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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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Financial Planners 101

Managing your finances is an essential part of future planning. You or someone you know may have a Registered Disability Savings Plan (RDSP), as well as other savings, assets (like a house), and money …

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Community Organizer Position with Disability Without Poverty BC

Disability Without Poverty is a national grassroots movement led by people with disabilities, whose aim is to end disability poverty in Canada. The movement emerged in response to the September 2020 Speech from the …

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The Sibling Collaborative Survey

The relationships we have with our siblings are often some of our strongest and longest-lived connections. They become even more fundamental when our siblings are vulnerable or marginalized, as is often the case for …

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Disability Without Poverty – Be a part of the movement!

1 in 5 Canadians are disabled. 2 in 5 Canadians who are poor are disabled. The Canadian Disability Benefit will help change that. On June 22nd, 2021, the federal government took an important step …

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We’re are hiring a Project Manager

  We are looking for an experienced, open, and energetic Project Manager who is inspired by our mission to improve the lives of those living with disabilities. As Plan Institute’s Project Manager, you will …

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The Power of Disability Digest

In researching his book, The Power of Disability, Al Etmanski discovered that people with disabilities have been major players throughout history. They have produced exquisite works of art. They have made us laugh, and …

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Budget 2021 Disability Updates

On April 19th, the Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Finance, the Honourable Chrystia Freeland, released Budget 2021: A Recovery Plan for Jobs, Growth, and Resilience. Within the budget there are some exciting mentions related …

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