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Nova Scotia unveils changes to financial hardship unlocking – financial institutions to receive applications starting July 1, 2021
Dante Manna with the assistance of Kali Robertson (summer student) The Nova Scotia Government recently released regulations reassigning the authority for administering financial hardship unlocking in the province. Effective July 1, 2021, individuals will apply directly to their financial institution for approval to withdraw money from a locked-in retirement account (“LIRA”) or life income fund (“LIF”)…
Brittany Trafford The Canadian borders have been restricted for over a year now and many families have struggled with being separated. Throughout 2020 and early 2021 restrictions have fluctuated as the federal government tried to balance their recognition of the importance of family reunification, with the risks of the pandemic. After many months missing immediate…