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Remembering Vickie Cammack

It is with heavy hearts that we commemorate the life of Vickie Cammack who passed peacefully, surrounded by family, on December 27th, 2022. A prominent and indelible figure in our community, Vickie was one …

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We’re Hiring: Communications Manager

Job Description Type: Permanent, full-time position Reports to: Executive Director We are looking for a dynamic and self-led individual who has a strong background in communications, and whose values align with our mission and …

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We’re looking for Community Outreach Volunteers!

Plan Institute is looking for committed and passionate individuals to join us as Community Outreach Volunteers. Community Outreach Volunteers will represent Plan Institute at events across the lower mainland. Volunteers will provide information to …

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CRA’s Disability Advisory Committee makes 10 recommendations for the DTC

On December 2, 2022, the Canada Revenue Agency’s Disability Advisory Committee submitted 10 new recommendations for its third annual review. The  purpose of the committee is to suggest improvements to tax legislation that affects …

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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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