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23 March 2021
Pilot project secured $138.5 million in new income for low-income Manitobans over 4 years   WINNIPEG/TREATY ONE TERRITORY, March 23, 2021 / CNW/  – Urgently needed free financial help services for vulnerable Manitobans could not be ending at a worse time, as more low-income people than ever are seeking help to file their taxes and deal with CERB r...
10 December 2020
Five-year program includes new financial literacy partnership with Prosper Canada   WINNIPEG, MB and TORONTO, Dec. 10, 2020 /CNW/ - Today, IG Wealth Management ("IG") announced the launch of the IG Empower Your Tomorrow Indigenous Commitment, which dedicates $5 million over the next five years to support programs and initiatives to further the financial...
19 November 2020
TORONTO, Nov. 19, 2020 /CNW/ - A new Leger survey commissioned by national charity Prosper Canada shows that significantly more Canadians earning under $40,000, versus Canadians earning $40,000 or more, report that almost all aspects of their finances have worsened since the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic.   Canadians were asked in the survey to indicat...
10 November 2020
New report shines a light on consumer debt – a potential roadblock to Canada's recovery   TORONTO, Nov. 10, 2020 /CNW/ - Almost half of low-income households and 62 per cent of moderate-income households carry debt, with households on low incomes spending 31 per cent of their income on debt repayments, according to a new report published by national cha...