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Impact – Ability

The desire of most people I’ve met in the disability community is to make the world a better place for people with disability. As a corollary most also realize that in doing so, they …

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Basic Income for People with Disabilities

By Jane Dyson, Executive Director of Disability Alliance BC A Commitment to Progress The government of British Columbia has committed to making BC the most progressive province in Canada for people with disabilities. Since …

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The Soul of Poverty

What’s to be done about the soul-destroying poverty faced by people with disabilities? Recognition would be a good place to start. Recognition that one of the biggest barriers facing people with disabilities is their poverty. …

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The World's Mine Oyster

By Doreen Shaw If, as William Shakespeare said, “The World’s Mine Oyster“, then the Registered Disability Savings Plan (RDSP) is most definitely The Pearl encapsulated within The Oyster. Kenyon is our youngest child and …

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Tips for Investing your RDSP

By Trevor Philp, Senior Manager, Registered Products & Managed Solutions at BMO Global Asset Management Investing in your RDSP When it comes to starting a Registered Disability Savings Plan (RDSP), there is no shortage of things …

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Reaching First Nation and Aboriginal Communities

By Victor Lethbridge After several years of presenting information about the Registered Disability Savings Plan (RDSP) to First Nations and Aboriginal communities, I’ve recognized a few common issues. Despite being around for nearly ten …

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The RDSP: Even Better than Expected

By Dan McDonald PhD, Certified Professional Accountant, RDSP Workshop Facilitator, Parent When faced with an investment proposal it is wise to remember that “if it seems too good to be true” then it probably …

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New RDSP Project & Partnership

We are partnering to help spread awareness of the RDSP to British Columbians with disabilities We are very excited to announce that on September 1st, Plan Institute, Disability Alliance of BC (DABC), and the British Columbia …

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Why Personal Networks Are so Important

For over 20 years, PLAN  has been helping people to create their own personal support networks. These networks are usually made up of family and friends, bringing together those who are already in their lives, …

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The Importance of Having a Will

By Halldor K. Bjarnason, Lawyer How would you feel if someone else was deciding who gets to keep your property, or who gets to care for your children? Not having a valid will requires …

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