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What are OSAP affidavits, and how are they used?

What are OSAP affidavits, and how are they used? Many of you will soon apply for financial assistance for your university studies. Many of you will need to prove certain elements of your life and financial situation, such as your marital or financial status. With this, you will need to work on and submit an [...]

Virtual Witnessing and Execution of Documents in British Columbia: Notary Pro’s Secure Remote Notary Service

Virtual Witnessing and Execution of Documents in British Columbia: Notary Pro’s Secure Remote Notary Service As of May 20, 2020, the Provincial Government of British Columbia issued two emergency orders that permit the virtual witnessing of Wills and Powers of Attorney via remote online notary services. As Canada’s first online notary public and commissioner service, [...]

Are remote online notary services legal and valid across Canada and globally?

Are remote online notary services legal and valid across Canada and globally? Clients often ask whether remote online notary services will be valid in their province or state. The answer is: yes, however it depends on: whether the recipient of your document will accept an electronically signed ("e-signed") document, and what the provincial laws state [...]

Notary Pro expands notary public services in Mississauga

Notary Pro expands notary services in Mississauga. Notary Pro is proud to announce that a new notary location has joined the network, as of May 7th. Notary Pro will now have a presence in Mississauga, on Ridgeway Drive. The office location is well located at 3075 Ridgeway Drive Unit 32, and about 30 minutes from [...]

What is a remote online notary public?

What is a remote online notary public? Remote online notary public services allow you to electronically sign your documents while on an online video call with an Ontario notary public. The Ontario Electronic Commerce Act establishes that electronic signatures are valid legal signatures on documents. The only exceptions are on Wills, Powers of Attorney, Trusts, and [...]

Why do I need an affidavit of execution for my Will or power of attorney?

Why do I need an affidavit of execution for my Will or power of attorney? An Affidavit of Execution is a notarized document which is signed by the person who witnessed your Last Will and Testament or Power of Attorney, and then notarized by a licensed lawyer and notary from the Law Society of Ontario. [...]

Ontario allows notaries to witness Wills remotely

Ontario allows lawyers and notaries to witness Wills remotely Notary Pro offers Canada's first online Will notarization service The Ontario government will now allow legal professionals such as notary publics to witness the signing of Last Will and Testaments and Powers of Attorney through online video platforms, such as the video service provided by Notary [...]

Power of Attorney Virtual Witnessing via Video

How do I sign a Power of Attorney via online video? Book Your Online Notarization Up until very recently, Power of Attorneys were required to be signed and witnessed in-person. Due to the COVID outbreak, as of April 2020, the Ontario Ministry of the Attorney General is now permitting lawyers and notaries to virtually witness [...]

Online Notary Public Canada

Online Notary Public Canada Book Your Online Notarization Notary Pro is proud to offer Canada's first online notary public service through a secure video e-signature platform that is fast, easy and available to all Canadians. Simply upload your documents while booking an appointment with Notary Pro, and have notarized documents back in your inbox within [...]

Why choose online notary signing services?

Why choose online notary signing services? Book your appointment Making digital signing convenient for you As we all adjust to the new reality of social distancing, we realize that nothing can truly replace face-to-face service. But with new challenges, emerge new opportunities, available from the comfort and safety of our homes. When it comes to [...]