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10th Annual Federal Policy Forum on Inclusion: Why am I poor?

By Andrea Podruski, Plan Institute Board Member On Monday, December 2nd, the Canadian Association for Community Living and People First Canada based in Ottawa, hosted the 10th Annual Federal Policy Forum on Inclusion: Why …

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Plan Institute – Reflecting on 20 years

A lot has changed over the last 20 years at Plan Institute, but one thing that has remained constant is our commitment to improving the lives of those living with disabilities. We are a …

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Executive Director, Tim Ames, Announces his Departure

It is with appreciation and warm hearts that we announce the departure of Executive Director, Tim Ames, effective November 22, 2019.  Tim has been the Executive Director of Plan Institute since 2013, and has …

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Plan Institute Welcomes New Board Members

  We are thrilled to announce five new additions to the Plan Institute Board of Directors. These new board members will join three continuing members as they guide and nurture Plan Institute’s mission. We …

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A Thank You Letter to Ted Kuntz

By Tim Ames, former Executive Director of Plan Institute While reflecting on my last six years as Executive Director with Plan Institute, I am grateful to be able to recall so many significant changes …

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Plan Institute 20th Anniversary Video

This year, Plan Institute celebrates 20 years of working to improve the lives of people living with disabilities. In this video, Excutive Director, Tim Ames; Director, Stephanie Debisschop; and Board Chair, Ted Kuntz, discuss …

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Interview with Don Shafer from The Conversation Lab

In this interview with Don Shafer from The Conversation Lab and Vancouver Co-op Radio, Cynthia Mihn from Disability Alliance BC and Nicola Dunne from Plan Institute discuss the RDSP and the work of both organizations.

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Access RDSP: Partnering to help people with disabilities build a better future

Erin’s Story Ric opened a Registered Disability Savings Plan (RDSP) for his daughter Erin, as soon as it became available in 2008. He had heard about the RDSP through Planned Lifetime Advocacy Network (PLAN), …

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Get Started With Some RDSP Facts!

Have you ever heard of the Registered Disability Savings Plan (RDSP)? The RDSP is a Canada-wide registered matched savings plan specific for people with disabilities to help them save money for their future. By …

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October is RDSP Awareness Month!

October 1st marks the start of RDSP Awareness Month! Please help us spread the word so that more people can learn about this incredible savings tool. We have created a guide for community organizations …

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