Registered education saving plan withdrawals: Em20-62/2017E-PDF

technical report prepared for the Canada Education Savings Program summative evaluation /

“The Canada Education Savings Program (CESP) was introduced in 1998 in order to encourage Canadians to save for the post-secondary education (PSE) of their children. At the time, the Canada Education Savings Grant (CESG) provided a grant of 20% on the first $2,000 of contributions to a Registered Education Savings Plan (RESP) for children up to the age of 17. Since 1998, there have been many enhancements to the program, most notably the introduction of the Additional CESG (A-CESG) and the Canada Learning Bond (CLB) in 2005. This study is a part of the overall work being conducted for the Summative Evaluation of the CESP to quantify if the CESP is achieving its objective, which is “…ensuring that families can better save for their children’s future education by providing stronger incentives through the CESP.” The study examines withdrawals from RESPs"--Introd., p. 3.

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Department/Agency Employment and Social Development Canada. Strategic and Service Policy Branch.
Title Registered education saving plan withdrawals
Subtitle technical report prepared for the Canada Education Savings Program summative evaluation /
Publication Type Monograph
Language [English]
Other Language Editions [French]
Format Electronic
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Note Issued also in French under title: Retraits des régime enregistré d’épargne-études. Cover title. "December 2013." Incorrect catalogue number (Em20-63/2017E-PDF) and ISBN (978-0-660-08140-3) printed in this publication.
Date c2017.
Number of Pages 24 p. :
ISBN 978-0-660-08138-0
Catalogue Number
  • Em20-62/2017E-PDF
Departmental Catalogue Number SP-1141-09-17
Subject Terms Postsecondary education, Savings, Federal programs