Managing Your Money

Bill Knight is the Commissioner of the Financial Consumer Agency of Canada (FCAC). He lives and works in Ottawa. Credit Reports and Credit Scores: What Small Businesses Should Know Small business owners and the self-employed know how…

Kids: Who’s Minding the Children?

By Sandra Fletcher The call came in to my office mid-afternoon. I had only been back to work for 4 months and my sons were at a day care near our home. My oldest, then 3, had run head first into a wall and wouldn’t stop crying no matter…

Divorce in Canada

Learn the step-by-step path to getting a divorce in Canada, together with helpful resources and organizations that can assist you through the process.

Tax Matters: Learning for Life

by Michael L. Crawford, BA (Hons), CMA It does not matter what industry you work in or where you are in your career you can be sure that education is in your future if you want to succeed. In fact the Canadian government believes that…

Looking for your first work?

by Gilda Spitz If you’re a young person who has looked for a job lately, you’re probably familiar with your local Youth Employment Centre. All across the province of Ontario, you can find youth employment centres that are ready to help you.…

Youth: Girl Guides of Canada-Guides du Canada

Teaching young women how to be good citizens and good leaders Mary D’Isendoorn, who emigrated to Canada in 1951, has been a volunteer with Girl Guides for 50 years. Now 70 years old, she says that her volunteer work with Girl Guides helped…