Banking, Trade and Commerce – February 7, 2013

In Committee from the Senate of Canada

Banking, Trade and Commerce – February 7, 2013

Banking, Trade and Commerce

Senators continue their examination of Bill C-28, which amends the Financial Consumer Agency of Canada Act.

Donald Stewart, the former chair of the Task Force on Financial Literacy, Laurie Campbell of Credit Canada Debt Solutions, and Douglas Melville from the Ombudsman for Banking Services and Investments discuss the task force’s recommendations to improve financial literacy for Canadians.

Gary Rabbior of the Canadian Foundation for Economic Education, Nicholas Cheung from the Canadian Institute of Chartered Accountants, Tom Hamza of the Investor Education Fund, Eleanor Farrell from the Ontario Securities Commission, and John Hope Bryant of Operation HOPE also address the bill.

UPDATE: Bill C-28 received royal assent on March 27.