Posts By: Kelly Bird

Could Jamaica be the answer to Canada’s cannabis shortage?

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Some might argue that the marijuana leaf is to Jamaica what the maple leaf is to Canada. Through centuries of history, cannabis has been woven into Jamaican culture. And since the plant was legalized for medical use in 2015, many Jamaican companies have been eagerly awaiting the opportunity to grow the business sector, including a ….

#NexiaDay2019: Zeifmans raises $20,000 for Jack.org

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At Zeifmans, we strive to make a positive, everlasting impression with our clients, our employees, and our local community. That’s why we’re proud to support Jack.org, Canada’s only charity training and empowering young leaders to revolutionize mental health in every province and territory. We are pleased to share that on Thursday, July 25, 2019 Zeifmans ….

The Canadian cannabis industry’s new era of compliance

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The Canadian cannabis industry has arrived at an impressive level of financial success following a sometimes rocky road to recreational legalization. In just a handful of years, we’ve seen the use of cannabis go from social taboo to widely accepted, and the cultivation and sale of the plant go from shady criminal pastime to one ….

Recent tax and regulatory changes impacting Canadian real estate market

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In recent months, a number of tax and regulatory changes have taken place which impact the Canadian real estate market. Some of these changes have the potential to be highly beneficial to Canadians, others present challenges, and some simply require pause for consideration. As trusted business advisors, the team at Zeifmans remains continually informed so ….

Health Canada’s new cannabis licensing process

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Last year’s full legalization of cannabis in Canada opened the door for an already growing industry to gain further momentum. But the country’s cannabis producers have experienced challenges as the government continues to evolve the licensing process. Health Canada has stated the intention of encouraging both large and small cannabis producers, but many are criticizing ….

4 reasons why your family business needs a succession plan advisor

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58% of business owners do not have a succession plan[1]. Can you guess what the single biggest reason is for setting aside that task? 78% of respondents say that they’ve neglected developing a formal succession plan because they enjoy their work too much to think about retiring! It’s a heartening statistic, and a testament to ….