Government of PEI
Employment Standards on PEI – Workers’ rights are protected under employment legislation in PEI. The Employment Standards Act, Youth Employment Act and other labour laws clarify the rights and obligations of employees and employers and set minimum standards to ensure individuals are treated fairly in the workplace. Click here for more information.
Government of Canada -Financial Consumer Agency of Canada
The Financial Consumer Agency of Canada (FCAC) ensures federally regulated financial entities comply with consumer protection measures, promotes financial education and raises consumers’ awareness of their rights and responsibilities. Click here for details.
The following resources may be found at the FCAC website
Canadian Financial Literacy Database – Find resources, events, tools and information on budgeting, money management, insurance, saving, investing, and taxes from various Canadian organizations. Click here for details.
Chartered Professional Accountants of Canada (CPA Canada)
Request a financial literacy session in your community Learn more about CPA Canada’s literacy sessions for schools, adults, seniors and newcomers, and register. Click here for details.
Prosper Canada – its aim is to ensure that all financially vulnerable Canadians have access to the financial policies, programs, products and advice they need to build their financial wellbeing.
Prosper Canada Centre for Financial Literacy – works with business, government and non-profit partners to increase access to high quality, unbiased, and free financial information, education and counselling for Canadian living on low incomes. Click here for details.
Benefits wayfinder online tool that simplifies the search for government benefits for people seeking ways to boost their incomes and/or reduce their expenses. Sponsored by TD Bank Group, the bilingual tool is easy to use, plain language and provides customized benefit recommendations based on the life circumstances of each user. Click here for details.
Indicators for Financial Empowerment This resource offers a set of common indicators that community organizations can use to measure the reach and impact of their financial empowerment (FE) programming. Click here for details.
Credit Counselling Services of Atlantic Canada is a non-profit organization providing confidential and professional budget, credit and debt repayment counselling programs to families and individuals. Click here for details.
Grant Thornton has Licensed Insolvency Trustees (LIT), who are federally-regulated professionals that provide advice and services to individuals and businesses with debt problems. Click here for details.
Family Service PEI (FSPEI) Credit Counselling is a registered charitable non-profit agency, accredited by Credit Counselling Canada. Credit Counsellors meet face-to-face with clients to help them get debt-free and learn money management skills. FSPEI also offers a debt repayment program. Clients of the Credit Counselling Program can also access the FSPEI Therapeutic Counselling Program free of charge. Click here for details.