Q & A: What is the Canada Disability Savings Grant and how can I maximize it?

The Canada Disability Savings Grant is a way for the federal government to contribute money to your RDSP. The CDSG is a matched grant of up to 300 percent, so that means that for every $1 put in an...

Webinar: Future planning tips for people with disabilities and those who support them

If you have a disability or support a person who does, join our free webinar on September 28, 2017 from 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm (EST)/ 10:00 am -11:30 am (PST) to learn how planning for A Good Life can lead...

The RDSP:  What is our professional and personal responsibility?

By Dan McDonald When it comes to spreading awareness of the Registered Disability Savings Plan (RDSP), how can professionals, organizations and individuals better help the community and spread awareness of this valuable tool for people with disabilities. I have...

Q & A: Can I transfer my RDSP to another financial institution?

I recently moved to a new town and would like to change the financial institution that my RDSP is with so that it is in walking distance from me. Am I able to do this? Yes. Making an RDSP...

What You Should Know Before Applying for the DTC

By Sam Turcott, Disability Alliance BC The Disability Tax Credit (DTC) has become an important source of support for many people with disabilities in recent years, particularly since the introduction of the Registered Disability Savings Plan (RDSP) in 2008....

RDSP Q & A

Can I choose not to receive grant and bond money from the government and continue to contribute my own money into my RDSP while waiting for the 10-year rule to expire? Yes, you can choose not to receive grants...

Our RDSP information sessions are hitting the road

Join us for one of our upcoming information sessions on the Registered Disability Savings Plan (RDSP). Learn all about becoming eligible, opening and benefitting from an RDSP. They are fee to attend! April 25 – Castlegar, BC 5:00PM –...

RDSPs and the Endowment 150 Program

This is an article from Transition Magazine, published by Disability Alliance BC (DABC). You can view the entire magazine here. To register for a free RDSP information session click here.  

Supporting the Indigenous Disability Community

Plan Institute has partnered with BC Aboriginal Network on Disability Society (BCANDS) in order to reach one of our most vulnerable and under-supported populations; Indigenous people living with disabilities in BC. Through the Access RDSP partnership we are bringing RDSP and...

Partnering to Spread RDSP Awareness

                      On September 1st, 2016, Plan Institute, Disability Alliance of BC (DABC), and the British Columbia Aboriginal Network on Disability Society (BCANDS), with support from the Vancouver Foundation, launched a new 4-year project partnership...