The Capital Partner

PERSPECTIVES ON BUSINESS & FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT

Published by Gordon Wiebe of Stanley Gordon Financial Management

  • Justice Mahmud Jamal Welcomed Onto the S.C.C.
  • Capital Comment – “Does Anyone Remember Duty? Honour? Service?”
  • CD Howe Institute: We Can Do Better With End of Life Care
  • Interview with Professor Moshe A. Milevsky – “Master Retirement Quant”
  • Book Review – “Dangerous Opportunities: The Future… by Stephanie Ben-Ishai
  • Let’s Make a Deal – “How to Take the IF Out of Your RRIF”
  • JP Morgan Study on Investors Approaching Retirement
  • Capital Comment – “When the Law Lifts & Separates”
  • Interview: Economist David Bond, PhD – “Shaken Not Stirred…”
  • Guest Column by David Smith & Raphael Leitz – “Charitable Pledges…”
  • A Thanksgiving Strategy for Parents of Modest Means
  • Business Briefs – Enbridge Opens Line 3/ CN responds to Claims…

  • Health & Safety Remain Focus for New School Year
  • Alberta Setting Up Students for Financial Success
  • Capital Comment – “Go Grade Hound, Leaving the Learning to Us”
  • Interview: Chantelle Desrosiers – “On the Business of Education”
  • Guest Column by Nadia Rowe & Michael Larsen – “Tell Me Why?”
  • Two Strategies to Use When Saving for Post Secondary & Beyond
  • Curmudgeon Bean Counter Offers Candid Account of Tax Rules:
    • The Grumpy Accountant by Neal Winokur
  • Business Briefs, Earnings Updates & Annuity Rates

  • BC Single Financial Regulator (inc. Real Estate) Starts August 1st
  • Capital Comment -“Lingering Legacies of Lotus Land & Rider Pride”
  • Interview: Dan Albas, MP – “Promoting Free Trade in Canada”
  • Guest Column by James Jacuta – Millions Go Unclaimed in BC
  • How a Saskatchewan Dr. Saved His Retirement From Creditors
  • Recommended Summer Reading:
    • The Psychology of Money by Morgan Housel
    • An Economist Walks Into a Brothel by Alison Schrager
  • Business Briefs, Earnings Updates & Annuity Rates

  • Bill C-208 Receives Royal Assent
  • Capital Comment – “Happy Canada Day! A Day for the Generations”
  • Interview – Hardev Bains – “On Minding His Clients’ Businesses”
  • Column by Warren Buffett – On Reaching a Philanthropic Milestone
  • Appointments & Case Files
  • Jung vs. Poole
  • Calmusky vs. Calmusky


  • CPP Investments Net Assets Total $479 Billion at Fiscal Year End
  • Capital Comment – “Pitching to Shoeless Joe Jackson”
  • Column by Lawrence Herman – “A White House Missing in Action”
  • Column by David Bond – “Preparing for the Coming Grey Tsunami”
  • Interview – Frank Proto – “Natural Resources & the Middle Ground”
  • Business Briefs

  • Nation Bleeds Red Ink as Feds & Provincial Govt.’s Rack Up Deficits…
  • Capital Comment – “NO Chrystia, There is NO Santa Claus”
  • Interview – John Wordsworth – “He’s Got Your Back to Back…”
  • Rule of Law by Stanley RulePetrick vs. Petrick / Joint Accounts
  • BC Minister of Finance Selena Robinson Presents Fiscal 2021/2 Budget
  • Sample Annuity Rates

  • Small Businesses Mark One Year of COVID – Delayed Retirements, More Debt…
  • Capital Comment – “A Federal Budget? What a Great Idea”
  • Letter to Fed Gov’t from Canada Business Council by Goldy Hyder
  • Financial Optimism During Pandemic – RBC Poll
  • Business Briefs

Archived Issues


  • Why Hold Your TFSA With an Insurance Company?
  • RRSPS Now Exempt From Creditors… or Are They?
  • Capital Comment – “The View From the Sycamore Tree”
  • OWNERS, Test Your Knowledge – Small Business Quiz
  • Rule of Law by Stanley Rule – “Viberg vs. Viberg”/Old Wills
  • Guest Column by John Stumpf“The Future of Banking”
  • Who Needs A Will? The Hazards of Intestacy
  • RBC Poll Shows Home Buying Aspirations Still Strong

  • When a Small Business Changes Hands
  • The BC Election, Corporate Process & Shareholder Participation
  • When the Going Gets Tough, the Smart Stop to Consider Tax Implications
  • AIG CEO Edward Liddy Explains Bonuses to Employees
  • Rule of Law by Stanley Rule – “Transfers Between Spouses to Avoid Debt
  • Boomer Business Owners Likely to Delay Retirement According to RBC Poll
  • US Treasury Secretary Tim Geithner Address the Council on Foreign Relations


  • New Laws in BC on Wills, Estate & Succession
  • Capital Comment – “Grace Under Pressure – How a Business Owners Saved His Business & His Community”
  • Rule of Law by Stanley Rule – “Wilson vs. Heathcote”/Feuding Executors
  • President Obama Outlines His Economic Vision
  • Interview – “Just call him TRUST-worthy Tom Fellhauer

  • Challenges Remain as BCs Economy Begins to Stabilize
  • Capital Comment – “The Railroad Gates & Buffett’s Bet On BNSF”
  • BoC Governor Mark Carney on Monetary Policy & Canada
  • Think Like an Owner – Know the Company You Keep
  • Rule of Law by Stanley Rule – “Doucette v. McInnes”/JTWROS
  • Interview with Tom Fellhauer, “A Matter of Trust” pt. II

  • Canada Boasts Lowest Tax Rate in G7 on New Business Investment
  • Capital Comment – “The Perils of Cheap Money”
  • Guest Column by Bill Gross of PIMCO – “Anything But .01%”
  • Interview John Byland – “Growth Projections”
  • Rule of Law by Stanley Rule – “Smith vs. Smith”/Competing Estate Claims
  • Book Review – Too Big To Fail by Andrew Ross Sorkin
  • Business Briefs & Earnings Updates

  • “Elders Vulnerable to Fraud,” BC Securities Commission
  • Canada Boasts Lowest Tax Rate in G7 on New Business Investment
  • Capital Comment – “The Perils of Cheap Money”
  • Guest Column by Bill Gross of PIMCO – “Anything But .01%”
  • Interview John Byland – “Growth Projections”
  • Rule of Law by Stanley Rule – “Smith vs. Smith”/Competing Estate Claims
  • Book Review – Too Big To Fail by Andrew Ross Sorkin
  • Business Briefs & Earnings Updates

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