Thursday, October 10, 2019 - Edmonton Estate Planning Council's Annual President's Dinner featuring :
CHRISTINE VAN CAUWENBERGHE
B.Comm. (Hons), LL.B., CFP, TEP, RRC
How Family Law Impacts Wealth Planning
Christine is Vice-President, Tax and Estate Planning, in the Advanced Financial Planning department of IG Wealth Management. Christine obtained both her Commerce and Law degree from the University of Manitoba prior to being called to the Bar in both Manitoba (1995) and Ontario (2004). Christine spent several years practicing tax law with a large law firm in Winnipeg prior to joining IG Wealth Management in 2001. Christine is a member of the Canadian Tax Foundation, has her Certified Financial Planner designation, is a Registered Retirement Consultant and is a Trust & Estate Practitioner, as certified by the Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners (“STEP”). She has previously served on the board of STEP Canada and is a recipient of a STEP Founder’s Award. Christine is also the author of Wealth Planning Strategies for Canadians, which is published annually by Thomson Carswell and is currently in its 14thedition. She has published several industry papers, including with the Canadian Tax Foundation, the Canadian Association of Life Underwriters, the Law Society of Manitoba and the Estates, Trusts and Pension Journal. Christine has given lectures to numerous professional groups and is a regular media spokesperson for IG Wealth Management. Christine lives in Winnipeg with her husband and son.