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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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Using a Trust During a Pandemic

by Laurie Geschke; Helpline Advisor & Workshop Facilitator for Plan Institute This article should not be taken as legal advice. This article is only offered for information purposes and may be contradicted by clauses …

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Adversity and the Power of Disability

By Al Etmanski “The Power of Disability reminds us of what we have in common, the power to create a good life for ourselves and others no matter what the world has in store …

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Staying Socially Connected During the Global Pandemic

For more than three decades PLAN has been connecting people who are isolated and vulnerable to caring neighbours and community members. We’ve learned a lot about staying connected in good times and bad times. As the novel …

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Our Online Resources

We know these are challenging times and everyone is being affected. We are aware that people are just trying to cope with the anxieties and day to day obstacles that our current situation is …

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Staying socially connected during the global pandemic

For more than three decades, PLAN has been connecting people who are isolated and vulnerable to caring neighbours and community members. As a result, they have accumulated a wealth of knowledge around keeping people …

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Changes to Plan Institute’s In-Person Workshops

Plan Institute has decided to transition all our in-person workshops to our webinar-based format, on a temporary basis. This is a precautionary measure due to increased health concerns in Canada and globally. This decision …

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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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What Ted and Josh Kuntz Taught Me

This is a story from the new book by Al Etmanski, The Power of Disability:10 Lessons for Surviving, Thriving, and Changing the World.   Diversity strengthens our social immune system. It is key to …

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What Gord Walker Taught Me

This is a story from the book The Power of Disability:10 Lessons for Surviving, Thriving, and Changing the World, by Al Etmanski The first time I met Gord Walker, he took one look at …

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