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The pre-budget report also recommends reforming the registered disability savings plan

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Changes to take effect Jan. 1, 2021

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The extension is welcome news for Canadians with disabilities

Parliament Hill building closeup in Ottawa, Canada

About 1.67 million people will receive payments of up to $600

Parliament Hill building closeup in Ottawa, Canada

The one-time payment is for increased costs related to support workers during the pandemic

Parliament Hill building closeup in Ottawa, Canada

The government says the pandemic may disproportionately affect those with disabilities

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The Registered Disability Savings Plan requires proper planning

The proposal would lower the threshold for the credit, allowing 35,000 more people to qualify

Trouble ahead, Businessman with umbrella standing in front of stormy clouds

The culprit is likely finances, not risk awareness

  • By: Staff
  • May 28, 2019 May 28, 2019
  • 13:03
Parliament Hill building closeup in Ottawa, Canada

The program doesn't currently offer enough help to those too poor to pay income tax, a report says