Secretariat support to advisory committees

The Accessibility Secretariat provides support to a number of advisory committees.

Registered Disability Savings Plan (RDSP) Action Group

This group brings together leaders from the financial sector and disability organizations in B.C. They work to provide advice to government and promote the RDSP.

The RDSP is a long-term savings plan for people with disabilities. You must qualify for the federal Disability Tax Credit (DTC/T2201) to be eligible.

Members of the RDSP Action Group offer free support to open a savings plan. Reach out to Access RDSP’s free helpline by:

Presidents Group

Formed in 2013, the Presidents Group is a network of 25 change-driven B.C. business leaders. They are champions for more accessible, inclusive workplaces. They model and champion inclusive employment practices. They’re working to make accessibility a hallmark of how B.C. does business.

Accessibility Legislation and COVID-19 Advisory Committee

This group provides advice and guidance to government about how people with disabilities are being impacted by COVID-19.  They also provided advice on accessibility legislation development.