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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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TogetherBC – British Columbia’s Poverty Reduction Strategy

“British Columbia’s first poverty reduction strategy, TogetherBC, outlines programs and initiatives that will help reduce overall poverty in the province by 25%, and cut child poverty in half, over the next five years.” TogetherBC …

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Supreme Court of Canada considers Henson Trusts in S.A. v. Metro Vancouver Housing Corp.

Canada’s top court reviews the concept of Henson Trusts for the first time in a case involving a B.C. woman with disabilities. By: Ken M. Kramer, Q.C. and Audrey Jun, KMK Law Estate Lawyers  …

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Spring 2019 Workshops

At Plan Institute, we’re always excited for new opportunities to share our information and resources to help people with disabilities and their families live their best lives. Here’s a snapshot of some of our …

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Tell us your story!

As part of our 20th Anniversary celebrations, we’re looking to hear from people whom we’ve had the benefit of serving over the past 20 years. Whether you’ve volunteered with Plan Institute, been a member …

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Zero Project 2019

“Our mission is working for a world with zero barriers. Worldwide, the Zero Project finds and shares models that improve the daily lives and legal rights of all persons with disabilities.” – Zero Project …

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