted the survey in collaboration with a market researcher and questioned over 1,100 drivers — all... View Article

Retirees need to know where there’s a will, there’s a way

On Behalf of Porter Ramsay LLP | Nov, 29, 2017 | Blog

If you’re one of the 56 percent of Canadians who doesn’t have a will, you might want to give some serious consideration about drawing one up. With that statistic comes another that experts view as rather disturbing — the fact that 25 percent of the nation’s baby boomers have not given formal consideration about taking care of aging family members. It might be even more prudent for you to have a will if you’re of retirement age, while you’re still young enough to make some important decisions in your life for yourself and for the benefit of your loved ones.... View Article