Category Archives: money / financial

Community Update: Changes to Online Application for Disability and Income Assistance

March 2017 At the end of February, the Ministry of Social Development and Social Innovation (MSDSI) introduced major changes to the way that British Columbians apply for disability and income assistance. Here are the main changes as explained by the … Continue reading

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Access RDSP

Since September 2016, DABC, Plan Institute and the BC Aboriginal Network on Disability Society (BCANDS) have been helping clients to access the Disability Tax Credit (DTC) and the Registered Disability Savings Plan (RDSP) through our Access RDSP program. Access RDSP … Continue reading

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Disability and Estate Planning Webinar

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Registered Disability Savings Plan Survey from Employment and Social Development Canada 

Disability Alliance BC has received the following notice about a survey from Employment and Social Development Canada (ESDC) about the Registered Disability Savings Plan (RDSP): ESDC is evaluating its RDSP program for Canadians with disabilities. Part of this evaluation involves asking people … Continue reading

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Community Update: NEW Registered Disability Savings Plan/Disability Tax Credit Program

October 2016 Disability Alliance BC (DABC) is thrilled to announce a new province-wide program to help British Columbians with disabilities access the Registered Disability Savings Plan (RDSP). This new service has been made possible through the generous support of the … Continue reading

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Community Update: Province Exempts EI Maternity and Parental Benefits for PWD and Income Assistance Recipients

  Dear Community Partner, The Ministry of Social Development and Social Innovation (MSDSI) has made some changes which, starting on October 1st, will impact some PWD and income assistance recipients. Employment Insurance (EI) maternity and parental benefits and EI benefits … Continue reading

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