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Start planning for your kids’ education after high school. StartSmart is a 1.5-hour workshop where you will learn how to open a registered education savings plan (RESP) and how to get money from the government for your child’s post-secondary education.


Duration: 2 hours
Cost: Free

Learn the skills

  • Get government money for your kids' education after high school
  • Up to $2,000 free per child with the Canada Learning Bond
  • Up to $7,200 with the Canada Education Savings Grant
  • Open a no-fee Registered Education Savings Plan (RESP) at your bank to help you save.


This program is for anyone interested in learning about a Registered Education Savings Plan (RESP).


Check out our event calendar for workshop times

Visit SmartSAVER for RESP information in 16 different languages.


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:

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