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Stay Up to Date with the Registered Disability Savings Plan Blog

The Registered Disability Savings Plan (RDSP) Blog is now online! In 2007, Canada became the first country in the world to create a Registered Disability Savings Plan. The RDSP presents families with a way …

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Listening is for ALL

My last blog entry was about my birthday party that included what one dear friend called “those terrifying strips of paper” with philosophical quotes as a springboard for an amusing and enlightening discussion. It …

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Celebrating Capable Kids

Vancouver Coastal Health's Youth Addiction and Prevention Services is hosting Celebrating Capable Kids, a festive event to showcase the youth initiatives that emerged from VCH’s Capable Kids program. This is a fun opportunity to …

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Blogging Against Disabilism Day 2008

May 1st is Blogging Against Disabilism Day 2008! It's the third year running that bloggers from around the world will mark this event with posts exploring various aspects of disability and disabilism. In 2007, …

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The Entrepreneur in Each of Us

I recently had the opportunity to hear Nobel Peace Prize winner Muhammad Yunus speak at the University of British Columbia. He spoke simply, humbly, and humorously, and the crowd was alternately hanging onto his …

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Networks of Change

ChangeEverything.ca is nominated for a Webby Award (think Academy Award on the internet) in the social network category. The online community was built by Social Signal, a close friend and supporter of PLAN Institute. …

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Beyond Graduation: A youth-driven approach

The success of the Bandwidth for Belonging youth workshop series led by PLAN Institute, TakingITGlobal, the Belonging Initiative & Check Your Head has inspired an exciting new initiative called Beyond Graduation. Working with youth …

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PLAN & PLAN Institute Recognized for Contributions to Citizenship

PLAN and PLAN Institute are the excited recipients of this year’s Arthur Kroeger College of Public Affairs Award for Citizenship and Community Affairs. read more

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