Public Outreach

Sample Communications and Consultations
Op Eds

A Vision for a Better Canada Requires Cooperation, with Marva Burnett (President of ACORN Canada),Huffington Post October 15, 2015 Reposted

Ottawa’s financial literacy strategy is noble, but it’s not enough, Brenda Spotton Visano, Globe and Mail, Report on Business, 23 June 2015 posted

A Hidden Debt Essential – Your Credit Score (PDF) written for Black Creek Financial Action Network (BCFAN) in BOSS Magazine Spring-Summer, 2013, 110-11 On line PDF

Policy Submissions

BCFAN “Comments on Payday Loan Cost of Borrowing Review” (PDF) Submission to Ministry of Government and Consumer Services, Government of Ontario on behalf of Members of the Black Creek Financial Action Network (May 2016)

BCFAN "Comments on Strengthening Consumer Financial Protection" (PDF) Submission to Government of Ontario, Ministry of Government and Consumer Services on behalf of Members of the Black Creek Financial Action Network (August 2015)

Interviews - TV, Radio, Podcast
  • Podcast: Including Us All – Community-based Financing for Community Capacity Building Interviewers/Producers: Dan Akinbosede and Katie Wei, Length: 1:09:36
  • Pay Day Lending in Ontario David Seglins, CBC Radio
  • The Purpose of Business Panel Member on “The Agenda with Steve Paikin” TVO
  • Financial Bailouts Reporter Havard Gould, CBC Nightly News
  • Socialism for the Rich Host: Andrew Nicol, CBC Weekend
Interviews - Print media
  • Canada learns from Bangladesh how to tackle poverty Alia Dharssi, Thomson Reuters Foundation, Nov 12, 2013; Reprinted in The Daily Ittefaq (Dhakka India) Nov 12, 2013
  • Youth and 2015 Ontario provincial budget Alex Kvaskov, Excalibur 20 May 2015, p.3
  • Breaking down the barriers to University, Linda White Toronto Sun
  • Encouraging the entrepreneurial spirit Anna Mehler Paperny and Tavia Grant. Globe and Mail
Knowledge Mobilization Summaries