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Paid Research Opportunity for youth with disabilities/mental health challenges and/or caregivers

CanAssist at the University of Victoria Provincial Employment Strategy for Youth with Disabilities  Are you between 15-29 years of age, self-identify with a disability, mental health challenge and/or experience with substance use and/or youth …

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CRA webinars for caregivers and people with disabilities

Canada Revenue Agency is offering the following live webinars in January and February: Persons with Disabilities Presentation on Wed Jan 26, 2022 from 1:30-2:30pm PST, Thurs Feb 10, 2022 from 6:30-7:30pm PST and Wed …

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What Positive Financial Steps Can I Take During the Covid-19 Uncertainty?    

By Alison Izat With the Covid-19 Pandemic upon us, we’re all experiencing a sudden change to our work and home lives and an increasing level of uncertainty as to what the future looks like. …

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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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