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27 March 2020
This is a summary of Ontario’s Action Plan: Responding to COVID-19 (March 2020 Economic and Fiscal Update). The March 2020 Economic and Fiscal Update provides planning assumptions for 2020-21. The government will provide regular fiscal and economic updates throughout the year. Due to its COVID-19 response, the government is planning a 2020-21 deficit of $20.5B. The ...
23 March 2020
It has been a tumultuous two weeks and, like you, we have been adjusting to remote work, conferring with staff and partners to address urgent needs, and reassessing our 2020-21 organizational priorities in light of COVID-19’s impact.  Safeguarding the well-being of employees and volunteers.   Our first obligation is ensuring the health and well-being of ou...
18 March 2020
On March 18, Prime Minister Trudeau announced the federal government’s economic response to COVID-19.  The following is a summary of key measures prepared by Prosper Canada that outlines support for individuals and families, taxpayers and beneficiaries, communities and community organizations, businesses and financial institutions.   Read more ...
18 March 2020
The Government of Canada is taking strong and quick action to protect our economy, and the health, safety, and jobs of all Canadians during the global COVID-19 outbreak. The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, today announced a new set of economic measures to help stabilize the economy and help Canadians affected by the impacts of this challenging period. These measures, ...
17 March 2020
Getting through a financial emergency Financial emergencies can happen to anyone and come at any time. They can be the result of family illness, job loss, urgent home repairs, or a weather event like a major flood. Some events could even shut down your community for an extended period.   You may be worried about the impact of the current COVID-19 pandemic on...
29 November 2019
The Shared Path: First Nations financial wellness defines financial wellness in the context of First Nations Peoples and communities, reviews why it matters, provides a conceptual framework to help clarify the determinants of financial wellness, and identifies barriers, needs, best practices and principles for building the financial wellness of Indigenous individuals, fam...
29 November 2019
Canadians roundly criticized Prime Minister Kim Campbell in 1993 for her ill-advised declaration that elections were no time to talk about policy. Reflecting on this year’s federal election though, you can’t help but feel there was a grain of truth in her comment.    In elections, parties and candidates typically collapse complex policy issues in...
28 November 2019
Français Ottawa residents join EBO Financial Education Centre in celebrating its 40th anniversary! The Mayor proclaims November 7, 2019, Financial Empowerment Day in Ottawa.   On November 6, more than 125 guests—including members, partners and funders of EBO Financial Education Centre—gathered at Ottawa City Hall to celebrate the 40th annive...
28 November 2019
Française  By Guylaine Fauteux  Like it or not, money plays a big part in everyone’s life. This includes couples living together. Spouses will always have different levels of financial education and different financial habits. So how do you bridge the gap and prevent things from falling apart? Communication is key. To foster communication, partner...
28 November 2019
Français November 28, 2019 (Toronto) – Prosper Canada and the Canadian Council on Social Development today released a new report comparing household financial health across Canada’s 35 largest cities.    A multi-phase research initiative sponsored by the Investment Industry Regulatory Organization of Canada (IIROC), Urban Spotlight: Neighbourho...
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