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Filling the Caregivers Cup         

By Cathy Anthony Is your cup half full or half empty? I think most of us are familiar with the saying “Is your cup half full or half empty?”.  This typically relates […]

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Accessible Media Interview with Evelyn Huntjens on the RDSP

Last week, Accessible Media’s Craig Oliver chatted with Evelyn Huntjens from the British Columbia Aboriginal Network on Disability Society (BCANDS) about the Registered Disability Savings Plan (RDSP), Access RDSP, and […]

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The Power of Collaboration Over Competition

By Stephanie Debisschop, Director, Plan Institute *Originally published in Transition Magazine When looking to create impact, we often start by asking ourselves, what is our goal? What are we trying […]

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Planning for retirement with an RDSP: Podcast

On January 31, 2018, we had the honour of being interviewed by Accessible Media Inc. about the Registered Disability Savings Plan (RDSP). Plan Institute’s Executive Director, Tim Ames, spoke to […]

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NEW VIDEO – Access RDSP | Planning for the Future: A Success Story

Access RDSP is a partnership between Plan Institute, Disability Alliance BC and the BC Aboriginal Network on Disability Society (BCANDS). The project is generously funded by the Vancouver Foundation. Through […]

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Tackle your Taxes and Reap the Rewards

Words of Wisdom from Tax AID DABC By Sam Turcott,  Director, Advocacy Access Program at Disability Alliance BC (DABC) People with and without disabilities often have an aversion to income taxes.  […]

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Happy Holidays!

From the entire board and staff team at Plan Institute, we would like to wish you a warm and happy holiday season and a wonderful start to 2018. We want […]

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Inclusive, accessible communities support people of all abilities

A press release from Social Development and Poverty Reduction See original posting here. B.C.’s third annual accessibility progress report was released today, providing an update on the past year’s work and […]

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Managing your money: New indigenous financial wellness resource

At Plan Institute we are strong believers in financial and future planning, which we feel is important for everyone. Being that November is National Financial Literacy Month as well as […]

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Issues for Indigenous People with Disabilities

By Evelyn Huntjens and Kelsey Finlay Poverty places individuals at a much greater risk of acquiring a disability due to the general lack of health care, nutrition, sanitation and safe working […]

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