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19 June 2020
Author: Galen MacLusky and Glenna Harris
Galen MacGlusky and Glenna Harris of Prosper Canada write in Tamarak Institutes' June, 2020 blog about Prosper Canada's network of 14 Financial Empowerment champion (FEC) - organizations that aim to expand proven financial empowerment interventions in communities across the country, and how these organizations see the way through to supporting Canadians weather the current financial crisis.

Originally published by Tamarack
27 May 2020
Author: Wendy Abbott-Serroul
Many opportunities exist to support newcomers to Canada become a part of a welcoming community. Newcomers can access help in looking for employment, help with navigating the school system, and support for youth to develop the skills necessary for bright and successful futures. Often non-profits, and many settlement and community programs are available to aid refugees and newcomers establish themselves as Canadians. Still, newcomers to Canada often face many challenges in navigating their way through a new environment, particularly when it comes to relating to a unique and new financial landscape.
 
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. 
9 August 2017
Author: Tara Popovic
The Financial Empowerment and Problem Solving (FEPS) program provides free, confidential, one-on-one support to individuals living on low incomes to help them build their financial health. 
19 June 2017
Author: Chloe Stanois
In 2013, Aïssatou had to take time off work for health reasons, which lead to financial problems. Thankfully, she was able to bounce back. Here's the story of a courageous woman who knew to call on the experts.
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