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Virtual Workshop for Newcomers and Recent Immigrants to Canada - Managing Your Money in Canada, Intermediate
The Canadian Foundation for Economic Education (www.cfee.org) is organizing a virtual workshop designed to help newcomers and recent immigrants to Canada adapt to the realities of life in Canada, with a financial focus.

Our goal for the workshop is to help participants to:

• think about financial matters in a Canadian context (to identify what is the same, and what may be different from a participant’s country of origin);
• reflect on life events and the financial decisions that relate to those events; and
• practice the appropriate vocabulary and English language terms around money and financial decisions in Canada.

This workshop is for those that have achieved Canada Language Benchmark (CLB) 4 to 6.

Topics Include:

• Budgeting Beyond Basics
• Buying or Leasing (Houses, Cars)
• Saving for Education
• Taxation in Canada, Filing Income Taxes
• Basic Investments

The financial challenges of living in a COVID19 Pandemic will be addressed and participants will be introduced to a web-based tool, addressing financial questions linked to life events and money decisions that Canadians make.

Please visit the Managing Your Money in Canada website for more details - www.mymic.ca

This workshop will be presented by Kevin Maynard, Vice-President of the Canadian Foundation for Economic Education, and hosted on the Zoom videoconferencing platform.

Feb 3, 2021 07:00 PM in Atlantic Time (Canada)

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Speakers

Kevin Maynard
Vice-President and COO @Canadian Foundation for Economic Education
Kevin has worked with CFEE in various capacities since 1998, primarily as Chief Operating Officer and most recently as primary project facilitator for “Managing Your Money In Canada, a series of financial literacy workshops developed for seniors, newcomers and recent immigrants to Canada. He has been a key member of a number of CFEE project teams responsible the development and execution of CFEE programs. He has primary responsibility for coordinating school board liaison with CFEE and its variety of youth oriented financial literacy programs. Kevin is a Career Coach to newcomers and a public speaker to students in career exploration settings. He is a governor and treasurer of the Canadian Career Development Foundation. Kevin and his partner Jeff enjoy sailing in their spare time from their home base at the Port Credit Yacht Club.