If you would like easy to understand information on the new Registered Disability Savings Plan please visit www.rdsp.com.
PLAN recognized Prime Minister Harper with it’s highest honour yesterday – an honourary lifetime membership – in recognition of the implementation of the Registered Disability Savings Plan. The Prime Minister was joined by Steven Fletcher, Minister of State for Democratic Reform, and Rick Hansen, President and CEO of the Rick Hansen Foundation at an event to raise awareness of Canada’s new RDSP. The event was hosted by the Burnaby Association for Community Inclusion.
To see video of Prime Ministers speech click on this link: http://vimeo.com/7339976
Excerpt from the official press release:
“While barriers still exist, people like Rick Hansen are a testament to what can be accomplished through courage and determination,” said the Prime Minister. “Through initiatives like the Registered Disability Savings Plan, our government is helping Canadians with disabilities make even greater contributions to our country.”