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November is Indigenous Disability Awareness Month

Guest Post Written by our friends at British Columbia Aboriginal Network on Disability Society (BCANDS) In November 2015, Indigenous Disability Awareness Month (IDAM) was first recognized and officially proclaimed by the Métis Nation of British Columbia, …

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CRA Webinar Invites for November 2022 – BC/Yukon

The following upcoming live webinars are hosted by the Canada Revenue Agency. Plan Institute is not affiliated with these events. We only share the information so that more people can access the information.   …

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You can help protect the legal rights of people with a disability in Ontario

After 2023, a person living with a developmental disability in Ontario, who does not have legal capacity, will have to apply for guardianship and relinquish ALL THEIR LEGAL RIGHTS simply to open an RDSP. …

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Savvy Siblings Builds Financial Security for People with Disabilities

Siblings Canada is delighted to introduce Savvy Siblings: Strengthening the Financial Security of Your Sibling with a Disability. Funded by the Government of Canada and developed in partnership with PLAN, this free online course …

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October is RDSP Awareness Month!

In 2014, the government of BC declared October RDSP Awareness Month to help raise awareness about the Registered Disability Savings Plan (RDSP). The RDSP is the world’s first savings plan specifically designed for people …

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Tips for Making a Will – For Caregivers and People with Disabilities

October 2-8, 2022 is Make a Will week in British Columbia, a week dedicated to encouraging people to create or update their wills. As an organization that works to improve the lives of people …

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Paid Research Study: Interviews about Disability and Reproductive Health during COVID-19 in Canada

Disability and Reproductive Health during COVID-19 is a research study about the reproductive health of women and trans people with disabilities living in Canada during the COVID-19 pandemic. Who is eligible? You may be …

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Upcoming webinars from CRA for BC/Yukon

The following webinars are hosted by Canada Revenue Agency (CRA); Plan Insitute has no affiliation with them. We are simply sharing the information so that others can take advantage of these learning opportunities. “Canada …

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Back to school resources

For parents and caregivers who have children with disabilities We all have fears and anxieties for our children when they embark on a new stage of life. For parents and caregivers who have a …

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Changes to Disability Tax Credit Eligibility Take Effect Today

The eligibility requirements for the Disability Tax Credit (DTC)  under mental functions and life-sustaining therapy were widened in June 2022. As of today, the application forms reflect these changes. Paper application form Digital application …

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