Government documents

Tips About Low-Cost Bank Accounts (2012)

This brief document, prepared by the federal government’s Financial Consumer Agency of Canada (FCAC), is filled with tips to help people select a low-cost bank account.

The authors begin by explaining the features of a low-cost account, which include the use of a debit card and the absence of charges for deposits. Other features, like the number of debits included in the monthly rate, can vary from one bank to another.

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2012-12-14

Working Together for Adult Literacy: An Adult Literacy Strategy for New Brunswick (2012)

Action Plan: Progress to Date 2010-2013

In December 2009, New Brunswick’s Department of Post-Secondary Education, Training and Labour (PETL) published its adult literacy strategy for the province and, subsequently, developed a three-year action plan based on the strategy.

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2012-11-29

Making the Tools Work for You: A Guide to Using the Essential Skills Tools and Resources Available Through HRSDC (2012)

This user guide has been designed to explain how to use the Essential Skills tools and resources available through Human Resources and Skills Development Canada (HRSDC).

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2012-11-16

Workplace Essential Skills Program: Strategic Plan 2011-2014 (2012)

New Brunswick’s Department of Post-Secondary Education, Training and Labour (PETL) began developing its Workplace Essential Skills (WES) program in the fall of 2009 in response to a growing skills gap in the province as a result of changing labour demands. It offers an accelerated path for lower-skilled adults to gain the knowledge and skills they require for employment.

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2012-06-28

Working Together for Adult Literacy: An Adult Literacy Strategy for New Brunswick - Progress report for Action Plan 2010-2013 (2010)

This document, released in December 2010, provides a summary of significant actions initiated during the preceding 12 months in support of the New Brunswick government’s adult literacy strategy.

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2011-02-04

Working Together for Adult Literacy: An Adult Literacy Strategy for New Brunswick - Action Plan 2010-2013 (2010)

This document outlines an action plan for implementing the adult literacy strategy prepared by the New Brunswick government and released in December 2009. That strategy focused on reducing barriers and increasing participation; increasing the range and number of learning opportunities; ensuring the quality of adult literacy programs; and strengthening partnerships to develop a strong adult literacy system.

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2011-02-04

The Consultation on Adult Literacy in Manitoba: What We Heard (2008)

In April 2008, the Province of Manitoba initiated consultations with key stakeholders and the public for input into the development of a provincial-wide adult literacy strategy. Participants included literacy practitioners, immigrant organizations, aboriginal organizations, non-government organizations and business representatives. This report summarizes the consultation findings.

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2009-01-02

Labour Market Agreement: Annual Implementation Plan 2008-2009 (2008)

This resource consists of the Province of Nova Scotia's 2008 - 2009 Annual Implementation Plan. This Plan lays out the strategic investments planned by the Province of Nova Scotia under the Canada Nova Scotia Labour Market Agreement.

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2008-11-25

Successful Communication: Tool Kit (2003)

Literacy and You

Communications Canada has designed this practical tool kit, entitled Successful Communication: Literacy and You, to assist Government of Canada communicators and managers to better communicate to Canadians information about the policies, programs and services that have been designed for them.

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2008-09-08

Recommendations for Improved Services for Islanders with Learning Disabilities (2004)

This document is the work of the PEI Provincial Joint Working Committee on Learning Disabilities. The committee was established in late 2003 and charged with devising a strategy to improve services to Islanders with learning disabilities. The committee included representatives of the Learning Disabilities Association of Prince Edward Island, the PEI Literacy Alliance, and the PEI departments of Health and Education.

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2008-08-06

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