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Interview with Don Shafer from The Conversation Lab

In this interview with Don Shafer from The Conversation Lab and Vancouver Co-op Radio, Cynthia Mihn from Disability Alliance BC and Nicola Dunne from Plan Institute discuss the RDSP and the work of both organizations.

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Access RDSP: Partnering to help people with disabilities build a better future

Erin’s Story Ric opened a Registered Disability Savings Plan (RDSP) for his daughter Erin, as soon as it became available in 2008. He had heard about the RDSP through Planned Lifetime Advocacy Network (PLAN), …

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Get Started With Some RDSP Facts!

Have you ever heard of the Registered Disability Savings Plan (RDSP)? The RDSP is a Canada-wide registered matched savings plan specific for people with disabilities to help them save money for their future. By …

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October is RDSP Awareness Month!

October 1st marks the start of RDSP Awareness Month! Please help us spread the word so that more people can learn about this incredible savings tool. We have created a guide for community organizations …

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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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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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