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The best kind of 6 Pack, the Impact 6 Pack: Apply Today!

Only Three Spots Left!! Sign up Now by Kristy O’Leary, Cove’s Director of Impact “The goal is not to be perfect by the end, the goal is to be better today.” ~ Simon Sinek It’s that time again! Cove Continuity Advisors is delivering our fourth cohort of the Impact 6 Pack program. Powered by the […]

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Connecting Community to Opportunity Through Impact Investing

Recently I sat down with Brian Smith, CEO of Rhiza Capital, Co-Founder and owner of Persephone Brewing (both fellow B Corps) to discuss how investing in local, forward-thinking businesses can deliver strong returns. Bernie: So, why would you step down from a successful and growing craft brewery to start an impact venture fund? Brian: There’s […]

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Benefit Company Legislation in the News

Last Wednesday afternoon, May 15, 2019, just after the Benefit Company legislation passed in the Legislature, I felt a giant sense of elation and relief. Shortly afterwards I got a call from Andrew MacLeod, the Legislative Bureau Chief at one of my favourite publications, The Tyee. He was asking about the legislation and my involvement in […]

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British Columbia gets Benefit Company legislation

BC makes history and passes Benefit Company legislation, a first in the Commonwealth to pass such legislation. In October of 2017, while attending our first B Corp Global Champions retreat, I met Jonathan Storper, the lawyer who drafted the California version of Benefit Corporation legislation. He inspired me to want to try and make Benefit […]

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You’ve Received an Unsolicited Offer for Your Company — Now What?

Written by Chris Larmer & Brent Cunningham REPRINTED WITH PERMISSION We’re seeing it happen more and more recently, a strategic buyer or a private equity group directly contacts the owner of a business and wants to buy their company. For many business owners, this seems like a dream come true. They think “a company that […]

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The Canadian Food Guide: Tips for a Long & Healthy Life

Goodbye rainbow of food groups, hello mindful eating. The Canadian Food Guide that many recognize as a rainbow of food groups was published in 2007 and finally received a highly anticipated makeover in January of 2019. The changes have been called “historic” and “extremely positive” by many scientists. So, What’s Changed? The Canadian Food Guide now […]

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Benefit Company Legislation Update

Media Release B.C. Greens introduce legislation to support companies pursuing environmental and social goals For immediate release April 10, 2019 VICTORIA, B.C. – The B.C. Green caucus introduced legislation today to provide a legal framework for B.C. businesses committed to pursuing social and environmental goals to incorporate as benefit companies under the Business Corporations Act. […]

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Unknown and Often Unused Tax Shelter

The Unknown and Often Unused Tax Shelter So much of our collective planning effort, whether from our accountant, lawyer, investment advisor or financial planner focuses on gaining tax advantages wherever possible. As insurance advisors we are constantly asked by clients to help improve their financial situation mainly through the optimization of tax results.  For these […]

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Insuring Your Estate For Capital Gains Tax

Most of us build our wealth with the intention of not losing it. We earn money, spend it, invest it, save it, and give it away with the intention that it provides us with its intended purpose.  It is a proven psychological behaviour that the fear of losing what we already have is a more […]

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Reflections of Cove 2018

Every year, when this time of year rolls around, I am amazed at the speed of time. The last 12 months have been exciting and maybe even a little stressful. I won’t lie—change and progress requires that we adjust to a new normal and let go of old attitudes, processes, and habits. Sometimes (most of […]

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Cove is growing and we would love your help!

We are excited. We found the prefect person for this role. I look forward to introducing her to you once she officially starts in January Impact Planner Opportunity – We help companies respond to the most pressing social and environmental problems of our time. We also offer a top salary, participation in revenue sharing, and […]

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Cove Wins Business Of The Year!

Exciting news alert! We are beyond pleased, and with hearts full of gratitude, to announce that Cove Continuity Advisors Inc. was recently awarded the Business of The Year award for 2018 by the North Vancouver Chamber of Commerce! The Chamber represents both the District and City of North Vancouver, making the awards a positive, collaborative […]

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Saving Lives That Matter

Saving our Southern Resident Killer Whales The Kinder Morgan pipeline expansion has people passionately divided, but outside of the For/Against debate, there’s one voice that needed to be most heard: that of the Southern Resident Killer Whales (SRKW). They are in danger, and it was their voice that convinced the court to reconsider the Trans […]

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Impact 6 Pack Workshops

Vancouver Economic Commission (VEC) partners with Cove Continuity Advisors Inc. and the Business Development Bank of Canada (BDC) to help build the new economy. In partnership with BDC and Cove Continuity Advisors, the Vancouver Economic Commission (VEC) is proud to present the Impact 6 Pack Fall 2018 program. This program appeals to entrepreneurs and established […]

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