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Changes to Disability Tax Credit eligibility requirements

On June 23, 2022, the CRA announced changes to the eligibility requirements for the Disability Tax Credit (DTC) making it easier for more people to apply. The areas of expansion include mental functions necessary …

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CRA Webinar Invites for March 2022

  Upcoming Live Webinars from Canada Revenue Agency *Please note that they will be changing their virtual platform from WebEx to MS Teams effective March 21, 2022. There is no registration required for our …

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Everyone Should Be Talking About Disability Poverty

by Michelle Hewitt, Co-Chair, Disability Without Poverty This month, everyone is talking about the Registered Disability Savings Plan (RDSP) – and so they should! Since its creation in 2008, the RDSP has been at …

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Celebrating Art in the Disability community

We want your creative talents! December 3 is the International Day of Persons with Disabilities, and Disability Without Poverty (DWP) wants to celebrate the contributions and creativity of persons with disabilities! We’re putting together a video montage …

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October is RDSP Awareness Month!

What is the RDSP? The Registered Disability Savings Plan (RDSP) is the world’s first savings plan designed for people with disabilities. Even with little to no personal contributions, government contributions can be significant. For …

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Henson Trusts – A History

By Tim Louis If you are the parent of an adult with a disability and considering a Will, there are some important facts you need to be aware of. In British Columbia, an adult …

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Community Organizer Position with Disability Without Poverty BC

Disability Without Poverty is a national grassroots movement led by people with disabilities, whose aim is to end disability poverty in Canada. The movement emerged in response to the September 2020 Speech from the …

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The Power of Disability Digest

In researching his book, The Power of Disability, Al Etmanski discovered that people with disabilities have been major players throughout history. They have produced exquisite works of art. They have made us laugh, and …

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The netClé Project – improving connectedness and helping independence

Tetra Society North America is a non-profit organization dedicated to helping people with physical disabilities achieve independence. Within the market, there are not enough solutions catered to people with disabilities, or there are many …

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The R-word takes away people’s humanity. We all need to stop using it Social Sharing

The word represents one of the most stubborn and persistent stigmas in history By Al Etmanski · For CBC News Opinion · Posted: Dec 22, 2020 6:00 AM PT | Last Updated: December 22, 2020 This is an …

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