Your Guide to the Application for Authorization and Statutory Declaration for the Parent of a Minor (IMM 0016)
2 March 2021
As of March 1, 2021, the Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) and the Canada Border Services Agency have launched the Application for Authorization and Statutory Declaration for the...
Quick Guide to the Statutory Declaration of Common-Law Union
24 February 2021
Citizenship and Immigration Canada (“CIC”) allows Canadian citizens and permanent residents to sponsor certain family members (including common-law partners) to come to Canada as part of their...
What Can I Expect When I Visit a Notary Public?
18 February 2021
When visiting a Notary Public, or a Notary Pro location, one can expect a certain process to get a document notarized or commissioned. present valid identification (a valid piece of government...
Do Wills Need to Be Notarized? What Is the Process to Notarize a Will for In-Person and Virtual Witnessing?
12 February 2021
A will is a legal document that sets out your wishes on how your estate should be taken care of and distributed after your passing. It takes into effect when you have passed. You are not legally...
Authentication & Legalization
Is a Canadian Notary Seal Recognized Outside of Canada?
5 February 2021
If you are doing business or travelling abroad and require notarized documents, it is up to you to verify their requirements. A Canadian notary seal may be recognized and accepted or you may...
Power of Attorney
Does a Power of Attorney Need to Be Notarized? Why and What is the Process?
14 January 2021
A power of attorney (“POA”) is a legal document in which you give one or more persons the authority to make decisions on your behalf should anything should happen to you and are no longer able to...
What Are the Advantages and Disadvantages of Remote Online Notarization?
4 January 2021
The Law Society of Ontario have recently changed some of its rules allowing remote online notarization. You can now meet a notary public safely and conveniently via online video to securely...
What are the Different Types of Powers of Attorney in Ontario
24 December 2020
A power of attorney is a legal document in which you give one or more persons the authority to make decisions on your behalf should anything should happen to you and are no longer able to look after...
Statutory Declaration of Progress Payment Distribution by Contractor or Subcontractor (CCDC 9A & 9B)
24 December 2020
What is a Statutory Declaration of Progress Payment Distribution by Contractor?
CCDC 9A/9B – is a Statutory Declaration of Progress Payment Distribution by Contractor or Subcontractor is a sworn...