On October 26, 2020, Kathy Hawkesworth, LLB, TEP, who is counsel and philantrophy advisor for the Edmonton Community Foundation presented an interesting and informative seminar on philantrophy, wills and estates and tax planning. Her seminar was so well received that the RCOE has posted her PowerPoint presentation below!
The PowerPoint presentation can be accessed here (CAUTION, you must visit an external third-party website, Google Drive, to retrieve this file): https://drive.google.com/drive/folders/1HX1waaxbjJjw79vcLICrabaJV6T2GAVq?usp=sharing
You may also find information about ECF's Wills Week here: https://www.ecfoundation.org/initiatives/wills-week/.
Kathy Hawkesworth (LLB, TEP) is a Counsel/Philanthropy Advisor at ECF. Before discovering her passion for gift planning, Kathy was a tax advisor practicing first within a law firm and then a national accounting firm. Since leaving private practice and joining ECF, Kathy has helped hundreds of donors establish hundreds of different endowment funds that now provide meaningful, ongoing support to the causes important to them. Kathy is the past chair of the Edmonton Branch of STEP (Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners), she serves on the steering committee for the Wills & Estates Section of the Canadian Bar Association and is a member of the Estate Planning Council of Edmonton. Outside the office, she leads a quiet but busy life. She enjoys food, travelling, and has a personal fitness goal to be skilled and strong enough to go heli-skiing — one day. In the meantime, she one of the people who actually uses those darn cycle lanes (in warmer weather) for her commute, is a consistent if not talented yoga practitioner and simply loves to walk.