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: June 27, 2017

Today’s news includes information about income mobility, and student success.


A tale of two Canadas: Where you grew up affects your income in adulthood
Globe and Mail. June 23, 2017.

In Northern Ontario, an Indigenous pupil finds hope for success with a coach in her corner
Globe and Mail. June 23, 2017.

Friends in Need Food Bank celebrates successful launch of school meal program
Maple Ridge-Pitt Meadows News. June 27, 2017.

Out of High School, Into Real Life
New York Times. June 23, 2017.

[VIDEO] As SmartSAVER crosses the country, talking about the Canada Learning Bond, we sometimes hear families say that their children won’t need the CLB because government funding will cover the costs of their education. To find out if that’s true, SmartSAVER’s asking current post-secondary students. We started in Nunavut. Listen to what Joyce, a student from Iqaluit, has to say.


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IN THE NEWS: June 23, 2017

Today’s news includes information about student debt, and financial literacy.


Escalating student debt blamed on parental spending
CBC News BC. June 21, 2017.

Video: Bold Ideas – Making post-secondary education available at no cost to all Canadians
Mowat Centre. June 22, 2017.

Quebec seeks to curb slumping high school graduation rate
CBC News Montreal. June 21, 2017.

Canadian youth get high financial-literacy marks
Winnipeg Free Press. June 22, 2017.

Access to ‘instant pay’ app may increase financial instability
CBC News BC. June 21, 2017.

A College Built for Canadian Settlers Envisions an Indigenous Future
New York Times. June 19, 2017.


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