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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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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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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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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 […]

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COVID-19 and the Disability Tax Credit – Beyond a $600 Payment

  Cynthia Minh, Disability Alliance BC *Please note that this blog post was last updated on November 3rd, 2020. Any updates made after this date may not be immediately reflected […]

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We can help you apply for the DTC

Today, Bill C-20, an act respecting further COVID-19 measures, received the official Royal Assent from the Government of Canada. This means that qualifying Canadians with disabilities will receive a one-time […]

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$600 payment for people with disabilities approved in Parliament

We are very pleased to see that legislation was passed today that will give Canadians with disabilities a one-time benefit of $600 to help cover extra COVID19 costs. Today, the […]

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