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
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Innovative governments are embracing financial empowerment as a new way to build financial well-being in the communities they serve. Hear from leading edge municipal and provincial governments on how they’re using financial empowerment strategies, policies and programs to help people build their financial stability.

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Marlene Chiarotto

Director, Program Delivery and Integration, Prosper Canada
Using financial empowerment framework as a complementary approach to poverty reduction in Canada. Working with partners across all sectors to make sure everyone in Canada has access to the financial policies and programs that will support their financial wellbeing and inclusion. Marlene... Read More →

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Althea Arsenault

Manager Resource Development, Economic and Social Inclusion Corporation
Althea Arsenault is the Manager of Resource Development with the New Brunswick Economic and Social Inclusion Corporation (ESIC). Her responsibilities range from project management, policy and procedures, national Poverty Advisory Committee, finance, performance indicator statistics... Read More →
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Tobias Novogrodsky

Director, Toronto Employment & Social Services, City of Toronto
Tobias Novogrodsky currently serves as a Director of the Toronto Employment & Social Services (TESS) division at the City of Toronto. In this role, Tobias leads the division's strategic planning, policy, and business intelligence functions. In a previous role with TESS between 2016... Read More →
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Katie Walker

Community Development Social Worker, Citizen Services, The City of Edmonton
Katie is works with the City of Edmonton as a Community Building Social Worker in Financial Empowerment on a City Wide Basis. In the past, she has done a range of local community development work including supporting the Make Tax Time Pay Program, Financial Literacy Fairs, and RESP... Read More →

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