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October is RDSP Awareness Month!

In 2014, the government of BC declared October RDSP Awareness Month to help raise awareness about the Registered Disability Savings Plan (RDSP). The RDSP is the world’s first savings plan […]

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Tips for Making a Will – For Caregivers and People with Disabilities

October 2-8, 2022 is Make a Will week in British Columbia, a week dedicated to encouraging people to create or update their wills. As an organization that works to improve […]

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Paid Research Study: Interviews about Disability and Reproductive Health during COVID-19 in Canada

Disability and Reproductive Health during COVID-19 is a research study about the reproductive health of women and trans people with disabilities living in Canada during the COVID-19 pandemic. Who is […]

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Upcoming webinars from CRA for BC/Yukon

The following webinars are hosted by Canada Revenue Agency (CRA); Plan Insitute has no affiliation with them. We are simply sharing the information so that others can take advantage of […]

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Back to school resources

For parents and caregivers who have children with disabilities We all have fears and anxieties for our children when they embark on a new stage of life. For parents and […]

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Changes to Disability Tax Credit Eligibility Take Effect Today

The eligibility requirements for the Disability Tax Credit (DTC)  under mental functions and life-sustaining therapy were widened in June 2022. As of today, the application forms reflect these changes. Paper […]

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New Financial Consumer Protection Framework

Do you have a Registered Disability Savings Plan (RDSP), or another account with a bank? If so, you may be happy to hear about the new Financial Consumer Protection Framework […]

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CRA Webinar Invites for July 2022

 Below are the upcoming live webcasts from Canada Revenue Agency. There is no registration required for the MS Teams presentations, you will just click the link in the attached calendar. MS […]

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Changes to Disability Tax Credit eligibility requirements

On June 23, 2022, the CRA announced changes to the eligibility requirements for the Disability Tax Credit (DTC) making it easier for more people to apply. The areas of expansion […]

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Federal government tables Canada Disability Benefit Act for a second time

(Toronto) – On June 2nd, 2022, the federal government took an important step towards lifting disabled Canadians out of poverty by tabling Bill C-22 to “reduce poverty and support the […]

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