The Education and Good Governance Fund (EGGF) announces its support of five projects. The EGGF Assessment Committee and a committee of AMF experts analyzed the 23 applications submitted before the April 15th deadline. The President and CEO has given his consent to the Committee’s recommendations to grant $345,552 in funding to the following projects:
The project of researcher Bryan Campbell at the Center for Interuniversity Research and Analysis of Organizations (CIRANO) aims to paint a portrait of the robo-adviser industry, its growth prospects and the governance of this industry, and to put forward recommendations concerning its regulatory framework.
The research project of Professor Annie Savard of McGill University aims to identify the teaching methods used in financial education as part of math classes and the sources of information and training on financial education in support of teachers.
Financial education project
The Option consommateurs project will analyze the readability of disability and critical illness insurance contracts in order to improve communications at the drafting stage.
The Enligne ton avenir campaign by Question Retraite invites parents 50 years of age and over to openly discuss financial matters with young adults so as to help Québec’s financial culture evolve.
Under the Government of Québec’s Programme de la Stratégie d’action jeunesse 2016-2021 (youth action strategy) relating to non-profit organizations, co-ops and public bodies, financial support is being provided to the Regroupement des jeunes chambres de commerce du Québec (young chambers of commerce of Québec) for its Administrateurs de la relève training program.