Family Literacy Day is taking place on January 27th and hundreds of groups across the country are preparing to celebrate the annual initiative.
Putting aside just 20 minutes a day to do a fun learning activity – whether it’s reading a book, playing a game, following a recipe or singing a song – can have impact on parent and child.
Reducing your electronic screen time and spending more time together learning as a family, can have many positive effects including developing better communications and social skills for children.
In celebration of the 21st annual celebration, ABC Life Literacy Canada is offering 20 tips for families to do during 2020 to make sure everyone keeps their literacy skills sharp.
Like many students, Jenna Martinuzzi wasn't taught how to spend wisely or budget her money in school, so she took part in a financial literacy program designed for students with various abilities.
A community literacy organization has added a new twist to its youth employment program. The Taber Youth Employment Program has incorporated financial literacy training into its instruction.
Twenty-five children and their parents gathered at Dawson Boys & Girls Club to celebrate Financial Literacy Month at an event co-hosted with ABC Life Literacy and facilitated by HSBC volunteers.
Street Haven Toronto at the CrossRoads offers pathways for at-risk women. They are one of many organizations hosting workshops to help adults improve their digital literacy skills.
Youth Teaching Adults, a successful digital literacy program presented by ABC Life Literacy Canada and Youth Empowering Parents, has just been released in French.
Financial Literacy Month encourages Canadians to take control of their financial well-being by making a budget, having a savings plan, and understanding their financial rights and responsibilities.
When it comes to financial literacy, the statistics are startling. According to The Financial Planning Standards Council, four in 10 Canadians report that money is a daily concern.
While youth are improving their financial literacy skills at school, an important group of people who could benefit from financial literacy education have been forgotten: adults in the workplace.
In honour of the 10th annual Essential Skills Day, ABC Life Literacy Canada (ABC) has added three additional workshops to its UP Skills for Work employability skills program.
ABC Life Literacy is pleased to announce the winners of the 2019 Canada Life Literacy Innovation Award, which recognizes organizations innovative adult literacy and essential skills programs.
Money Matters for People with Diverse Abilities was designed for those with various intellectual, verbal, physical and nonphysical capabilities.
Canada’s largest printer of hardcover books is one of the latest companies jumping at the opportunity to upgrade their employees’ skills.
ABC Life Literacy is pleased to announce that its HSBC Family Literacy First program has been renewed with a new focus on family financial literacy.
While some Canadians thrive on new and technology, others find it confusing and daunting. How do we connect tech-savvy individuals with those who could benefit the most from their knowledge?
Ambreen Sarai, Economic Reintegration Specialist for the City of Toronto is a big supporter of employability skills programming. Sarai is running UP Skills for Work for her clients.
October is Health Literacy Month. According to the Public Health Agency of Canada, 60 per cent of Canadian adults and 88 per cent of seniors are not health literate.
ABC Life Literacy is pleased to announce that Money Matters for Newcomers and New Canadians, a financial literacy program, is now available in Simplified Chinese.
As the sun rises on the longest day of the year, ABC Life Literacy joins Canadians in celebrating the heritage, diverse cultures and the many contributions of our country’s Indigenous Peoples.
ABC Life Literacy is proud to announce the new and improved HSBC Family Literacy First website – now with access to over 50 downloadable family learning activities.
ABC Life Literacy is ringing in the New Year with Money Matters for Newcomers and New Canadians, a financial literacy program for Canada’s newcomer community.