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19 March 2013
National charitable organization, Social and Enterprise Development Innovations (SEDI), is pleased to announce the receipt of a $10,000 donation in support of its Independent Living Account (ILA) program, from an anonymous fund at the Toronto Community Foundation. The ILA program enables low-income people living in transitional and shelter housing to build the financ...
6 March 2013
March 12, 2013, 3:30-4:30 pm (EST) / 12:30-1:30 pm (PST) - Assets for Independence (AFI) Resource Center will be hosting a webinar as part of its “Tools for Success” series. In this hour-long webinar, you will hear from two representatives of the National Endowment for Financial Education, a foundation dedicated to inspiring empowered financial decision-making fo...
20 November 2012
As part of a series of Financial Literacy Month events, the Honourable Ted Menzies, Minister of State (Finance), participated in the launch of a new report, titled The Case for Financial Literacy, by scholar Jennifer Robson, of Carleton University.Read more...
15 November 2012
 The Canadian Centre for Financial Literacy (CCFL), a division of Social and Enterprise Development innovations (SEDI), today launched The Case for Financial Literacy, a research report providing evidence that financial literacy education is a critical support for low-income and vulnerable Canadians and can make an important contribution to their well-being. “Low...
29 October 2012
With one of the highest debt-to-income ratios in the OECD and savings rates that are 75% lower than twenty years ago, Canadians are visibly struggling with their financial obligations in an era of increasing financial complexity.Read more...
27 October 2012
 National charitable organization SEDI – Social and Enterprise Development Innovations, today endorsed the recommendations of the Commission for the Review of Social Assistance in Ontario and called on the Government of Ontario to move forward with their implementation as soon as possible. “The Commission’s report tackles the systemic barriers current...
11 October 2012
Dear friends, I am pleased to announce the confirmation of Elizabeth (Liz) Mulholland as SEDI’s new Chief Executive Officer (CEO), effective September 1, 2012. After 11 years as a SEDI Board member, Liz stepped in as Interim CEO in November, 2011. Since then, she has led the organization through a comprehensive strategic planning process, helping to set an ambitious ...
7 June 2012
“Several polls released this spring reveal the extent of concern among Canadians about worsening income inequality."Read more...
6 June 2012
“The D is for destitution, and it is the date a single person on welfare would run out of money if he or she were living at the poverty line, according to Social Planning Toronto."Read more...
16 April 2012
This Learning Circle will provide an opportunity for practitioners to learn about innovative ways/models of engaging youth in financial literacy as it relates to educational attainment. Participants will have an opportunity to learn about the Youth.Read more...
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