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Offers member to save for a child’s post-secondary education


Government Assistance

Canada Education Savings Grants (CESG)

If the beneficiary is younger than 17 years old, the government directly contributes towards the child’s RESP with 20% of every annual deposit, up to $500 per year, with a lifetime grant limit of $7,200, where unused grant room can be carried forward for future years.


A subscriber can contribute any amount to an RESP, subject to a lifetime contribution limit of $50,000 per beneficiary.

​Contributions made to an RESP are not tax deductible.


​A master list of qualifying education institutions is available at the government of Canada website

In order to withdraw money from an RESP, the subscriber needs the student to provide proof of enrollment confirming the beneficiary is enrolled as a student

A subscriber’s original contributions are not deductible from their income tax, and the original contribution amount can be withdrawn tax-free at any time

​Please visit the Canadian Revenue Agency website for further details

​Deposit Security

At Sharons Credit Union, depositors are 100% protected by the Credit Union Deposit Insurance Corporation of British Columbia.


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