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2017 National Forum: Literacy and Poverty

Frontier College's national forum will examine the role of literacy in poverty reduction strategies across Canada. Featuring a panel of thought leaders, this important forum will examine the challenges faced by individuals, employers, and communities, and address the role of literacy in alleviating poverty. The forum will be webcast live to satellite conferences in Whitehorse, Vancouver, Edmonton, Saskatoon, Toronto, London, Montreal, and Halifax.

View webcast here. 

Wednesday, April 26, 2017
Radisson Hotel Winnipeg
11:30 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. CDT
To register to attend in person, click here.


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Literacy is measured on a scale of 0 to 5, with 5 being the highest.  A 2013 study revealed that almost half of Canadians have literacy scores below level 3, and nearly 1 in 5 Canadians are at or below Level 1.

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