Information for Lawyers

cbm Canada
3844 Stouffville Road,
PO Box 800
Stouffville ON L4A 7Z9
Toll Free: 1.800.567.2264
P. (905) 640.6464
F. (905) 640.4332

Legal name:
Christian Blind Mission International

Charitable Registration Number:
10691 8329 RR0001

cbm Contact:
Grace Soukup, Manager, Planned Giving
T. 905-640-6464 x288
1-800-567-2264 x288

Information for Executors and Estate Trustees

cbm Canada’s Estate Administration Policy

Legal name: Christian Blind Mission International
Operating as: cbm

The following is information cbm Canada requires from the Executor(s) in order to demonstrate to third-parties, such as its external auditor, that the full wishes of the deceased have been carried out according to their Last Will and Testament.

For a Specific Bequest:

  1. A copy of the Notice of Application for Certificate of Appointment of Estate Trustee with a Will or Letters Probate.
  2. A copy of the pertinent portion of the Will where cbm Canada is listed to receive the specific bequest.

For a Residual Bequest:

  1. A copy of the Notice of Application for Certificate of Appointment of Estate Trustee with a Will or Letters Probate.
  2. A copy of the entire Will.
  3. A copy of the List of Assets and their value at date of death.
  4. A copy of Executor’s interim and final accounting of receipts and disbursements for revenue accounts and capital accounts.

cbm Canada’s Process for Handling Requests by Excecutor(s) to Vary the Will:

  1. cbm Canada will ask for the request to vary the Will to be submitted by the Executor(s) in writing along with a copy of any background documentation that the Executor(s) may have.
  2. cbm Canada will forward the estate file to cbm Canada’s legal counsel who will review the file and advise cbm Canada on next steps.
  3. cbm Canada’s lawyer will communicate either directly to the Executor(s) or to the legal counsel for the estate.

Download PDF files

  1. cbm Canada’s Estate Administration Policy
  2. Responsibilities and Duties of the Estate Trustee

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Lorna Dueck

“I saw the hope and joy a gift to cbm in my Will could bring.”

Lorna Dueck, Host of Context with Lorna Dueck, former host of 100 Huntley Street and cbm Goodwill Ambassador tells why, now more than ever, she’s glad she and her husband, Vern have included cbm in their Wills.

“Coming to Haiti, I’ve seen another dimension of cbm’s work caring for the most vulnerable people, people with disabilities.

I’m convinced now more than ever that my husband, Vern and I were right to include cbm in our Wills.” Lorna Dueck said, while visiting one of cbm’s referral centres in post-earthquake Port au Prince, Haiti.

Lorna saw first-hand cbm’s work with children who had lost limbs in the earthquake – seeing them undergo exercises and rehabilitation, being given assistive devices – showing them the care and love they needed to prevent long-term disability.

“There are people being helped in Haiti, new lives started, all because cbm is building on decades of work with the most vulnerable people.” Lorna said.

Lorna also visited children struggling with disabilities at a cbm run daycare… a place for kids to be kids in a nation full of hardship.

“Visiting cbm daycares in Haiti,” Lorna said, “is the first place I saw in this disaster where children were able to laugh. I’m so glad I can be part of this work.”