New Financial Consumer Protection Framework

Do you have a Registered Disability Savings Plan (RDSP), or another account with a bank? If so, you may be happy to hear about the new Financial Consumer Protection Framework that has come into effect. As of June 30,...

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Access RDSP receives continued funding

We are thrilled to announce that our Access RDSP partnership between BC Aboriginal Network on Disability Society (BCANDS), Disability Alliance BC (DABC) and Plan Institute has received another three years of funding from the provincial government. This means that...

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New Resource: Guide to the DTC and RDSP for Newcomers with Disabilities

Disability Alliance BC, Plan Institute, and the Ontario Council of Agencies Serving Immigrants have developed a new guide intended to help frontline workers in settlement agencies and advocates introduce newcomers with disabilities to both the Disability Tax Credit and...

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Taxes and the RDSP

The Registered Disability Savings Plan (RDSP) is often confused with the Registered Retirement Savings Plan (RRSP) due to the similar goals of these plans. One of the main differences between these plans is how they are treated when it...

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The RDSP: Rosie’s Story

.   For RDSP awareness month, we asked someone with an RDSP to share their experience. This is what they had to say.   At 34 years old my life completely changed I was a university graduate who was...

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Why Connecting Patients with the DTC & RDSP Matters: A Physician’s Perspective

  A 48 year old with multiple sclerosis, a 24 year old with leukemia, an 18 year old with Down’s Syndrome, a 35 year old with recurrent bouts of severe depression. These are all patients of mine, each one...

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Everyone Should Be Talking About Disability Poverty

by Michelle Hewitt, Co-Chair, Disability Without Poverty This month, everyone is talking about the Registered Disability Savings Plan (RDSP) – and so they should! Since its creation in 2008, the RDSP has been at the forefront of looking after...

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Ask an Expert – RDSP Live Q & A

Join us for a free RDSP Ask an Expert event with Laura Mackenrot. Wednesday, October 20th at 10 AM PST. Click here to register here.

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RDSPs and Uncle Sam: What you need to know

    The United States is known for many things: American football, Hollywood, and fast-food, to name a few. However, one thing it is increasingly becoming infamous for is the way it taxes its people. U.S. taxation is based...

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Budget 2021 – The RDSP, DTC and the Canada Disability Benefit

On April 19th, the Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Finance, the Honourable Chrystia Freeland, released Budget 2021: A Recovery Plan for Jobs, Growth, and Resilience. Within the budget there are some exciting mentions related to the Canadian Disability Benefit as...

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