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Financial Literacy Leader seeks applicants from a broad range of sectors
June 2, 2014 – Ottawa, Ontario – Financial Consumer Agency of Canada
Canada’s first Financial Literacy Leader, Jane Rooney, is looking for influential people within the public, private and non-profit sector across the country to serve on the country’s first National Steering Committee on Financial Literacy. The Minister of State (Finance) will play a key role in shaping the membership of the Steering Committee.
Committee members will provide leadership and promote participation within the sectors they represent, helping to ensure effective coordination across sectors in the development and implementation of a successful National Strategy for Financial Literacy.
Interested individuals need to apply online with the Financial Consumer Agency of Canada by June 16, 2014.
“Ongoing stakeholder engagement is fundamental to better understanding the unique challenges that Canadians face in terms of financial literacy. The National Steering Committee will help promote financial literacy in Canada and improve Canadians’ financial decision-making abilities.”
– Kevin Sorenson, Minister of State (Finance)
“By bringing together leaders from so many different sectors within a single committee, our combined efforts will help develop and implement the National Strategy for Financial Literacy. As Financial Literacy Leader, I know how important coordination and collaboration are in this area and I encourage all those who share my passion for improving Canadians’ levels of financial literacy to apply to serve on this important committee.”
– Jane Rooney, Financial Literacy Leader
Office of the Minister of State (Finance)
Financial Consumer Agency of Canada
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