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KEEL MAGAZINE

At Eastport, we aim to be your keel, as on a boat – your point of balance, giving you directional stability. We help you get beyond thinking of money as the deep and unpredictable water you’re in. With our knowledge as your ballast, money can be the body that buoys you, propelling your good and purpose-rich life.

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Succession Planning For Canadian Business Owners

Succession Planning For Canadian Business Owners

For owners of small businesses or for that matter family businesses, succession planning is of critical importance. The earlier one can start on a succession plan the more smoothly it can be implemented when the time comes for a change of ownership.

How Do You Setup a Foundation In Canada

How Do You Setup a Foundation In Canada?

Are you wondering how to set up a foundation, not-for-profit, or charitable organization in Canada? Well, you have landed at the right place!

In this article, we will take a look at what it takes to register a private foundation in Canada, how they differ from charitable organizations, and why they are beneficial for the overall economy.

Jonathan on The Perspective

The Perspective TV Show: Mike and Mitch speak with Jonathan regarding living a life of giving

Working with schools in underprivileged countries, missions that house displaced men, youth shelters and food drives for local families is just the tip of the iceberg for the JDWL Foundation.

Eastport Market and Economic Summary

Eastport Market and Economic Summary – July 2022

It was an eventful quarter. Lingering inflation, tightening central bank policy, high oil prices and geopolitical tensions were top of mind for investors. U.S., Canadian and global equities swung back and forth on market volatility, one moment bullishly coping and the next turning bearish, before ending Q2 in the doldrums.

Special Market & Economic Update

Special Market & Economic Update

We wanted to take a moment to share a special market and economic summary by our in-house CFA Charterholders, Matthew Jenkinson and Cy Korun, addressing the current market volatility and economic uncertainty.

April Market Insights

Market & Economic Summary – April 2022

The start to 2022 has been a volatile one. High inflation, rising interest rates and commodity prices, and geopolitical tensions with war are weighing on global economies, supply chains and consumers.

Eastport honoured by Teen Challenge

Eastport honoured by Teen Challenge

Eastport was honoured to be presented with this plaque from Teen Challenge commemorating our 6 years of support.

We, at Eastport, consider it our privilege to help Teen Challenge in the important work they do transforming lives by freeing people from their addictions.

Faytene TV

Jonathan on the Faytene Show: Navigating Our Current Economy

When it comes to our economy and market dynamics, Canadians have walked off their map these past months.

At times like this how do Canadians manage their daily expenses, and how do they prepare for the future? Join Faytene Grassesch in discussing the isssues with Jonathan.

Indian Garden Farms Hiking Trail

Completed Indian Garden Farms Hiking Trail

The Jonathan David Wayne Lewis Foundation in partnership with Glen, Marylin, and Matthew Hebb, have completed the Indian Garden Farms Hiking Trail, in Hebbville! The scenic trail is 5km round trip and is open to the public.

 Eastport has 12th Annual Turkey Drive

Eastport has 12th Annual Turkey Drive!

On Dec 17 we had our 12th annual turkey drive. Our biggest yet, since the need was so high this year. All made possible by the many many volunteers and donors. We were able to provide a turkey dinner to 700 families in the HRM, Bridgewater and surrounding areas.

Jonathan's "More than Money"

Jonathan's "More than Money" Book launched!

Jonathan had his official book launch of his 2nd book More Than Money at the Souls Harbour Mission Mart. 100% of the proceeds of the book go to the foundation which benefits all the amazing organizations we support.

October Market Insights

Market & Economic Summary – October 2021

U.S, Canadian and global equity markets started Q3 where Q2 ended, confidently charting a course forward. By the end of August, equities had notched a seventh straight month of gains, with the S&P 500 Index finishing near its all-time high and the TSX Composite Index on its longest winning streak in four years.

Market & Economic Summary – July 2021

Market & Economic Summary – July 2021

The global economy continued to recover in the second quarter helped by the rollout of COVID-19 vaccines, U.S. fiscal stimulus programs and supportive monetary policies from the Fed and other major central banks.

April Market Insights

Market & Economic Summary – April 2021

Markets in the first quarter of 2021 have been marked by ongoing volatility as the world recovers from the negative effect of the first waves of the COVID-19 pandemic.

CRA Insurance

True Insurance Value – CRA challenges Capitol dividend amount arising from insurance proceeds

By Kevin Wark

Most insurance advisors are familiar with the benefits of corporate-owned life insurance. To start, it may be "cheaper" to fund the premiums with after-tax corporate dollars rather than using personal funds.

 Eastport has 11th Annual Turkey Drive

Love reciprocated – Eastport has 11th Annual Turkey Drive!

Each year, our staff generously donate their time to organize the Annual Eastport Turkey Drive. It’s one of the ways we give back to the community, and this year, despite the added challenges of the COVID-19 pandemic, we raised $21,350.00 and bought 650 turkeys, sacks of potatoes, stuffing, bread, frozen vegetables, and dessert!

We are grateful for the following testimonials of our efforts, and to these organizations for allowing us to be part of their Christmas outreach.

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