Our daily blog offers selected news of interest to SmartSAVER’s stakeholders and shines a light on the creative ways that communities are promoting the Canada Learning Bond. Stay up to date, read what others are doing and share your own story.

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IN THE NEWS: April 11, 2016

Today’s news includes articles about the Canada Learning Bond, basic guaranteed income, and financial empowerment, from various news sources including Global News, The Manitoban, and CBC News.


Free Money…And The Mayor Wants Kids To Get It.
iNews880AM Edmonton. April 8, 2016.

In memoriam: Peter Nares.
Prosper Canada website. 8 April 2016

Fight for affordable internet to take centre stage at CRTC hearing today.
CBC News Business. April 11, 2016.

‘Time to take a serious look at basic annual guaranteed income’: Halifax mayor. Global News April 10, 2016.

Progressive Conservatives Pledge To Bolster Manitoba Scholarship And Bursary Initiative. The Manitoban. April 7, 2016

Government of Canada Helps Empower Canadians to Build Their Financial Health. Government of Canada. April 7, 2016

Nunavut elementary school parents go online to help hungry kids. Nunatsiaq Online. April 6, 2016

Webinar Alert: Education Savings Incentives Administered by Employment and Social Development Canada tomorrow, April 12, 2016. Click here to register.


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IN THE NEWS: April 8, 2016

Today’s news includes articles about the Canada Learning Bond, basic-income, and financial literacy, from various news sources including the Winnipeg Free Press, Chatham Daily News, and CTV News Atlantic.


Initiative aims to improve access to education: Mayor’s committee to help low-income families get grants.
Winnipeg Free Press. April 7, 2016

Canada Child Benefit is basic-income guarantee, says families minister Jean-Yves Duclos.
Toronto Star. April 7, 2016

CK touts savings plan for low, mid-income families.
Chatham Daily News. April 6, 2016

Students protest tuition costs inside N.B. legislature.
CTV News Atlantic. April 7, 2016

Government of Canada Helps Empower Canadians to Build Their Financial Health.
Montreal Gazette. April 7, 2016


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