Financial Consumer Agency of Canada

Financial Consumer Agency of Canada

October 15, 2014 10:30 ET

Media Advisory: Government of Canada to Release Financial Literacy Strategy for Seniors

WINNIPEG, MANITOBA--(Marketwired - Oct. 15, 2014) - Minister of State (Finance) Kevin Sorenson and Canada's Financial Literacy Leader Jane Rooney will release the country's first financial literacy strategy for seniors on Thursday, October 16 at 9:30 a.m. at Community Financial Counselling Services, 294 Portage Ave, 5th floor, in Winnipeg, Manitoba.

In Economic Action Plan 2013, the Government identified seniors as a priority group and committed to implementing a financial literacy strategy that specifically responds to seniors' needs.

Members of the media are requested to confirm their attendance by email at, before 4:00 p.m. on Wednesday, October 15, 2014.

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Contact Information

  • Office of the Minister of State (Finance)
    Mark Glendenning
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    Financial Consumer Agency of Canada
    Natasha Nystrom
    Media Relations Officer