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Whiskey & Wisdom

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You’re invited to crystallize your succession and estate plans over a night of whiskey sampling — attendees will gain insights from top advisors at MNP, Assante Wealth Management, and Cunningham Swan. You’ll learn practical techniques and innovative strategies for protecting your business, family, and legacy, all while transferring your wealth to successors in a tax-efficient manner.

For more information, email Mike Cvetkovic at [email protected].

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Tuesday, November 22, 2022
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM (EST)

Topics include: 

  • Avoiding double or triple tax
  • Choosing an executor and avoiding conflicts
  • Family trusts and family law matters
  • Tax efficient retirement income 
  • How to optimize charitable giving
  • And much more!
Assante Wealth Management Kingston office
90 Johnson St, Kingston, ON


Jason Skilnick

Jason Skilnick, CPA, CA


Jason leads the Tax group at MNP’s Kingston office. With nearly two decades of experience, Jason works one-on-one with company owner-managers, including health care professionals and technology start-ups, providing guidance on cross-border tax issues as well as tax credit programs. He is a Chartered Professional Accountant (CPA), qualifying as a Chartered Accountant (CA) in 2005.

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Brian Gillingham, JD, BA

Cunningham Swan LLP

Brian Gillingham is a partner with the law firm of Cunningham Swan LLP in Kingston and heads the firm’s Wills and Estates group.  Brian obtained his Juris Doctor from Osgoode Hall Law School in 2011 and was called to the bar in 2012.  He is a co-author of the legal textbook Drafting Wills in Canada: A Lawyer’s Practical Guide and regularly presents to lawyers at continuing development programs with the Ontario Bar Association and the Law Society of Ontario.

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Patrick Gilmour, CFP, BA (Econ)

Assante Wealth Management

With over 28 years of experience, Patrick specializes in providing holistic wealth planning for business owners and high net worth families, helping them protect and grow their wealth by providing integrated advice in tax, investment and estate planning.