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 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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IN THE NEWS: April 6, 2016

Today’s news includes articles about poverty reduction, and education opportunities for youth, from various news sources including Metro, and the Washington Post.


Re-framing poverty as a matter of rights.
The Philanthropist. April 4, 2016.

Nenshi pushes guaranteed income as Canadian mayors gather for poverty summit.
Calgary Herald. April 5, 2016.

Regent Park runway: George Brown brings fashion hub to Toronto community.
Metro. March 28, 2016

American policy fails at reducing child poverty because it aims to fix the poor.
Washington Post. April 4, 2016


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