Stories

Resilience – What Does it Mean?

By Donna Thomson I am a mother, an author and the wife of the Canadian High Commissioner to the UK. This is my family – my husband Jim and my daughter Natalie who is …

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Sign up for the best government program in Canada – the RDSP – Globe and Mail

Imagine a savings program where the federal government gives a man or woman up to $3 for every $1 contributed by that man or woman – to a lifetime maximum of $70,000. Wouldn’t people …

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PLAN Response to BC Speech from the Throne

By Kristi Fairholm Mader “Families are the first educators and the first line of healing and protection. They are where we turn when times are tough and when we seek inspiration. Families can extend beyond …

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The RDSP and future financial security for children in care

One of the public policy questions that emerged shortly after the launch of the RDSP at the end of 2008, was: “Who should act as account holders of RDSPs of children in care once …

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