Publications

Prosper Canada collaborates with policy makers, academics and frontline workers to build a base of evidence concerning strategies for action that empower low-income and vulnerable families.

The majority of our publications are provided in accessible formats. For publications that do not meet this requirement, an accessible format is available on request at info@prospercanada.org.

2014
A submission by the Asset Building Learning Exchange (ABLE) in response to the federal government’s consultation on strengthening the financial literacy of designated priority groups. This report provides recommendations to ensure all vulnerable Canadians can access quality, unbiased financial information, education and advice and provides examples and further solutions for overcoming some of the barriers they may face.
2014
A joint submission of the Canadian Literacy and Learning Network , Momentum Calgary, SEED Winnipeg, Social and Prosper Canada, and St. Christopher House in Toronto – five non-profit organizations working to strengthen the financial inclusion and well-being of low-income and vulnerable Canadians.
2013
Financial empowerment is an approach to poverty reduction that focuses on improving the financial security of low-income people. This brief outlines the framework for this approach including proven interventions that are helping low-income people participate and feel included in our financial system.
2013
This brief provides recommendations on the next phase of the Ontario government’s Poverty Reduction Strategy. It focuses on the Financial Empowerment approach to improving the financial security of low and modest‐income households.
2013
Read SEDI's recommendations for financial literacy programming and incentivized savings for youth in care in the Opportunities Account for Youth in Care Final Report (July 2013). The report captures the results of a pilot project which sought to equip youth in care with the financial literacy knowledge, skills and behaviour required for them to thrive as successful adults.
2013
This infographic reflects findings from the Financial Literacy for Ontarians project. The Centre for Financial Literacy provided financial literacy training to more than 75 Ontario community organizations serving Aboriginal Peoples, newcomers to Canada, youth, women, and families with children through this project.
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