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The RISE Network works with public libraries to provide Albertans with opportunities to communicate with health care professionals, participate in distance education, attend meetings, learn new skills and more – all by videoconference from their local library. 

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 ...the potential for transforming public libraries, especially in rural areas, is enormous. This is a [network] that brings people together, strengthens our communities and creates another service niche for public libraries in Alberta.

— Michelle Toombs, Director Marigold Library System

CANCELLED - Money Matters for Newcomers and New Canadians

Tuesday, September 27, 2016 - 10:00am - 12:00pm

This session has been cancelled due to low registration. We apologize for any inconvenience. Please do not hesitate to contact ABC Life Literacy directly if you wish to schedule this session live in your library.

presented through ABC Life Literacy Canada
Money Matters is an in-class, workbook-based program written in clear language. The goal is to increase the numeracy and financial literacy skills of adult newcomers and new Canadians, which in turn leads to increased confidence in dealing with their personal finances and making appropriate financial decisions.
This session includes Module 1: How to Bank and Save in Canada
The instructor will present from Marigold Library System headquarters. It is strongly encouraged to have a staff member or volunteer at each VC location to help facilitate attendees. These facilitators are asked to watch a 20 minute training video to help them with this: watch video
The Module is provided below. Please ensure that each participant has a copy. There is a Learners Pre & Post Evaluation attached as well – please have each attendee fill these out (one prior to beginning and one after completion), collect them and either scan and email to:
Charlotte Belot
ABC Life Literacy Canada
Or mail in to:
Charlotte Belot
ABC Life Literacy Canada
110 Eglinton Ave. East, Suite 604
Toronto, ON   M4P 2Y1

ABC-Newcomers-Module1-Web-2.pdf678.28 KB
MM-N2C-Mod1-Pre-EvalutationForms.pdf577.3 KB
MM-N2C-Mod1-Post-EvalutationForms.pdf756.15 KB
Poster - Money Matters - Sept 27.pdf374.04 KB