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Links

We know there is a lot of information to digest when it comes to RESPs and investing. Hummingbird Aboriginal Student Futures is here to help. Here are some links we think you might find useful when it comes to opening an RESP for your child:

For More Information:

Consumer Info: Education Savings for Your Child
www.canlearn.ca/eng/savings/index.shtml

Educational Programs and Materials

BCED Aboriginal Education Resources
www.bced.gov.bc.ca/abed/documents.htm

First Nations Education Act

Aboriginal Education
www.aved.gov.bc.ca/aboriginal/welcome.htm

An Aboriginal Education Enhancement Agreement
www.bced.gov.bc.ca/abed/agreements/
A working agreement between a school district, all local Aboriginal communities, and the Ministry of Education designed to enhance the educational success of Aboriginal students.

Understanding the Early Years (UEY)
www.hrsdc.gc.ca/eng/community_partnerships/early_years/index.shtml
A national initiative that enables members of communities across Canada to better understand the needs of their young children and families so that they can determine the best programs and services to meet those needs.

PSSSP: Indian and Northern Affairs Canada
www.ainc-inac.gc.ca/edu/ep/pse1-eng.asp

First Nations Education Steering Committee
www.fnesc.ca/publications/index.php#publications

Scholarships and Awards

www.aboriginallearning.ca/taxonomy/term/2

Aboriginal Banking in BC

Royal Bank:
www.rbcroyalbank.com/commercial/aboriginal/index.html

BMO:
www4.bmo.com/vgn/aboriginal/en/

Scotiabank:
www.scotiabank.com/cda/content/0,1608,CID338_LIDen,00.html

Vancity:
www.vancity.com/MyCommunity/OurVision/GrowingTheSocialEconomy/
InvestingInTargetedCommunities/FirstNationsAndAboriginal/