The Economic Club of Canada

The Economic Club of Canada

May 15, 2014 18:00 ET

The Official Launch of the Jr. Economic Club of Canada's "Your Money, Your Wellness" Game & Lesson Plan

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwired - May 15, 2014) - The Junior Economic Club of Canada, in partnership with Sun Life Financial and the Canadian Diabetes Association will launch the "Your Money, Your Wellness (YMYW) game at the Toronto Stock Exchange. The YMYW lesson plan introduces students to the link between physical and financial well-being to help animate youth across Canada to understand the basics of health, wealth and personal money management.

WHO: Tom Reid
Senior Vice-President of Group Retirement Services
Sun Life Financial
Kevin Sorenson
Minister of State (Finance)
Government of Canada
Kellie Leitch
Minister of Labour
Government of Canada
Rick Blinkstead
President
Canadian Diabetes Association
Joanne De Laurentiis
President and CEO
The Investment Funds Institute of Canada
Rhiannon Traill
President & CEO
Economic Club of Canada
WHAT: Launching the "Your Money, Your Wellness" Game and Lesson Plan to the Jr. Economic Club's Day on Bay program.
DATE: Friday, May 16th, 2014
TIME: 9a.m-10:15 a.m. - Official launch
10:15a.m-10:45 a.m. - Media Availability for VIP interviews
WHERE: The Toronto Stock Exchange
130 King Street West

About us: President and CEO of the Economic Club of Canada, Rhiannon Traill created The Jr. Economic Club of Canada in 2011 with the goal of making young Canadians financially literate. Over the last three years, with title sponsor The Investment Funds Institute of Canada, the JrECC has accepted over 6000 high school students and has given out over $35,000.00 in academic scholarships. The YMYW game is a module of the JrECC and has been tested successfully among three different age groups. For more information visit: www.economicclub.ca

Contact Information

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