News and Updates
Bill 245 - Everything You Need To Know About The Changes To Ontario Estate Law
Virtual witnessing becomes permanent, plus changes to how marriage and separation affect wills in Ontario.
May 6, 2021
Celebrating Leave a Legacy Month 2021
May is Leave a Legacy Month, a time to highlight the importance of leaving a gift in your will to charity.
May 1, 2021
Celebrating One Year Of Free Emergency Planning For Healthcare Workers
Our mission at WIllful is to protect Canadian families, and healthcare workers are doing that every day. Learn more about how we're offering a free Essentials plan ($99 value) to all healthcare workers.
April 15, 2021
Several Provinces Approve Virtual Witnessing During COVID-19
During the COVID-19 State of Emergency, residents of several Canadian provinces have the option to have their wills witnessed via live video call.
April 12, 2021
The MS Society of Canada is Willful’s Featured Charity For April
Willful is proud to announce that the Multiple Sclerosis Society of Canada is our featured charity for the month of April.
April 5, 2021
Willful Is Now Available In Quebec!
From day one, customers have been asking when they can use our online estate planning platform in Quebec. Well, that day is finally here!
March 11, 2021
7 Things To Do For The Long Weekend 2021
To help you make the most of your long weekend, we asked the Willful team to share their best Family Day long weekend activity ideas.
February 9, 2021
Willful 2020 Year In Review
We’re taking a look back at some of the top Willful milestones of 2020.
December 26, 2020
Giveaway Alert: Give The Gift Of Legacy This Holiday Season
This holiday season, Willful is helping you share your legacy with a giveaway. We’ve purchased a package for a custom photo book from our friends at No Story Lost to share with one lucky Willful customer.
November 23, 2020
All About Willful’s New Family Plan Offering
Family plans have officially made their way to Willful! We’re giving you all the details on how our new Family offering works and what this means for you.
November 9, 2020
November is Make a Will Month: Answering Our Most Frequently Asked Questions About Estate Planning
In honour of Make a Will Month in Ontario, we’re covering some of the estate planning questions we get asked most frequently.
November 3, 2020
Welcome WillowBee to the Willful Family
We are excited to announce our acquisition of Ottawa-based online platform WillowBee. This acquisition will allow us to continue building our mission of ensuring every Canadian family is protected through comprehensive end of life planning tools.
November 2, 2020
How Willful Is Helping Keep Your Documents Safe for Cyber Security Month
At Willful, we’re thrilled that our customers (aka. you!) trust us to help with this important life planning process. We’ve partnered with SoftwareSecured for Cyber Security Awareness Month, to help provide some clarity into what we are doing to keep all your personal documents safe.
October 29, 2020
How McMaster Is Preparing Their Alumni For Life (and Death) Beyond Graduation
Learn how the McMaster’s Alumni Association is taking it to the next level by partnering with Willful to prepare alumni for their futures.
October 21, 2020
What is Make A Will Week?
Find out more about this important week in British Columbia and some insights on how many Canadians actually have a will in place. It's not as many as you'd think.
October 4, 2020
Willful Partners with Rethink Breast Cancer for Breast Cancer Awareness Month
For every Willful will purchased in the month of October, Willful will be donating a portion of the proceeds to Rethink as our featured charity of the month.
October 1, 2020
Willful Partners With Will Power™ to Inspire Canadians to Think Differently About Charitable Giving
At Willful, we believe in highlighting the power of legacy giving. We are excited to announce that we have partnered with Will Power™ to show Canadians the opportunity they have to leave a tremendous impact on causes close to their hearts.
September 1, 2020
New Brunswick Power of Attorney Update
On July 1st, 2020, the Enduring Powers of Attorney Act comes into effect in New Brunswick. Here we’ll explain what changes this Act brings and how it may affect your Willful documents.
June 24, 2020
Spotlight Series: Women's College Hospital Foundation
Leigh Naturkach, Senior Director at Women’s College Hospital Foundation answered some questions for us about legacy and the impact of charitable gifts.
May 26, 2020