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Canadian Foundation for Economic Education (CFEE) to Announce Major New Financial Literacy Initiative for Students, Teachers and Parents-Supported by BMO Financial Group

Jan 30 2013 12:00AM



MONTREAL, QUEBEC -- (Marketwire) -- 01/30/13 -- The Grande Bibliotheque will be hosting at 11 a.m. this morning the launch of an important new financial literacy program that will help young Quebeckers and students across Canada learn more about money and personal finances. The Canadian Foundation for Economic Education's (CFEE) new program, sponsored by BMO Financial Group, is a fun and interactive program for kids, parents and teachers designed to take the stress out of "Having the Talk" about money.

Students, teachers and parents and executives from BMO Financial Group will join CFEE and staff from the Grande Bibliotheque et Archives nationales Quebec, in launching the program in Quebec. The launch will include brief remarks, a short video presentation and engagement with students and teachers.

What: The launch of CFEE's new financial literacy initiative for Quebec and Canadian students, teachers and parents supported by BMO Financial GroupWho: - Guy Berthiaume, Chair and CEO, Grande Bibliotheque et Archives nationales du Quebec - Olier Caron, CFEE Board Chair - L. Jacques Menard, C.C., O.Q., President of BMO Financial Group, Quebec and Vice-Chair of the Task Force on Financial Literacy - David Birnbaum, Executive Director, Association of Quebec English School Boards - Students and teachers from Ecole secondaire Saint-Laurent, Edifice Cardinal, Outremont - Parent Luc Lapointe from GatineauWhen: Wednesday, January 30th, 2013 11:00 a.m. - 12:00 noon ETWhere: Grande Bibliotheque et Archives nationales Quebec, Salle M.450 475, boul. De Maisonneuve Est, MontrealWhy: To kick off a new, highly interactive financial literacy program that will facilitate teachers and families "Having The Talk" with young people, about money and personal finances.

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Source: Marketwire

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