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Changes to BC Recovery Benefit & PWD Supplements

Updated December 14th, 2020 On December 8, 2020, the Provincial Government of British Columbia announced a one-time tax-free payment of up to $1,000 for eligible families and single parents and […]

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Intentionally Connected

Written by Rebecca Pauls (PLAN) and Jeff Dobbin (P4P Planning Network) COVID has messed up all of our routines and many of the people we used to see are now […]

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Navigating COVID-19 for Indigenous Persons with Disabilities and Their Families

By Ada Jane Okonkwo (BCANDS) Disability and Indigenous communities As we acknowledged Indigenous Disability Awareness Month this past November, it was especially important to recognize the impact of the COVID-19 […]

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Video – At long last, a Canada Disability Benefit is coming – What should it look like?

In the recent Throne Speech was the acknowledgement by the federal government that COVID-19 has not only disproportionately affected Canadians with disabilities but laid bare long-standing challenges for persons with […]

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Meet Our Helpline Advisors!

  Do you have any disability related questions for yourself or a loved-one?  Did you know that at Plan Institute, we have a free Disability Planning Helpline that you can […]

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Estate Planning Where Disability is a Factor

By: Halldor K. Bjarnason, Access Law Group As parents, we want the best for our children – it’s an age-old maxim, but it’s also true! It is no more obvious […]

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Jutta Treviranus – The Power of Inclusive Design

For the second webinar of the Building momentum for the Canadian Disability Benefit learning series, Jutta Treviranus will speak about the importance of inclusive design and how we can apply […]

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Financial Literacy Month Events & Resources

  This November marks the 10th annual Financial Literacy Month in Canada. Due to the Covid-19 pandemic, 2020 has presented more challenges for many Canadians, and many people are finding […]

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Plan Institute Recognizes Indigenous Disability Awareness Month

Indigenous people in Canada experience a disability rate significantly higher than that of the general population. Indigenous Disability Awareness Month (IDAM) brings awareness of these barriers and issues that Indigenous […]

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Peter MacLeod: The Power of New Forms of Democratic Engagement

In response to the recent commitment by the federal government to establish a Canadian Disability Benefit, a collaborative of organizations has put together a free webinar series. You may have […]

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