Statistics Canada released 2011 census data today showing the average (median) age of Canadians rose to an all time high of 40.6 years old. This is significant since it confirms that indeed government services will need to adapt to an aging population specifically with respect to healthcare spending. Have a look at our handy infographic [...]
One in three Canadians will face a mental illness in their lifetime – Learn how the Canadian Government is helping those with brain disabilities.
Brain and neurological disorders are one of the most challenging areas in the field of medicine in the 21st century. With costs related to both treatment and the economic burden of the disability itself, major governments around the world are realizing something has to be done. In Canada alone, severe mental health problems cost the government [...]
Building accessible environments fit to accommodate all people is now, not just a priority, but a responsibility. To meet the needs of people with disabilities and the demands of a largely ageing population, the Canadian government realizes the importance of coming up with measures or standards to support taxpaying citizens. In lieu of this understanding, [...]
Many of our clients (disabled Canadians and their relatives) receive sizable tax refunds ranging from $500 to $40,000 as a result of becoming approved for the Disability Tax Credit. Some are unsure what to do with this found money. The Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) does not mandate how you can spend your disability tax refund. They [...]
If you are in the middle of making a Disability Tax Credit claim, this phrase may be familiar to you, as it is used by the Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) in both verbal and written communications. In most cases, all you can do is wait for the CRA to make their decision. There may be [...]