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The FCT blog aims to answer your industry questions, examine current market trends and provide key information on the value of our products and services.

The FCT blog does not represent a single author or opinion. Instead, it represents the collective voice and experience of FCT’s dedicated niche experts.

Caring for the Community

Wood’s Homes: Reshaping mental health care for youth in Calgary

May 12th, 2022 | By FCT

Wood’s Homes began as a small orphanage over a century ago, and has grown into a series of campuses throughout the Greater Calgary Area. At FCT, we’re invested in our community, which…

Legal Professionals

What one missing detail in a real estate deal can cost

May 5th, 2022 | By FCT

When Caleb Stevens* closed on the purchase of a small commercial property in a sleepy Ontario suburb, everything had gone smoothly. Except for one small mistake, which would go unnoticed for over…

FCT

Coffee break with Phillip Notley

Apr 28th, 2022 | By FCT

As Head of Marketing and Communications, Phillip Notley has led our Marketing department for over six years. Phillip’s natural curiosity and big-picture outlook help him discover new ways for FCT to connect…

Leading Insights

The human side of digital innovation 

Apr 26th, 2022 | By Tanya Fowler

Where would we be without creative ideas? Without the people who dare to ask the important questions, or to approach things in a brand-new way? Behind every great service or product ever…

Commercial Solutions

Can you buy an illegal property without knowing it?

Apr 21st, 2022 | By FCT

When Juleen Kaur* bought a rooming house in Winnipeg, it seemed like a sound investment. But when she went to renew the rooming house’s license, she was surprised to learn the building…

Title Insurance

What’s not covered by title insurance?

Apr 14th, 2022 | By FCT

Jen and Henry* saved up for years and finally bought a house, but it needed a little work. To save money, they decided to do the renovations themselves. While demolishing walls, they…

Caring for the Community

360° Kids: Supporting youth in crisis in Ontario’s York Region

Apr 7th, 2022 | By FCT

When people think of York Region in Ontario, they may picture curving suburban streets of two-storey houses packed shoulder-to-shoulder. They might picture little strip malls that all somehow manage to look the…

Leading Insights

The importance of protecting assets against financial fraud

Mar 31st, 2022 | By Jennifer Ashton

In recent years, financial fraud has increased at an alarming rate across Canada and globally. The world has evolved to be increasingly digital which has enabled all levels of fraud to reach…

Title Insurance

How an Alberta retirement home avoided costly construction

Mar 30th, 2022 | By FCT

A retirement home just northwest of Edmonton, Alberta got a notice from the City that their facility was encroaching in two different places over or on a utility easement. Everything looked fine…

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