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Ontario to teach students financial literacy

Securities commission donates $2 million

Financial literacy will be introduced into Ontario’s education curriculum next fall. To support the initiative, including teacher training, the Ontario Securities Commission will be donating $2 million. “Financial literacy is an important part of investor protection and the OSC supports educational efforts to help Ontarians develop the skills and knowledge needed to succeed in an increasingly complex financial world,” commission chairman Howard Wetston said in a release. The program will target students between grades four and twelve.

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