The You First Blog

On Wednesday, Members of Parliament voted on a Conservative motion intended to create a special committee to probe the government’s ethics and its spending through the pandemic. Prime Minister Trudeau countered with his own proposal for a more narrowly-mandated ethics committee into the government’s COVID-19 spending only; however, he also stated on Tuesday that Canadians… Read More

Please note that our office will be closed on Monday, October 12, 2020, for Thanksgiving Day.  We will resume regular business hours on Tuesday, October 13. Happy Thanksgiving to all of you! Applications for the Canada Recovery Benefit open on Monday The Canada.ca website has now been updated with all application details for the Canada… Read More

After reported rumours of President Trump’s positive COVID test were confirmed, Myles Zyblock – Chief Investment Strategist at Dynamic Funds – offered his commentary on the situation: President Trump and his wife have tested positive for SARS-CoV-2 according to an official statement from, Physician to the President, Sean Conley. Both Melania and the President are… Read More

In late-July, the CRA payment deadline was re-extended by one month from September 1st to September 30th for those who either have a balance owing on their 2019 tax return, or who have to make 2020 instalments. CRA said that it will not charge penalties or interest if payments are made by the extended deadline of September… Read More

(Full commentary courtesy of Myles Zyblock, Chief Investment Strategist, Dynamic Funds) Market Update: Addressing the Volatility This year’s leadership stocks having been aggressively sold over the past couple of days. Communications Services, Consumer Discretionary and, most notably, Technology have been leading the way down. The S&P 500 has been caught in this downdraft given that… Read More