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My Disability Doesn’t Qualify For The Disability Tax Credit |The NBA

Disability Tax Credit Eligibility – What does it take to get approved? “You basically have to be half-dead to qualify!” “I have ­­­­­­­­____ and I’m not eligible, bogus!” “You have to be in a vegetative state to get this!” “My

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Guest Blog: Travel Resources by YVR and Canucks Autism Network

This guest post was written by Canucks Autism Network. YVR and Canucks Autism Network develop Autism Access Sticker and other resources for travelers with autism Travelling through the airport can be an overwhelming and stressful experience for anyone, but for

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Disability Tax Credit Maximum for Children | The NBA

Currently, a disabled adult can claim up to $20,000 for the Disability Tax Credit (DTC), and a disabled child (under 18 years old) can claim up to $50,000 for the DTC based on the province that they are in. Why

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Community Highlight – Canucks Autism in Vancouver

Sports and Autism: Canucks Autism Network Breaks Barriers Do you remember the feeling of exhilaration when you first learned to ride a bike? Or the confidence and camaraderie you felt when you played on your first sports team or made

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Community Highlight: Change Two Lives with Citizen Advocacy Ottawa

This is a guest post from Citizen Advocacy Ottawa. Pictured, Pilar & Sue – volunteer and her match at Citizen Advocacy Ottawa.   Citizen Advocacy Ottawa is a small, but powerful, registered charity. It is one of the few organizations that

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Disability Tax Credit Stories: Living with Diabetes

Diabetes – Disability or Opportunity? This post was written by our ambassador, Debra Gold. Her experience with diabetes is one of inspiration and perseverance. Read about how she claimed her disability tax credit here.     Around 20 years ago

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Disability Tax Credit Stories: Debra Gold

Deb says:  Knowledge is Power This post was written by our ambassador, Debra Gold. She details her experience with the Disability Tax Credit as a client of another service provider, who will remain unnamed per Debra’s discretion.    So, I

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Who can sign my Disability Tax Credit certificate?

The Disability Tax Credit certificate (T2201) is comprised of 2 parts. Part A is what you (and a sponsor) complete. Part B is for your qualified practitioner to complete. This bulk of the form is the most important as you

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Finance Tips: Debt & Being “Judgement Proof”

This week we have a special guest blog from Consolidated Credit. They have a team of amazing counsellors ready to help you manage your finances through your life events and avoiding the burden of debt. —————— Bankruptcy claims are being

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Mental health’ is often confused with ‘mental illness’

In honour of Mental Health Awareness Week, coming up in the first week of May, we’d like to shed some light on the difference between ‘mental health’ and ‘mental illness’. Although the terms are used interchangeably, ‘mental health’ and ‘mental

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