Blair recently completed his 8-year term as a member of the Power To Be Governance Committee. Power To Be presented him with an appreciation paddle, which is fitting as this charity focuses on giving disabled individuals a chance to experience the wonder of the outdoors.

Giving Back

Blair Dwyer has volunteered with the following community organizations:

  • Board of Directors, Power to Be Adventure Therapy Society, a charitable organization that provides adventure-based programs designed for youth and families in need of support (2012 to 2017).  Blair continues to participate as a member of the Policy and Governance Committee,  For more information on Power to Be, see
  • Estate Planning Council of Vancouver Island (Executive Member, 2004 to 2010, served term as president 2008 to 2009).
  • Board of Management/Directors, Mount St. Mary Hospital (2004 to 2010, chair from 2006 to 2009).
  • Trustee, Catholic Foundation of Vancouver Island (2002 to 2008).
  • Board of Directors, Fernwood House (1995 to 1998).
  • Board of Directors, Foundation for the University of Victoria (1995 to 2001).

Kathleen Butler has volunteered with the following community organizations.

  • Leadership Victoria (2020).
  • Think Local First (Victoria) (2019 to present).
  • Family Business Association of Vancouver Island (2019 to present).

Autism Community Training

Dwyer Tax Law partners with Autism Community Training (“ACT”), a registered charity that provides training and education in British Columbia for families of individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorder (“ASD”) and for professionals who work with them. Blair Dwyer is a member of ACT’s Advisory Council and wrote Chapter 10 of ACT’s on-line resource manual for parents of children with ASD, “Estate Planning for Families who have Children with Special Needs in B.C.”. For the on-line manual, click here.  For video extracts from a seminar held in the fall of 2015, click here.

Dwyer Tax Law also co-sponsors ACT seminars held in the Victoria area. These seminars provide important information on current research in the autism field.

For general information about ACT, click here.