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Personal Finance

    Our financial literacy programs and resources cover topics from budgeting to estate planning, and everything in between, to help you stay on top of your personal finances.  

    We also partner with Chartered Professional Accountants (CPA) Canada and other organizations to promote financial literacy in the community, with presentations from designated accountants and accredited financial advisors. Check out the What's Happening box below for upcoming programs!

    Financial Literacy Month

    Live online sessions through November.

    Literacy doesn’t just pertain to reading! Strengthen your understanding of money with our financial experts. 

    Sessions include:

    • Building your nest egg
    • Effective tax strategies
    • Dividend stocks and ETFs
    • Maximizing CPP retirement benefits
    • Living well on retirement income
    • Planning financially for a new baby
    • ESG/Sustainable investing

    Click here for the full Financial Literacy Month lineup!

    Professional Development

    • Lynda: Thousands of short video tutorial courses, led by experts, on topics such as accounting, business planning, career development, and many more!
    • Gale: Longer, instructor-led course that let you dive deep into various topics.

    Materials and Resources

    • Business Source Elite: Whole articles from top professional publications, on accounting, banking, finance, international business, marketing, sales, and more. 
    • PressReader: Read newspapers from around the world.
    • RBdigital: Read thousands of magazines from around the world.
    • Reading lists

    Lifelong learning support

    • Gale: Longer, instructor led course that let you dive deep into various topics.
    • Lynda: Thousands of short video tutorial courses, led by experts, on topics such as accounting, business planning, career development, and many more!

    Tim Xie
    Business Services Specialist

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    306.777.6013

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    FAQs

    No, we don’t write business plans for our customers, but we can direct you to the various resources that we ha...
    Yes, we have Lynda.com and Gale Courses, both include courses on a great variety of business topics.
    You can register for a business program by clicking on Attend – Programs. Then filter by the Event Type Busine...
    In general, all programs related to business, personal finance and career development are tagged “Business” in...
    We host major business events in the Small Business Week in October and a number of financial workshops in the...
    Yes, we do. You can find Harvard Business Review in our Business Source Elite.
    Access It For Free With Your Library Card!

    Lynda

    Learn business, software, technology and creative skills with online video tutorials taught by recognized industry professionals.

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    Gale Courses

    Gale Courses offers a wide range of highly interactive, instructor led courses that you can take entirely online.

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    Business Source Elite

    Full-text coverage of top business, management and economics journals and periodicals.

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    PressReader

    PressReader delivers an endless stream of top news stories to read, discuss and share.

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