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After 2023, a person living with a developmental disability in Ontario, who does not have legal capacity, will have to apply for guardianship and relinquish ALL THEIR LEGAL RIGHTS simply to open an RDSP. And there are other situations where guardianship will be required in order to access and use an RDSP. This is wrong!


The RDSP Action Coalition calls on Attorney General Downey to address this issue by removing these legal barriers that are detrimental to so many people living with a developmental disability in Ontario.


Visit WeNeedAction.ca to learn more about the issue and what you can do to help.


The RDSP Action Coalition is comprised of representatives from Autism Ontario, Community Living Ontario, Family Alliance Ontario, PooranLaw and Partners for Planning.

Leah Bowman at 3:10 PM
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