Q: Pat, I may want to invest 10% to 15% of my portfolio into flow-through shares. It looks like a great way to buy junior resources companies at a discount. Please tell me specifically about CMP’s 2018 Flow-Through Resource Limited Partnership. Thanks.

A: Flow-through limited partnerships developed out of a Canadian government plan to encourage the exploration and development of the country’s natural resources. Under the plan, companies involved in oil and gas, mining and base metals and other natural resource industries are permitted to fully deduct… Read More

An easy way to cut your capital gains tax liability

An easy way to cut your capital gains tax liability

With capital gains taxed at a lower rate than interest, we advise you to structure your investments to profit from that favourable tax treatment.
It’s no surprise that during the 2016 tax season, investors inundated us with questions about how to cut their capital gains tax… Read More

What are flow-through limited partnerships?

Flow-through limited partnerships offer big tax breaks but may not be the best things for your portfolio

Flow-through limited partnerships developed out of a Canadian government plan to encourage the exploration and development of Canada’s natural resources. Under the plan, companies involved… Read More

Risk outweighs the reward of these tax shelters

Investors continue to look for ways to profit from rising commodity prices. Some are considering a unique kind of tax shelter: flow-through funds.

Flow-through funds mainly invest in flow-through shares issued by junior mining and oil companies. The companies spend the money they receive for these… Read More