Jim Flaherty, Poverty Fighter—Al Etmanski—The Globe and Mail

Thanks to Jim Flaherty, disabled Canadians can fulfill their dreams Among Jim Flaherty’s many proficiencies I would add poverty fighter. No one knew this better than Canadians with disabilities and their families. Next to social isolation, poverty is their...

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...

Too many hurdles to disability savings plan, Senate committee says—Jordan Press—Ottawa Citizen

OTTAWA — The Senate’s banking committee says the federal government has to do more to remove hurdles for Canadians to start aRegistered Disability Savings Plan (RDSP), and do a better job of advertising the under-utilized program. Issues with the six-year-old...