Junior Economic Club of Canada

Junior Economic Club of Canada

November 23, 2015 06:30 ET

Media Advisory: Ontario's Minister of Finance Sits for Ask Me Anything With High School Students

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwired - Nov. 23, 2015) - Join the Jr. Economic Club of Canada (Jr. EC) for a special appearance by The Honourable Charles Sousa, Ontario's Minister of Finance. After a brief address to the students, Minister Sousa will sit for a moderated "Ask me anything" session with Jr. Economic Club students.

WHAT: Keynote and Ask Me Anything (AMA) session with high school students
WHO: The Hon. Charles Sousa
Minister of Finance, Government of Ontario
100 high school students - Grades 11 & 12
Rhiannon Traill
President & CEO, Economic Club of Canada
WHEN: Monday, November 23, 2015
2:00 pm - 2:30 pm
2:00 p.m. Don Forgeron, President & CEO, Insurance Bureau of Canada introduces Minister Sousa.
2:05 p.m. Minister Sousa delivers remark from the podium.
2:10 p.m. Minister Sousa sits for AMA session with students.
2:30 p.m. Event concludes.
WHERE: One King West Hotel
Austin Gallery (12th floor)
1 King St. W.
Toronto, ON M51 1A1

About the Jr. EC

President and CEO of the Economic Club of Canada, Rhiannon Traill, created the Jr. EC in 2011 with the goal of encouraging young Canadians to become financially literate. Over the last four years the Jr. EC has accepted over 6,500 high school students to attend financial literacy-focused programs and has given out over $65,000 in academic scholarships.

About Jr. EC's Day on Bay

Since 2011 the Jr. EC has brought high school classes down to the heart of the financial district for Day on Bay, a day of interactive financial literacy programming. Each Day on Bay begins at the TMX Studios and includes workshops on the topic of finance 101, personal money management, the connection between heath and wealth, and more.

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