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27 July 2016
Do you work for a not-for-profit organization that serves Newcomers to Canada?  Would you like to offer them financial literacy education?   Prosper Canada and The Saint John Multicultural & Newcomers Resource Centre Inc. invite you to join us for a two-day financial literacy facilitator training workshop! When: Tue...
20 July 2016
Register for one of the following webinars to learn about a revolutionary new online evaluation question tool we're designing to help organizations measure the effectiveness of their financial literacy and coaching programs:    August 8 12:00 p.m.–1:00 p.m. EDT August 11 1:00 p.m.–2:00 p.m. EDT   Join Lilian Knorr and Salima Sharif...
15 June 2016
A new report published by The School of Public Policy at the University of Calgary titled The Disability Tax Credit: Why it fails and how to fix it explains the limitations of the disability tax credit and provides recommendations on how to improve it.    The disability tax credit is currently only helping a small number of Canadians living with a d...
31 May 2016
The 2016 federal Budget announced a forthcoming review of Canada’s banking legislation that will be an important opportunity to strengthen financial inclusion and protection for people with low incomes in Canada.   Specifically, the federal government announced it will postpone the deadline for a mandatory 5-year review of Canada’s Bank Act until Marc...
30 May 2016
Do you work for a not-for-profit organization that serves people living on low incomes? Would you like to offer them financial literacy education?   Register for the online Financial Literacy Facilitator Training course which starts on September 12, 2016.    Our 7-week online curriculum is designed to prepare frontline workers to deliver an easy-to-...
30 May 2016
Do you work for a not-for-profit organization that serves Newcomers to Canada?  Would you like to offer them financial literacy education?   Prosper Canada and READ Saskatoon invite you to join us for a two-day financial literacy facilitator training workshop! When: Thursday September 15th and Friday September 16th...
26 May 2016
Do you work for a not-for-profit organization that serves Newcomers to Canada?  Would you like to offer them financial literacy education? Prosper Canada and South Riverdale Community Health Centre invite you to join us for a two-day financial literacy facilitator training workshop! When: Monday June 13th and Tuesday June 14th ...
19 May 2016
Ontario is helping people living on low incomes to build their financial literacy skills by partnering with Prosper Canada to provide financial education services in communities across Ontario, including two new programs in Ottawa and Kitchener-Waterloo.   As part of the province's two-year, $1.5 million investment in Prosper Canada, the Financial Empowerment...
4 May 2016
fran├žais Prosper Canada is seeking applications from non-profit/charitable organizations to be part of a new project, Financial Empowerment Champions.     Prosper Canada will collaborate with five organizations across the country to improve the financial wellbeing of over one million Canadians living on low incomes.   Project funding of up to $150...
8 April 2016
It was with deep sadness that we learned of the passing of our founder, colleague, friend, and mentor, Peter Nares.  Peter will be missed as a dear colleague and friend, but also as a visionary with an unstoppable belief in the desire and capacity of all people to forge a decent life for themselves and their families, and a bottomless desire to give those burdened by ...
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