Appearance before the Standing Committee on Finance (July 7, 2020): Pre-COVID-19 debt levels: Evidence from the 2019 Canadian Financial Capability Survey


Fielded in 2019 on a five-year cycle, the Canadian Financial Capability Survey (CFCS) sheds light on Canadians’ financial resilience and debt management.


Health emergencies, requirements for physical distancing, isolation, and employment layoffs have made it harder for Canadians to service their debts and pay their bills on time.

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