New RDSP Project & Partnership

  On September 1st, 2016, Plan Institute, Disability Alliance of BC (DABC), and the British Columbia Aboriginal Network on Disability Society (BCANDS) launched a new 4-year project partnership called Access RDSP. The project’s mandate is to increase the number of British Columbians who...

Registered disability savings plans: Why don’t more have them?—CBC News

RDSPs have financial benefits even for those who don’t make contributions In the six years since registered disability savings plans (RDSPs) first appeared, the number of accounts has been steadily growing, reflecting the potential these plans have to make...

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...

Free RDSP Information Sessions – BC, Alberta, Ontario

We are continuing to find that many people still haven’t heard about the RDSP, aren’t aware of the benefits (EVEN IF THEY CAN’T CONTRIBUTE!), or don’t know how it works or how to set one up. With a number...

Big News for the RDSP in the Federal Budget! Includes RRSP and RRIF Rollover and 10-Year Carry Forward for Grant and Bond

If you would like easy to understand information on the new Registered Disability Savings Plan please visit www.rdsp.com. The 2010 Federal Budget had some really exciting news regarding the RDSP.  For those of you who were able to read...

PLAN’s Al Etmanski Named First Paralympic Torchbearer!

Today, in a ceremony in Vancouver Al Etmanski the Co-Founder and President of Planned Lifetime Advocacy Network (PLAN) was named as a first torchbearer for the 2010 Paralympic Torch Relay. “For its first Paralympic Torchbearer, RBC selected Al Etmanski,...

Scotiabank Launches RDSPs

If you would like easy to understand information on the new Registered Disability Savings Plan please visit www.rdsp.com. Canadians can now visit all 5 national banks and open up a Registered Disability Savings Plan.  Scotiabank came out today and...

TD Canada Trust begins offering RDSPs

Now the fourth national bank to begin offering RDSPs to Canadians, TD Canada Trust has announced that the RDSP is now available.  With Scotiabank likely to come on board on November 23rd of this year, this will bring the...

Personal Tax Planning and the RDSP – an article by Jamie Golombek

If you would like easy to understand information on the new Registered Disability Savings Plan please visit www.rdsp.com. Recently a very comprehensive and well-researched article was published on the Registered Disability Savings Plan in the Canadian Tax Journal.  The...

First RDSP $1,500 Contest Winner Announced – Two More Draws Left

If you would like easy to understand information on the new Registered Disability Savings Plan please visit www.rdsp.com. London Drugs and PLAN announce winner of June 15 Registered Disability Savings Plan contest – Port Coquitlam family to receive $1,500...