A plan is needed to ensure that vulnerable people are not made to repay unmanageable
CERB/CRB debts, to pay back the income people lost when their refundable tax benefits were
clawed back because of CERB, and to guarantee that CRB and CWLB are not clawed back from
refundable tax credit payments in the 2021 and 2022 tax years.
In 2016, Prosper Canada partnered with the Ontario government and nine non-profit organizations through the Ontario Financial Empowerment Champions and Financial Empowerment and Problem Solving projects, to pilot delivery of community financial help services for low-income Ontarians.
Prosper Canada provides recommendations to strengthen the proposed Guideline on appropriate products and services for banks.
Canada’s external complaint handing structures and processes play a critical role in levelling the playing field for consumers and financial service providers, helping to offset the inevitable imbalance of power between large financial institutions and individual consumers. Prosper Canada welcomes the opportunity to provide recommendations for strengthening what is currently a weak and inadequate alternative dispute resolution system.
Le Projet national des champions de l’autonomisation financière a permis de soutenir des organismes communautaires sans but lucratif et leurs partenaires locaux dans l’élaboration, la mise en oeuvre et l’élargissement de la portée d’interventions avérées en matière d’autonomisation financière.
The National Financial Empowerment Champions (NFEC) Project supported leading non-profit community organizations and their local partners to develop, implement and scale proven financial empowerment (FE) interventions across Canada with the aim of improving the financial well-being of over one million Canadians.