Some Federal and Provincial/Territorial Financial Relief Measures Relating to COVID-19

9 April 2020, 8:45 a.m. (Disponible en français : Quelques mesures de soutien financier des gouvernements fédéral, provinciaux et territoriaux concernant la COVID-19) The outbreak of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) is causing financial strain across Canada. This HillNote provides an overview of some measures by federal, provincial and territorial governments to address the financial impact…

The State of Financial Literacy in Canada: How Much Do We Know?

(Disponible en français : État de la littératie financière au Canada : que savons-nous exactement?) Financial literacy includes the knowledge, skills and confidence people need to make informed choices about money. It enables Canadians to monitor and improve their personal finances. By exercising good financial practices, such as setting aside money for retirement, Canadians also…

Crowdfunding and Charitable Giving: The Donation-Based Model

(Disponible en français : Le financement participatif et les dons caritatifs : le modèle basé sur les dons) This is the second in a series of two articles. Crowdfunding – a practice in which many entities make small contributions through the Internet and social media – is an increasingly popular way for citizens, businesses and…