CPA Canada Financial Literacy Program 

CPA Canada is working to address the growing social problem of financial literacy in Canada. They have developed a program which provides unbiased, functional and clear financial literacy information to the public. 

November is Financial Literacy Month. This year's theme, invest in your financial well-being, encourages Canadians to take control of their finances and reduce financial stress by making a budget, having a savings and debt reduction plan, and understanding financial rights and responsibilities.

The program, delivered by CPA members, is available at no-cost and features over 40 different sessions. These sessions cover a variety of financial literacy topics, including sessions for Canadians at all stages of life, such as:

• Adults
• Seniors 
• New Canadians
• Elementary & high school students
• Post-Secondary students
• Small & medium business owners
• Entrepreneurs
• Not-for-profits
• Remote Communities
Each session is designed to provide basic concepts and skills to the audience through presentations, interactive activities and/or case studies. To view the full program brochure, click here.

In Manitoba, over 85 no-cost financial literacy sessions have been held this year in partnership with schools, community centres, libraries and not-for-profit organizations across the province. Some employers have hosted sessions for their staff. 

To celebrate, CPAs in Manitoba are volunteering to put on a series of Financial Literacy sessions, hosted at public libraries around Winnipeg, covering topics important to Manitobans. To register, visit You will also find CPAs delivering sessions throughout the province for  students, employees and the business community. If your organization would like to host a session, please book a session below.

Next Steps
Book a financial literacy session
Become a financial literacy volunteer
Already a volunteer? Find information on available sessions and program updates online. 

We are grateful for the generous support of CPA Canada’s national development sponsor, Great-West Life, London Life and Canada Life.

If you have additional questions, please contact:
Kristine Tubiera
CPA Manitoba Area Leader


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