Every year, the Financial Consumer Agency of Canada (FCAC) hosts Financial Literacy Month throughout November. Resources for teachers and students are available on the FCAC website, as well as through the Canadian Foundation for Economic Education (CFEE) which organizes “Talk With Our Kids About Money” and the “Money Fair.” The FCAC helps coordinate the efforts of, […]
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It’s never too late to start.” Talk with Our Kids About Money Day is coming up soon – April 18, 2018. Did you register your Secondary Level 1 class?
The inauguration of the FOCUS students’ T-shirt printing project at Lindsay Place High School (LPHS) received a boost from an in-house brainstorming session with Brian Smith of the Canadian Federation for Economic Education (CFEE) which runs the financial literacy program: “Talk With Our Kids About Money.”
There’s nothing like being entrusted with other people’s money to know real-world responsibility first hand. At Chateauguay Valley Regional High School, a dozen Cycle Two students are gaining exactly that experience. In partnership with Desjardins’ Caisse du Haut-St-Laurent, they are operating an in-school student “caisse.”
Did you know that since 2011 Canada has had a Financial Literacy Month and that it is November? In the mid-1990s, the government set in motion an extensive review and public consultations that resulted in a series of reforms to the financial sector and the creation of the Financial Consumer Agency of Canada (FCAC).