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What Positive Financial Steps Can I Take During the Covid-19 Uncertainty?    

By Alison Izat With the Covid-19 Pandemic upon us, we’re all experiencing a sudden change to our work and home lives and an increasing level of uncertainty as to what the future looks like. …

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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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What are personal networks of support?

Friendships and connections are critical to our well-being. Most of us have informal social support networks – people we count on and confide in; people who help us out: relatives, friends, colleagues, and acquaintances. …

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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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Tips for making a will if you have a loved-one with a disability

This article is a collaboration by Ken M. Kramer, Q.C., TEP, and Plan Institute. Ken is the Founder and Principal of KMK Law and has worked with Plan Institute for a number of years …

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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 pandemic on Indigenous persons …

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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 Honourable Carla Qualtrough, Minister …

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2020 Tax Season Update

By Tom O’Dwyer, Ability Tax and Trust These are turbulent and uncertain times. While the government is taking both monetary and fiscal measures to stimulate the Canadian economy, no one can predict the impact …

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Staying Connected Webinar Series

The ability to stay connected to one another has dramatically changed over the last two months as most of us are staying home to protect ourselves, and our loved ones. As a result, many …

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The Power of Disability Concert

The Power of Disability Concert is a live-streamed celebration showcasing the power of disability through music, storytelling, and humour. It will entertain and bring joy and laughter into your lives, create a sense of …

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