Don’t Break Your Wrist

Don’t Break Your Wrist

I learned a valuable lesson recently. The lesson was: don’t break your wrist,especially if you need your hands to do your work!About a month ago I had a bike trainer accident that left me with a broken wrist. I wore a cast for a few days, then had surgery to put in a plate and screws, and now am slowly working on recovering my range of motion and strength. Ultimately, things could be so much worse, but still this has been a challenging...

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Celebrating 5 Years

Celebrating 5 Years

  This fall marks the five year point since I began Halo Secretarial Services. When I started I had a vague five year plan and now here I am – I can’t quite believe it. There have been ups and downs along the way for sure. Going from being a government employee to an entrepreneur is a big leap! I’ve acquired a fair number of new skills, expanded on some old skills and learned that some days you really do need to say no and some...

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Learning When Laws Change

Learning When Laws Change

Nothing stays the same and that is as true in law as in life. As the world changes, laws have to change to keep up with the times. And in Alberta this has recently meant some serious changes to the way wills and estates are handled. In February (2012) the Wills and Succession Act, SA 2010, c W-12.2 came into force, replacing a number of other pieces of legislation. A number of my lawyer clients were affected by this change; the ones who do...

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