Interview Opportunity - Deadline Looming for 2008 RDSP Contribution: Talk to BMO, Canada's First Bank

    TORONTO, Feb. 20 /CNW/ -

    WHAT:  The Registered Disability Savings Plan is a new federal government
           initiative introduced to enhance the long-term financial security
           of people with disabilities.

    WHY:   An estimated 4.4 million Canadians-one out of every seven in the
           population-reported having a disability in 2006 according to
           Statistics Canada. Canada is the first country in the world to
           offer a registered savings product for people with disabilities.
           The contribution deadline is fast approaching - March 2, 2009.

    WHO:   David Sharone, BMO Financial Group is available to help shed light
           on RDSPs and how they can help people with disabilities and their
           families. He can discuss and help answer:

           -  What is an RDSP and how does it work?
           -  Who qualifies for an RDSP?
           -  As a parent with a child with disabilities, how can I help
              enhance their long-term financial security?
           -  How do I set up an RDSP?

For further information:

For further information: To arrange an interview, contact: Deborah Rowe,
Toronto,, (416) 867-3996; Lucie Gosselin, Montreal,, (514) 877-1101; Laurie Grant, Vancouver,, (604) 665-7596; Internet:

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