Prosper Canada calls for federal action to support financially vulnerable Canadians

National charity Prosper Canada is calling on the federal government to invest $85 million over five years to provide free financial help to Canadians who have been the hardest hit by the current affordability crisis. The proposed investment would expand community-delivered financial help services to every region in Canada, helping 1.5 million low- and modest-income Canadians tackle their affordability and [...]

FINANCIAL LITERACY ACTION NETWORK OTTAWA CELEBRATES 10 YEARS

PRESS RELEASE December 14, 2022, Ottawa   Born out of a collaborative movement of community organizations and individuals, the Financial Literacy Action Network Ottawa (FLANO) – one of the first in Canada – is celebrating ten years of contributing to the development of financial literacy among vulnerable populations. “It's a huge accomplishment,” says Hélène Ménard, former Director of the EBO [...]

United Way East Ontario honours Community Builders Hélène Menard, Omar Al-Dib, and Kelly MacNaull

On March 24, in collaboration with Apt613, United Way East Ontario recognized six more incredible community builders. You’ll see three below; the three others will be featured here tomorrow. 2001 Community Builder Award Recipient Suzanne Pinel hosted the presentation and helped us surprise these unsuspecting recipients—people who have worked tirelessly to make our communities safer, healthier, and more resilient [...]

FCAC Budget Planner

Plan your budget with the Financial Consumer Agency of Canada's Budget Planner.Create a budget that suits your needs by selecting the answers that best reflect your situation. You'll receive personalized tips, suggestions and will be able to compare your financial habits with other Canadians like you.Visit https://itools-ioutils.fcac-acfc.gc.ca/BP-PB/budget-planner to access this tool.

Desjardins and EBO Financial Education Centre are proud to launch the Desjardins Mutual Assistance Fund – a unique micro-loan program in Eastern Ontario!

PRESS RELEASE For immediate release Desjardins and EBO Financial Education Centre are proud to launch the Desjardins Mutual Assistance Fund – a unique micro-loan program in Eastern Ontario! Ottawa, January 19th, 2021 – Desjardins and EBO Financial Education Centre officially announce the launch of Desjardins Mutual Assistance Fund, a new community service offered to the population of [...]

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