A company is a type of business organization that is formed to carry out specific activities, such as providing goods and/or services.

A company operates as a separate legal entity, meaning it has its own rights and responsibilities, separate from the people who own or manage it. The owners of a company are called shareholders, and they invest money into the business by buying shares, which represent a portion of the company’s ownership. In exchange, shareholders may receive a share of the company’s profits, called dividends. A company is managed by a group of people called directors, who make decisions on how the business should run.… [Read more]

Our office will be closed Monday, May 22nd for Victoria Day.

We will be back open as usual Tuesday, May 23rd.


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Today we celebrate Administrative Professionals Day, we want to thank all of those who play an integral role in the workplace everyday. Because of everything you do, we can go #FurtherTogether.


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Happy Easter!

Our office will be closed tomorrow, Friday, April 7th for Good Friday, as well as Monday, April 10th for Easter Monday.

We will be back open on Tuesday, April 11th.


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With springtime upon us, and preparing for tax season, many of us may have estate planning on the mind. You may be asking yourself “Do I Need a Will?”.

In Gregg Knudsen’s, “Do I Need a Will?” you will learn about Wills and the laws under our provincial jurisdiction in Nova Scotia regarding your Estate Planning.

Do I Need a Will?

By Gregg W. Knudsen, TEP

This is a commonly asked question of any lawyer who practices in this area of law. The answer is “Yes, everybody should have a Will”. There are several reasons. First, to distribute your assets as you want them to be distributed.… [Read more]

Today we celebrate all women around the world #FurtherTogether

Across Canada on the last Wednesday of February, Pink Shirt Day is celebrated. To show our support for the Anti-Bullying movement, the Arcus staff and the dogs are wearing pink shirts.


With kindness we can go #FurtherTogether


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Arcus Legal will be closed on Monday, February 20th for Nova Scotia Heritage Day.

The Honouree of Heritage Day 2023 is Rita Joe, a Mi’kmaw poet from Eskasoni and We’koqma’q First Nations in Unama’ki, Cape Breton. Rita Joe is often referred to as the poet laureate of the Mi’kmaq people, she wrote powerful poetry that spoke about Indigenous identity. Her works continues to influence Indigenous and non-Indigenous writers and artists alike.

Images: Portrait of Rita Joe – Photo credit to The Globe and Mail. Rita Joe & Governor General Ray Hnatyshyn – Photo credit to The Canadian Press.


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Happy New Year and best wishes for 2023 from all of the Arcus team.

Our office will be closed Monday, January 2nd and reopening Tuesday, January 3rd.
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Happy Holidays from all of us at Arcus Legal, we thank you for your continued support.

Our office will be closed Monday, December 26th and Tuesday, December 27th, reopening Wednesday, December 28th.


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