Minister Bergen addresses Special Olympics Canada to highlight benefits of Registered Disability Savings Plan

The Honourable Candice Bergen, Minister of State (Social Development), highlighted the benefits of the Registered Disability Savings Plan (RDSP) during a meeting of Special Olympics senior representatives from all regions of Canada, who gathered in Ottawa today. She encouraged...

PERSONAL FINANCE: It’s time to take advantage of the disability savings plan—Julie Shea—thespec.com

I love free money, especially when it is the government’s money. That is why I was surprised to discover that I was unaware of a program that could possibly provide up to $90,000 in free money to eligible candidates....

Disabled ill informed about registered savings plans

  RDSPs have financial benefits even for those who don’t make contributions By Tom McFeat, CBC News Only about 11 per cent of the estimated total of 550,000 Canadians who are eligible for an RDSP have opened an account. (iStock)  ...

Statement of Entitlement to RDSP Holders—from the Government of Canada

In the coming months, a Statement of Entitlement (SoE) will be sent to all RDSP holders. This annual mail-out was implemented last year. The SoE provides important information about the amount of grants and bonds that an RDSP beneficiary is...

RDSP-Uptake Survey

Help us spread the word about the RDSP! The Registered Disability Savings Plan (RDSP) is a government-funded, long-term financial planning tool for people with disabilities. Beneficiaries of the RDSP can be eligible to receive up to $3 from the...

Canada Launches Caregiver Tax Credit—Tax News

Canada’s Finance Minister Jim Flaherty has been promoting a series of tax reliefs aimed at helping caregivers and those with disabilities, including a new tax credit. Addressing the Canadian Cancer Society Flaherty reminded families of a new federal tax...

New RDSP products available from HRSDC!

From the Federal Government’s RDSP Grant, Bond and Outreach Team: “It is a pleasure to announce another new feature to our website – videos about the Registered Disability Savings Plan (RDSP), the Canada Disability Savings Grant and the Canada Disability Savings...

RDSP Reforms Become Law

Several reforms important to people with disabilities became law in mid-December when Bill C-47 (the last of the budget Bills) was passed by the Senate and given Royal Assent. In his budget, Finance Minister Flaherty announced carry forward provisions...