Blog

28 September 2018
Author: Simi Khosa
The Financial Empowerment and Problem Solving (FEPS) program provides one-on-one financial problem-solving, tax filing assistance and financial education workshops to Ontarians with low and modest incomes and urgent financial problems.
26 June 2018
Author: Trisha Islam
From May 7 to 9, the 2018 ABLE Financial Empowerment Conference was held in Richmond, British Columbia hosted by the ABLE Financial Empowerment Steering Committee with support from Family Services of Greater Vancouver and Prosper Canada.
14 March 2018
Author: Elizabeth Mulholland
On February 21 2018, the Honourable Jean-Yves Duclos shared what Canadians have told him about poverty. He heard that poverty isn’t just about not enough money. Poverty goes hand in hand with hunger, inadequate housing, poor physical and mental health, discrimination, and social exclusion.
20 February 2018
Author: John Cockburn
Growing up in a small northern town, I have become accustomed to measuring distance in hours and not kilometres. Where I was born and raised it was two hours to the nearest mall, movie theatre, or fast food joint. 
20 December 2017
Author: Chloe Stanois
Rachid came to Canada from Syria with his wife and three children as government sponsored refugees. They had the support of friends within the community, as well as Reception House for settlement assistance.
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