CFEE and IG Wealth Management Team Up with Government of Alberta to Expand Financial Literacy Across Province

Ten thousand additional copies of Money and Youth financial literacy books to be distributed to Grade 10 students

EDMONTON, AB, Nov. 24, 2022 /CNW/ – The Canadian Foundation for Economic Education (CFEE), IG Wealth Management (IG) and the Government of Alberta today announced the expansion of financial literacy resources for Grade 10 students across the province through the provision of an additional 10,000 copies of CFEE and IG’s Money and Youth: A Guide to Financial Literacy, one of the most extensively used resources supporting youth financial literacy in Canada. Twenty thousand copies of the book were distributed to Alberta students earlier this year.

CFEE logo (CNW Group/Canadian Foundation for Economic Education)

The announcement was made at McKay Avenue School and featured students from various Edmonton schools, Alberta Education Minister, the Honourable Adriana LaGrange and representatives from CFEE and IG.

Interest in helping Canadians, and especially youth, improve their financial capabilities and confidence is becoming a priority for parents, educators and governments across Canada. The Alberta government has contracted CFEE to help improve financial literacy in Alberta schools over a four-year period. They have set it as a priority, and financial literacy is part of the compulsory Grade 10 Career and Life Management course – which is where Money and Youth is largely used in Alberta. More financial literacy will be incorporated into the curriculum over the…

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