The countdown has begun and Credit Education Week Canada 2009 (CEWC 2009) is only five days away. It's set to be bigger than ever; so big even Finance Minister, Jim Flaherty, will be in attendance, along with many more prominent financial media figures.
It all starts with the Kick-Off Launch on Monday, November 2nd from 9:30 am - 11:30 am at the Downtown Metro YMCA. This is a free event which is open to the public, so don't miss out on this exclusive opportunity. Alison Griffiths from 'Maxed Out' will be hosting the event and presenting to you our financial guru panel. This is your chance to see world renowned Finance Minister Jim Flaherty and Minister of Education Kathleen Wynne address the public on the importance of money management and financial education, followed by presentations courtesy of our guru panel:
Patricia Lovett-Reid, Senior Vice President with TD Waterhouse Canada Inc. and host of 'MoneyTalk' on the Business News Network.
Jonathan Chevreau, personal finance columnist for the Financial Post and author of The Wealthy Boomer and Findependence Day. Sean O'Shea, award-winning investigative and consumer reporter and host of Consumer SOS. Ellen Roseman, author and personal finance and consumer affairs columnist with the Toronto Star's business section. Pat Foran, author, host of Consumer Alert featured on CTV Toronto, and consumer reporter for Canada AM. The week's halfway point will be highlighted with the Dinner Gala to be held on the evening of Wednesday', November 4th from 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm at the Fairmont Royal York Hotel. Mike Holmes from 'Holmes on Homes' will be our key note speaker for the evening, as well as students from across Canada who participated in our national essay contest will be awarded scholarships. CEWC 2009 wraps-up with the What's Up With Your Loot? Rap Summit on Thursday, November 5th. Hosted by Blacus Ninjah and featuring Toronto's most promising urban talents, including Grammy nominee, Aloysius B.
This is a financial literacy event like no other where you can watch, listen, and learn from some of Canada's top hip hop artists, including Sling Dadz, Frankie Payne, Capital V, and Nem.S.Iss.