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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 […]

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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, […]

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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, […]

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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 […]

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Help us Celebrate Plan Institute’s 20th Anniversary!

This year marks Plan Institute’s 20th year of working to improve the lives of people with disabilities and their families. We are excited and grateful to have been able to […]

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Happy Holidays from Plan Institute

From all of us here at Plan Institute – we want to wish you a safe and happy holiday season! We sincerely appreciate everyone who supports our mission, shares our […]

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Empowering Ability Podcast on Personal Support Network Facilitation

Rebecca Pauls, Director of our sister organization, Planned Lifetime Advocacy Network (PLAN), was recently on the Empowering Ability podcast, informing listeners about the importance of building Personal Support Networks! You might have heard of […]

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Accessibility grants help break down barriers to inclusion

A press release from Social Development and Poverty Reduction – the release was timed in observance of the United Nations’ International Day of Persons with Disabilities 2018. See original posting here. Sixteen […]

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International Day of Persons with Disabilities

Today, December 3rd 2018, marks the 27th annual United Nations International Day of Personals with Disabilities (IDPD) – a day marked to acknowledge and empower those living with disabilities and […]

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Investment in workplace technology helps people with disabilities

A press release from Social Development and Poverty Reduction View original post here.   A new WorkBC contract that equips people with adaptive technology will open up employment opportunities for people […]

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