Canada’s Financial Literacy Leader Joins Canadian Foundation for Economic Education and BMOFinancial Group to Mark Third Annual ‘Talk With Our Kids About Money Day’ at Parents’ Meeting in Ottawa
Talk With Our Kids about Money, powered by BMO Financial Group, is a program to help young Canadians learn about money and personal finance. The 3rd annual Talk With Our Kids About Money Day will be marked at a special parents and Parent Involvement Committee meeting at Sir Robert Borden High School in Nepean. The event is being held under the auspices of the Ottawa Carleton District School Board’s Speakers Series. Canada’s Financial Literacy leader Jane Rooney will be a featured speaker.
What: The national launch for parents and guardians for the third annual Talk with Our Kids About Money Day. Canada’s Financial Literacy leader, Jane Rooney, parents and Parent Involvement Committees from schools in the Ottawa Carleton District School Board, OCDSB officials and representatives from CFEE and BMO will participate, parents, guardians and caregivers to have ‘Money Talks’ at home.
Where: Sir Robert Borden High School
131 Greenbank Road, Nepean
Who: Interview opportunities at Sir Robert Borden High School with:
- Canada’s Financial Literacy leader, Jane Rooney
- Kevin Maynard, Chief Operating Officer, Canadian Foundation for Economic Education
- Kelly Harper, Director, Brand Customer Learning , BMO Financial Group
- Parents, guardians, caregivers of students in schools across the Ottawa-Carleton District School Board
When: Wednesday April 15th, 2015
- 7:00pm-7:30pm Presentations: What is financial literacy and why is it important to
individuals, communities and to Canada
- 7:30pm-7:45pm Overview: Talk with Our Kids About Money program
- 7:45pm-8:30pm Parent breakout and interactive activities
- 8:30pm Questions and concluding remarks
CFEE is a federally chartered, non-profit, non-partisan organization, founded in 1974, that works to improve economic and financial literacy and enterprising capability. CFEE works collaboratively with ministries and departments of education along with school boards, schools, educators, and teacher associations. CFEE also engages in activities to support and assist newcomers and past immigrants to Canada, and the general public including print resources, videos, workshops, and online resources. Overall, CFEE aspires to help Canadians of all ages be better prepared to undertake their economic roles, responsibilities, and decisions with confidence and competence.
About BMO Financial Group
Established in 1817 as Bank of Montreal, BMO Financial Group is a highly diversified financial services organization based in North America. The bank offers a broad range of retail banking, wealth management and investment banking products and services to more than 12 million customers. BMO Financial Group had total assets of approximately $672 billion and more than 47,000 employees at January 31, 2015.