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The ABLE Financial Empowerment Conference is a national biannual conference for all stakeholders interested in fostering financial empowerment for people who live on low incomes.
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Wednesday, May 9 • 8:30am - 9:10am
Reducing poverty in Canada: Federal action and opportunity

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Hear what the federal government is doing to tackle poverty, how this is contributing to reconciliation with Indigenous Peoples, and about our progress toward Canada’s first federal Poverty Reduction Strategy.

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The Honourable Jean-Yves Duclos

Minister of Families, Children and Social Development, Government of Canada
Jean-Yves Duclos was Director of the Department of Economics and a tenured professor at l’Université Laval. As a well-published author, conference speaker, and renowned economics expert, he was often asked to comment on current events in Quebec and Canada. In addition to his professorial... Read More →


Wednesday May 9, 2018 8:30am - 9:10am PDT
President Ballroom