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Published on Thu, 10/24/2019 by ABC Life Literacy Canada

Take Charge of Your Finances with Money Matters

Take Charge of Your Finances with Money Matters

Money Matters is a free introductory financial literacy program for adults that helps learners take control of their finances and make smarter decisions about spending and saving. Access the Money Matters program online at online.abcmoneymatters.ca.

TORONTO --/COMMUNITYWIRE/-- November is Financial Literacy Month and this year’s theme is “Take Charge of Your Finances”. The goal of Financial Literacy Month is to encourage Canadians to take control of their financial well-being by making a budget, having a savings and debt reduction plan, and understanding their financial rights and responsibilities.

Published on Wed, 10/23/2019 by News Media Canada | Médias d'Info Canada

Print Newspapers Come Out on Top for Ad Engagement

Print Newspapers Come Out on Top for Ad Engagement

New research finds that print newspaper advertisements are the most engaging and effective form of advertising

“This new information confirms the power of newspaper advertising and, we hope, will help marketers reconsider advertising in local newspapers across the country.”

TORONTO --/COMMUNITYWIRE/-- A new study conducted by Totum Research on behalf of News Media Canada has found that printed newspaper ads engage Canadians more than any other medium, print or digital.

Published on Mon, 10/07/2019 by News Media Canada | Médias d'Info Canada

Newspapers Matter: Now More Than Ever

Newspapers Matter: Now More Than Ever

National Newspaper Week celebrates the importance of credible journalism in communities across our country

Published on Mon, 09/16/2019 by News Media Canada | Médias d'Info Canada

News Media Canada Launches ‘SPOT Fake News Online’ Media Literacy Tool

News Media Canada Launches ‘SPOT Fake News Online’ Media Literacy Tool

Campaign will help Canadians to ‘SPOT’ fake news online by asking four critical questions

 

TORONTO, September 16, 2019 --/COMMUNITYWIRE/-- News Media Canada today announced the launch of a new media literacy tool, SPOT Fake News Online, to help Canadians of all ages critically assess online news and information.

Who is your trusted contact person?

Who is your trusted contact person?

 
“Ensuring Canadian investment firms and their advisors have regulatory certainty will help them do the right thing – because Canadian investors want this level of protection, and advisors as well as firms want to be able to offer it.”

One in five older Canadians is subject to elder financial abuse and every six minutes, a Canadian is diagnosed with dementia – this according to CARP, the country’s largest advocacy association for older Canadians. However, financial vulnerability is not necessarily linked to age. Anyone – a parent, sibling, neighbour, colleague – can become vulnerable at any age because of trauma, a major life change, or a medical condition. Additionally, those with less financial literacy or knowledge are often vulnerable.

Published on Thu, 07/25/2019 by J.D. Power

Quality of Sleep is Significant Opportunity for North American Hotels, J.D. Power Finds

Quality of Sleep is Significant Opportunity for North American Hotels, J.D. Power Finds

“Delivering a superior sleep experience is a huge opportunity for hotels to differentiate themselves from the pack and earn significant goodwill with guests”

Fewer Than 30% of Hotel Guests Experience “Better Than Expected” Night’s Sleep

TORONTO & COSTA MESA, Calif.--/COMMUNITYWIRE/--Forget the minibar, sleek lobby and mints on the pillow. If hotels really want to build loyalty and delight their customers with stand-out lodging experiences, they need to focus on the bed. According to the J.D.

New “RI Marketplace” Makes it Easy for Canadians to Find Responsible Investment Products and Services

New “RI Marketplace” Makes it Easy for Canadians to Find Responsible Investment Products and Services

  • Canada’s Responsible Investment Association (RIA) has launched a new online “marketplace” for investors and market participants who are seeking advisors, products and services focused on responsible investing (RI).
  • The association’s new website also includes a new digital magazine with insights from Canadian and international RI practitioners.
“We’re thrilled to make responsible investing more accessible to Canadian investors and market participants, and we will continue to develop the RI Marketplace further as the market grows and evolves.”

TORONTO —/COMMUNITYWIRE/— The Responsible Investment Association (RIA) has launched the 

Published on Tue, 07/23/2019 by News Media Canada | Médias d'Info Canada

News Media Canada joins the fight against fake news

News Media Canada joins the fight against fake news

New educational program funded by the Digital Citizen Initiative of the Department of Canadian Heritage will help Canadians ‘SPOT’ flaws in online news stories

“There is an urgent need to ensure that all Canadians can critically assess what they’re reading and watching online.”

TORONTO, July 23, 2019 —/COMMUNITYWIRE/— With new funding from the Digital Citizen Initiative of the Department of Canadian Heritage, News Media Canada today announced plans to launch an educational program to empower Canadians in the fight against fake news.

Published on Wed, 07/10/2019 by Postmedia Network Inc.

Toronto Sun Launches the Fore-cast Podcast

Toronto Sun Launches the Fore-cast Podcast

“The knowledge that will be produced by Jon and Dave will be great for the golf community in Canada.”

TORONTO --/COMMUNITYWIRE/-- Postmedia and Toronto Sun are pleased to announce the launch of The Fore-Cast, a new weekly podcast specifically designed for golf enthusiasts and those passionate about the game. Hosted by Postmedia national golf writer Jon McCarthy and the Toronto Sun’s Dave Hilson, The Fore-Cast will pull together the best advice and insights along with an infectious passion for the game.

Published on Wed, 06/26/2019 by ABC Life Literacy Canada

ABC Life Literacy Canada releases two new Money Matters videos

ABC Life Literacy Canada releases two new Money Matters videos

TORONTO, June 26, 2019 – /COMMUNITYWIRE/ – National literacy organization ABC Life Literacy Canada (ABC) has just released two new videos relating to its Money Matters program – an introductory financial literacy course targeted at adult literacy learners. The videos highlight the success of two program adaptations: Money Matters for Indigenous Peoples and Money Matters for Newcomers and New Canadians.

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