Canadian Bankers Association

Canadian Bankers Association

October 28, 2014 07:00 ET

REMINDER/Media Advisory: Bankers Nationwide Launch New Financial Education Program for Canadian Seniors

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwired - Oct. 28, 2014) - In anticipation of the start of November's Financial Literacy Month, the Canadian Bankers Association is launching a new financial literacy seminar program for Canadian seniors - Your Money Seniors. Developed in a partnership with the Financial Consumer Agency of Canada, Your Money Seniors covers the money issues vital to retired Canadians, a rapidly growing part of society. The free, non-commercial seminars will be presented to seniors' groups across the country by bankers volunteering their time and will cover important information on how seniors can:

  • protect against financial abuse
  • spot the signs of financial fraud
  • make the most of their money in retirement

Your Money Seniors launch news conference

Date: Tuesday, October 28, 2014
Time: 10:00 - 10:25 a.m. (Speakers)
10:25 (Media Q&A)
Speakers:



Terry Campbell, President, Canadian Bankers Association
The Honourable Kevin Sorenson, Minister of State (Finance)
Jane Rooney, Financial Literacy Leader
Ann McSweeney, Executive Director, Good Companion Seniors' Centre
Brigitte Goulard, Deputy Commissioner, Financial Consumer Agency of Canada
Where: Good Companion Seniors' Centre
670 Albert Street
Ottawa, Ontario
(Parking available onsite)

Media registration

Members of the media are invited to attend and are asked to pre-register at the e-mail address below.

About the Canadian Bankers Association

The Canadian Bankers Association works on behalf of 60 domestic banks, foreign bank subsidiaries and foreign bank branches operating in Canada and their 280,000 employees. The CBA advocates for effective public policies that contribute to a sound, successful banking system that benefits Canadians and Canada's economy. The Association also promotes financial literacy to help Canadians make informed financial decisions and works with banks and law enforcement to help protect customers against financial crime and promote fraud awareness. www.cba.ca.

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Contact Information

  • Kate Payne
    Media Relations Specialist
    Canadian Bankers Association
    (416) 362-6093, ext. 219
    Cell: (416) 587-7733
    kpayne@cba.ca