Reaching First Nation and Aboriginal Communities

By Victor Lethbridge After several years of presenting information about the Registered Disability Savings Plan (RDSP) to First Nations and Aboriginal communities, I’ve recognized a few common issues. Despite being around for nearly ten years, almost no one from...

RDSP Telephone Seminar – July 21, 2010 in Mandarin

Poster-RDSP Chinese Telelearning -July21-2010 PLAN  is hosting a Chinese RDSP telephone seminar for Chinese families across the country July 21, 2010. Please see the attached poster for more information. RDSP Teleseminar (Mandarin) Date and Time: Wednesday, July 21, 2010...

Announcing our new “Step-by-Step” guide – Free Download!

PLAN’s new  Step by Step Guide (to becoming eligible, opening and managing your Registered Disability Savings Plan) is available now for free download. Just click on the following link:  Step-by-Step Guide With support from the Investor Education Fund, the guide...

Yet another full exemption! Northwest Territories exempts RDSP from Income Security Programs for people with disabilities

The Government of the Northwest Territories has joined the group of provinces and territories who are progressively backing the full exemption of RDSPs from affecting their provincial disability income assistance.   The Honourable Jackson Lafferty announced that the NWT...

Yukon Exempts the RDSP

Yukon is the first Territory in Canada to exempt the RDSP . They recently published a new version of the Yukon Social Assistance Regulations. In these regulations they have exempted the RDSP as an asset and indicated that it...

Provincial/Territorial Update – Keeping Track of Your Province/Territory

Currently BC, Alberta, Newfoundland, Saskatchewan, Manitoba, Ontario, Nova Scotia, NWT and Yukon have exempted the RDSP as an asset and/or income. Quebec and New Brunswick have exempted the RDSP as an asset but are capping the amount of income that you...