Credit Education Week

November 9th - 13th 2015

Welcome to CEWC 2016

Credit Education Week Canada (CEWC) is now in its 10th year.  This year's theme is titled "Financial Wins", with a focus on helping Canadians successfully launch to reach their financial goals.

CEWC continues to be part of a national effort to raise financial literacy awareness and the importance of proper credit education.  CEWC proudly supports the initiatives of Financial Literacy Month through several events across the country.


Featured Speakers

Featured Events

Monday, November 7, 2016 -
8:30am to 10:00am
Monday, November 7, 2016 -
10:00am to 12:30pm
Wednesday, November 9, 2016 -
5:30pm to 8:30pm

Essay Contest

Grade 12 Student Essay Contest

Grade 12 students across Canada are invited to confess their contained financial calamity story by submitting their true-life handiwork to the CEWC 2016 Student Essay Contest, co-sponsored by Credit Canada Debt Solutions, Capital One, OLG, RBC, TD Bank, BMO,  MNP Inc., Oakman Group, Harris and Partners, and many others.

Click here for more information.

Click here to see the list of winners from previous years.


Financial Wins Twitter Contest

Adult Canadians are invited to share your "Financial Win" story with @CreditCanada from Sept. 20 to Oct. 21, using #CEW2016, for a chance to win $100.

Click here for more information.


Related News

TORONTO, Nov. 2, 2015 /CNW/ - Just how far will Canadians go to get a deal? Is it possible to be frugal without compromising on quality? To explore this important topic in personal finance health, Credit Canada Debt Solutions, in partnership with Capital One Canada, launched a Twitter contest to gather Canadians' most extreme 'cheap or frugal' spending stories. Many learned the hard way that choosing the least expensive option sometimes comes at a cost, while being frugal tends to pay dividends.
The contest, which asked Canadians to share stories about what they learned from good and bad financial decisions, was held in advance of the ninth annual Credit Education Week, which runs from November 9-13 across the country. 
Many Canadians shared that, while attempting to stretch their dollars, they were tempted by bargains that may not have been the best financial decisions:
  • "We didn't do our homework when we picked our roofer. One year later they were no more. So much for a warranty."