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Type of Aid: Grant
Eligibility Requirements:

  • Child (18 and under)
  • Diagnosed physical or developmental disability
  • Household annual income $70,000 or less
  • Must be a Canadian citizen and/or have permanent resident status in Canada

Contact: Applications can be filled out and mailed to Presidents Choice http://tinyurl.com/qzpuf7w
Toll-Free: 1-866-996-9918
Email: pccharity@loblaw.ca


With a reverse mortgage you don’t make any payments. Instead, the interest on your reverse mortgage accumulates, and the equity that you have in your home decreases with time. If you sell your house or your home no longer is your principal residence, you must repay the loan and any interest that has accumulated.

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Type of Aid: The Registered Disability Savings Plan (RDSP) is a long-term savings plan to help Canadians with disabilities and their families save for the future. If you have an RDSP, you may also be eligible for grants and bonds to help with your long-term savings.
Amount: There is no annual limit on amounts that can be contributed to an RDSP of a particular beneficiary in a given year. However, the overall lifetime limit for a particular beneficiary is $200,000 (all previous contributions and rollover that have previously been made to an RDSP of a particular beneficiary will reduce this amount). Contributions are permitted until the end of the year in which the beneficiary turns 59.
Eligibility Requirements: You should consider opening an RDSP if you have a long-term disability and are:

Paperwork: http://www.cra-arc.gc.ca/E/pub/tg/rc4460/README.html
Contact: 1-800-267-6999 (Canada and United States)


Type of Aid: Matching Grant
Amount: The Government gives matching grants of up to 300 percent, depending on the beneficiary’s family income and contribution. The maximum Grant amount is $3,500 per year, with a limit of $70,000 over your lifetime. Grants are paid into the RDSP until the end of the year you turn 49 years of age.
Eligibility Requirements: 

Paperwork: You must apply for the Grant through the financial organization where you have your RDSP.
To make it easier, you can fill out the application form and print it to take with you to your financial organization:

Contact: 1-800-O-Canada (1-800-622-6232)


Type of Aid: Bond
Amount: If you qualify for the Bond, you can receive up to $1,000 a year, depending on the beneficiary’s family income. Over an individual’s lifetime, there is a limit of $20,000. Bonds are paid into the RDSP until the end of the year the beneficiary turns 49 years of age. You do not need to make any contributions to your RDSP to receive the Bond.
Eligibility Requirements: 

Paperwork: You must apply for the Bond through the financial organization where you have your RDSP.
To make it easier, you can fill out the application form and print it to take with you to your financial organization.

Contact: 1-800-O-Canada (1-800-622-6232)


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March 20th: The Aquassure showroom has closed due to COVID-19. At this time we are still able to ship orders and our shipping/receiving staff are doing their best during limited hours to make sure your orders arrive as fast as possible. If you are local to us and looking to pick up your order, we are doing curbside pickup only at this time by appointment. Please call 250-868-1220 to schedule that. Our phone lines are answered by our answering service who e-mail and text our cell phones with your messages. We will get back to you as soon as possible. Thank you for your patience!