Financial Literacy Leader seeks candidates for national steering committee

News Release

For Immediate Release 

June 21, 2016 - Ottawa, Ontario - Financial Consumer Agency of Canada

Financial Literacy Leader Jane Rooney is seeking influential individuals from the public, private and non-profit sectors across Canada to join the National Steering Committee on Financial Literacy. Committee members advise the Leader on financial literacy issues and champion the National Strategy for Financial Literacy—Count Me In, Canada. They commit to take action to strengthen the knowledge, skills and confidence of Canadians to make responsible financial decisions and to report on progress. Committee members are recognized for their leadership within their sectors, and for their ability to mobilize stakeholder communities to advance financial literacy priorities regionally and nationally.

Interested individuals can apply through the Financial Consumer Agency of Canada (FCAC) website until 11:59 p.m. on July 21 2016.

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 “Since my appointment as leader in 2014, I have experienced the true power of a passionate group of accomplished and committed individuals working collectively to enhance Canadians’ financial well-being. With this new committee, I look forward to building on the many successes of the past. Together, we will tackle household indebtedness, encourage budgeting, financial planning and saving for the future as well as promote fraud prevention.”

Jane Rooney, Financial Literacy Leader, Financial Consumer Agency of Canada

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