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We’re looking for a Project Coordinator to join our team!

Join our growing team! We are looking for a detail-oriented, open, and energetic Project Coordinator who is inspired by our organizational values and vision. As part of the Projects team, the Project Coordinator will …

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The RDSP: Rosie’s Story

. For RDSP awareness month, we asked someone with an RDSP to share their experience. This is what they had to say. At 34 years old my life completely changed I was a university …

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Everyone Should Be Talking About Disability Poverty

by Michelle Hewitt, Co-Chair, Disability Without Poverty This month, everyone is talking about the Registered Disability Savings Plan (RDSP) – and so they should! Since its creation in 2008, the RDSP has been at …

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Celebrating Art in the Disability community

We want your creative talents! December 3 is the International Day of Persons with Disabilities, and Disability Without Poverty (DWP) wants to celebrate the contributions and creativity of persons with disabilities! We’re putting together a video montage …

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What are personal networks of support?

Friendships and connections are critical to our well-being. Most of us have informal social support networks – people we count on and confide in; people who help us out: relatives, friends, colleagues, and acquaintances. …

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Ask an Expert – RDSP Live Q & A

Join us for a free RDSP Ask an Expert live event with Laura Mackenrot. Wednesday, October 20th at 10 AM PST. Click here to register here.

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October is RDSP Awareness Month!

What is the RDSP? The Registered Disability Savings Plan (RDSP) is the world’s first savings plan designed for people with disabilities. Even with little to no personal contributions, government contributions can be significant. For …

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Henson Trusts – A History

By Tim Louis If you are the parent of an adult with a disability and considering a Will, there are some important facts you need to be aware of. In British Columbia, an adult …

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Financial Planners 101

Managing your finances is an essential part of future planning. You or someone you know may have a Registered Disability Savings Plan (RDSP), as well as other savings, assets (like a house), and money …

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Community Organizer Position with Disability Without Poverty BC

Disability Without Poverty is a national grassroots movement led by people with disabilities, whose aim is to end disability poverty in Canada. The movement emerged in response to the September 2020 Speech from the …

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