Financial Literacy Task Force Releases Summary of Public Consultations

The Task Force on Financial Literacy released today a summary of its national public consultations with Canadians. The document, What We Heard , is a summary of the submissions and comments submitted by Canadians to the Working Group as part of the public consultations that were held in each province and territory and ended in May 2010. […]

Canada’s Financial Literacy Task Force releases summary of public consultations

The Task Force on Financial Literacy today released a summary of its nationwide public consultations with Canadians. The document, entitled What We Heard, is a summary of the presentations, submissions and comments Canadians made to the Task Force during its public consultations in every Canadian province and territory, which wrapped up in May 2010. “The Task […]

Financial Literacy Task Force Undertakes Public Consultations Across Canada

Financial Literacy Task Force Undertakes Public Consultations Across Canada Today, the Financial Literacy Task Force kicks off its pan-Canadian public consultations, starting simultaneously with sessions in Vancouver, British Columbia, and Yellowknife, NT -Where is. These consultations will be an opportunity to be heard by groups and individuals representing a broad cross-section of Canadian society, including […]

Task Force on Financial literacy kicks-off public consultation sessions across Canada

Task Force on Financial literacy kicks-off public consultation sessions across Canada The Task Force on Financial Literacy begins its cross-Canada public consultations today in Vancouver, British Columbia and simultaneously in Yellowknife, Northwest Territories. The sessions will feature presentations by groups and individuals representing a cross section of Canadian society, including the private, public and voluntary […]

Electronic Flash: Deadlines for registration at public meetings

Deadlines to register for Public Working Group on Financial Literacy are fast approaching! For the Vancouver, Yellowknife, Calgary, Saskatoon, and Winnipeg sessions , the deadline has been extended by two days to respond to requests. The new deadline is this Thursday, March 25th . For Whitehorse, Iqaluit, Toronto, Ottawa, Montreal, Quebec City, Moncton, Charlottetown, Halifax, […]

Task Force Email Newsflash: Deadlines to register for public sessions

The deadlines for registering to appear at the public sessions of the Task Force are coming up fast! For Vancouver, Yellowknife, Calgary, Saskatoon, and Winnipeg, the deadline has been extended by two days to accomodate demand from late registrants. The new deadline is this Thursday, March 25, by 5:00 p.m., local time. For Whitehorse, Iqaluit, […]

MARCH 23 DEADLINE TO REGISTER FOR PUBLIC SESSIONS IN VANCOUVER, YELLOWKNIFE, CALGARY, SASKATOON, AND WINNIPEG

The Task Force on Financial Literacy today confirmed that March 23 is the deadline to register to make a presentation to the Task Force during its public sessions in Vancouver, Yellowknife, Calgary, Saskatoon, and Winnipeg during the week of April 6-9. Members of the Task Force will meet face-to-face with Canadians in every province and […]

Canadians have a say in financial literacy

The Task Force on Financial Literacy has launched a comprehensive national consultation process by issuing a consultation paper that addresses important questions about how Canadians make financial decisions. “Financial literacy is essential for all Canadians,” said Donald A. Stewart, Chair of the Task Force. “It can improve the quality of life for Canadians and their families, […]

Canadians Have Their Say on Financial Literacy

Task Force releases consultation document announcing online forum and cross-Canada sessions Canada’s Task Force on Financial Literacy kicked off an extensive national consultation process with the release of a consultation document exploring key issues about how Canadians make financial decisions. “Financial literacy is essential to all Canadians,” said Task Force Chair Donald A. Stewart. “It […]

Minister of Finance Establishes Task Force on Financial Literacy

The Honorable Jim Flaherty, Minister of Finance, today announced the establishment of the Task Force on Financial Literacy, which will help create a coherent national strategy to support initiatives across Canada to improve financial education. “Our economy is based on the millions of financial decisions Canadians make every day,” said Minister Flaherty. Recent events show us […]