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RDSP Information Sessions in Vernon & Kelowna

Free RDSP information sessions in Vernon and Kelowna. Click this link to download the poster for more information: RDSP Information Sessions

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Q&A with Incoming Board Chair Stefan Wittman

Stefan Wittman has lived his entire life as the younger sibling of his brother Michael who has Cerebral Palsy. His upbringing uniquely shaped his worldview as he developed a profound understanding of the challenges …

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Our Journey to Increase the Uptake of the Registered Disability Savings Plan in BC

Throughout the past 20 years of our existence as an organization, we have taken on many projects and embarked upon many missions, all with the goal of ensuring that families in BC  have the …

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The Importance of Planning for After You Are Gone

Planning for the future is something we value very highly here at Plan Institute. We also know that the topic of planning for one’s death is often a challenging topic to even think about, …

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5 Tools to Help You Plan for a Secure Financial Future

At Plan Institute, one of our main focuses has always been to help people living with disabilities and their families navigate the complex planning and decision-making processes required to secure a strong financial future. …

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Our Impact in Numbers

For 20 years, Plan Institute has been working to help people living with disabilities and their families live a good life both now and into the future…we’re pretty proud of what we’ve accomplished so …

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British Columbia’s ‘Make a Will Week’

The Provincial Government has named April 7-13 ‘Make a Will Week’, in an effort to show British Columbians that it is, “easier than you think to provide for the people and charities you care …

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The Women of Plan Institute

Throughout the month of March, people from around the world come together to celebrate many important days – World Wildlife Day, World Down Syndrome Day, The First Day of Spring, St. Patrick’s Day, and …

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TogetherBC – British Columbia’s Poverty Reduction Strategy

“British Columbia’s first poverty reduction strategy, TogetherBC, outlines programs and initiatives that will help reduce overall poverty in the province by 25%, and cut child poverty in half, over the next five years.” TogetherBC …

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Supreme Court of Canada considers Henson Trusts in S.A. v. Metro Vancouver Housing Corp.

Canada’s top court reviews the concept of Henson Trusts for the first time in a case involving a B.C. woman with disabilities. By: Ken M. Kramer, Q.C. and Audrey Jun, KMK Law Estate Lawyers  …

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