Multiple Sclerosis Society of Canada


Senate Committee Report Released – Breaking Down Barriers

June 27, 2018 – The Standing Senate Committee on Social Affairs, Science, and Technology released the report Breaking Down Barriers: A Critical Analysis of the Disability Tax Credit and the Registered Disability Savings Plan.

The report makes 16 recommendations aimed at improving the Disability Tax Credit program and the Registered Disability Savings Plan. Of particular note are the references to “episodic” and “MS”. We also recognize Recommendation #14 – to make the DTC refundable – a priority item for our advocacy efforts.

Benjamin Davis, president, Atlantic Division and National vice-president, government relations was witness at the Senate meeting in January and was quoted in the report.

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