The Task Force on Financial Literacy has released a summary of its nationwide public consultations with Canadians.

What We Heard is a summary of the presentations, submissions and comments we received from Canadians during our public consultations in every province and territory, which wrapped up in May 2010.

On behalf of our fellow Task Force members, we would like to thank everyone who responded so enthusiastically in contributing to this ambitious public consultation, by speaking to us about your experiences, your views and your ideas on financial literacy. Your involvement has been essential and your comments have helped to shape our thinking on how to build a national strategy to strengthen financial literacy in Canada.

At the end of this year, we will submit a final report to the Minister of Finance, outlining our recommendations on a national financial literacy strategy.

Donald A. Stewart L. Jacques Ménard
Chair Vice-Chair