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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 • 10:45am - 12:15pm
Research - Do we have the data and insights we need to tackle financial vulnerability? FILLING

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Canadians continue to borrow more and save less. Do we have the data we need to understand what is driving this behaviour and growing financial vulnerability? Come to a discussion on what it would take to better understand the forces that shape our financial lives and what we can do about it. 

Moderators
avatar for Elizabeth Mulholland

Elizabeth Mulholland

CEO, Prosper Canada
Elizabeth Mulholland is the Chief Executive Officer of Prosper Canada, a national charity dedicated to expanding economic opportunity for Canadians living in poverty through program and policy innovation. Elizabeth joined Prosper Canada in 2011, after a 25-year policy career in the... Read More →

Speakers
avatar for Chantal Hicks

Chantal Hicks

Research Manager, Social-Analysis and Modelling Division, Statistics Canada
Chantal Hicks is a Research Manager in the Social Analysis and Modelling Group at Statistics Canada. She currently leads the socio-economic microsimulation program at Statistics Canada. This program includes the Social Policy Simulation Database and Model (SPSD/M), a static microsimulation... Read More →
avatar for Dr. Jennifer Robson

Dr. Jennifer Robson

Associate Professor (Political Management), Carleton University
Jennifer Robson is an Assistant Professor at Kroeger College, Carleton University where she teaches in both the graduate program in Political Management and the undergraduate program in public affairs and policy management. Her active research projects address tax policy, wealth inequality... Read More →


Wednesday May 9, 2018 10:45am - 12:15pm PDT
Richmond Room