Stories

Dragon boating, books and family

The most recent edition of CLBC’s magazine Celebrate Diverse Abilities includes a number of stories contributed by PLAN Members on the theme of “Pride in my Identity”.  Tara Leroux wrote a great piece about …

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Dawning of a New Age for People with Disabilities in Canada

By Al Etmanski, PLAN co-founder The recently proposed Accessible Canada Act and the just released Senate report on essential fixes for Revenue Canada concerning the disability tax credit, Breaking Down Barriers are stellar achievements for advocates with disabilities …

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Breaking Down Barriers – Senate Recommendations for the DTC & RDSP

The Senate Committee on Social Affairs, Science and Technology recently released a report, Breaking Down Barriers, based on their study of the Disability Tax Credit (DTC) and the Registered Disability Savings Plan (RDSP). Both programs …

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A Big Step Towards Inclusive Communities: The Accessible Canada Act

Standing with our allies in the Family Movement, Planned Lifetime Advocacy Network (PLAN) and Plan Institute are encouraged by the recent introduction of Bill C-81, the Accessible Canada Act – Canada’s first-ever piece of …

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