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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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Tuesday, May 8 • 11:00am - 12:30pm
Population focus - Financial well-being for Canada’s northern, rural and remote communities LIMITED

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Financial empowerment services are literally few and far between in Canada’s northern, rural, and remote communities. Learn how organizations have mobilized creative solutions and new partnerships to bring financial education resources to communities that are among the hardest to reach.

Moderators
avatar for Jérémie Ryan

Jérémie Ryan

Director, Financial Literacy and Stakeholder Engagement, Financial Consumer Agency of Canada
Jérémie has had a long career in both the public and private sectors. After more than ten years working in the financial services industry, Jérémie joined the Compliance and Enforcement Branch of the Financial Consumer Agency of Canada (FCAC) in 2004 where he was responsible... Read More →

Speakers
avatar for Stewart Anderson

Stewart Anderson

Manager, Community Investment, Vancity
Stewart has worked in the financial services sector for over 25 years, and has a strong background in economic development, project finance, and corporate lending, as well as a keen awareness of the importance of relationship building. His clients have included Indigenous Social Service... Read More →
avatar for John Cockburn

John Cockburn

Financial Empowerment Coordinator, Sudbury Community Service Centre
John is a Financial Empowerment Coordinator with the Sudbury Community Service Centre and Credit Counselling Sudbury. He has varied life experience, working in every field from 911 dispatch to credit counseling, which helps him connect with the people he helping on a personal level... Read More →
avatar for Jessica Gilray

Jessica Gilray

Community Outreach Program Coordinator, Yukon Literacy Coalition
Jess is a certified teacher with an extensive background in social work. She has over 15 years of experience teaching and counselling adults and children from various cultural backgrounds and socio-economic situations. For over four years she has been working in the Yukon teaching... Read More →


Tuesday May 8, 2018 11:00am - 12:30pm PDT
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