December 23, 2008

 

Minister Flaherty announces extension for 2008 contributions

 

At an event to mark the national availability of the RDSP through BMO, Federal Finance Minister Jim Flaherty today announced that any contributions made by March 2nd, 2009 will be considered 2008 contributions, and will be matched by 2008 Grants.  This is great news for people and their families who have been desperate to get their plans open and contributions made to access the 2008 Grant and Bond.

 

Federal Government Update

 

Minister Flaherty was joined by Diane Finley, Minister of Human Resources and Social Development Canada, Tom Flynn, Executive Vice President at BMO and Jack Styan, Executive Director of PLAN.

 

Federal Government News Release

 

Listen to the statements made at the December 23rd press conference:

            Honorable Jim Flaherty, Minister of Finance

            Honorable Diane Finley, Minister of Human Resources and Social Development

            Jack Styan, Executive Director of Planned Lifetime Advocacy Network.

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