A Thank You to Minister Flaherty

Planned Lifetime Advocacy Network (PLAN) expresses our sincere and deep appreciation to Jim Flaherty for his enduring efforts as Finance Minister to launch and advance the world’s only Registered Disability Savings Plan. Over 12 years ago, PLAN secured funding...

Senate Releases List of Improvement Recommendations on the RDSP

The Standing Senate Committee on Banking, Trade and Commerce held a series of community meetings from December 2013 through February 2014 to study  the ability of individuals to establish an RDSP with particular emphasis on legal representation, and the ability...

The RDSP Resource Centre’s Top 10 List for reforming the RDSP

The RDSP Resource Centre's Top 10 List for reforming the RDSP

RDSP Resource Centre posts top 10 improvements for the RDSP

While preparing for the federal government RDSP Review currently underway, I have formulated my (first) top 10 list of reforms to improve the Registered Disability Savings Plan to make it more useful for Canadians. Read more.

How Income Tax Provisions on RDSP Income may Affect Canada’s Newest—yet Landless—Band: The Qalipu Mi’kmaq of Newfoundland – by Joel Crocker

When payments are withdrawn from an RDSP, they are considered to contain private contributions, government contributions and investment income in the same proportions as within the RDSP.  Two of these, the government contributions and investment income, are taxable upon...

2011 Federal Budget: Improvements to the RDSP and more…

If Minister Jim Flaherty’s 2011 Budget receives royal assent and comes into force, what will people with disabilities and families see from it?