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Start planning for your kids’ education after high school. StartSmart is a 1 hour workshop where you will learn how to open a registered education savings plan (RESP) and how to get free money from the government for your child’s post-secondary education.


Duration: 1 hour
Cost: Free

Learn the skills

  • Open a no-fee Registered Education Savings Plan (RESP) at your bank for your kids' education after high school
  • Up to $2,000 in free government money with the Canada Learning Bond
  • Up to $7,200 with the Canada Education Savings Grant
  • $2000 + $7200 = $9,200 in free government bonds and grants


Are you ready to learn about Registered Education Savings Plan (RESPs)?

Register now for StartSmart workshop using our calendar

Ready to open your child’s RESP now?

Download the Quick Reference Guide to Opening an RESP. It even includes questions to ask your RESP provider!

Or, start your RESP application online through SmartSAVER:

A note about StartSAVER: SmartSAVER is a non-profit community project. Their goal is to make it easier for families to understand and access the government money that is available for education after high school using a Registered Education Savings Plan (RESP)

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