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Every year, enormous amounts of wealth in Canada pass between hands through inheritances. At the top of the scale are what are called “ultra-high net worth” families – families with so much intergenerational wealth, that inheritances are in the tens, if not hundreds of millions of dollars. For our original episode, Doc Project host Acey Rowe and regular contributor Craig Desson, take a deep dive into financial planning, from the perspective of the very, very rich – asking, how does their world work? And what does it mean for everyone else?