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What is your party’s position on establishing a national adult literacy policy?
How will your party support collaboration and coordination across government
and stakeholders to best support our population’s potential?
How will your party integrate literacy and essential skills development into
sectoral policies in areas like employment, health, the environment,
settlement, culture, the promotion of the Official Languages, and work with
How is your party prepared to commit to federal funding for literacy?
How will your party address the particular literacy needs of Indigenous
peoples, people living in official language minority communities, and newcomers
What is your party’s plan with respect to implementing Canada’s commitments to
UNESCO and on the international stage in the fields of literacy and adult
How will your party convene conversations about lifelong learning for adults
experiencing challenges because of lower literacy skills?
8. How will you address the
fundamental learning needs of those adults who are unable to transition to jobs
in the new economy because of lower literacy skills?
Life Literacy Canada, Mack Rogers, Executive Director
Basic Education Association, Sara Gill, Executive Director
Alan Cherwinski, Executive Director
Health Literacy Networks
Labour Congress, Hassan Yussuff, President
Learns, Nancy Purdy, Executive Director
CanLearn Society, Krista Poole, CEO
Centre de documentation sur l’éducation des
adultes et la condition féminine (CDÉACF)
Makers’ Education Society, Karen Buchanan, Executive Director
Basin Alliance for Literacy, Desneiges Profili, Executive Director
Basin Alliance for Literacy – Creston, Gillian Wells, Community Literacy
Literacy of Ontario, Joanne Kaattari, Co-Executive Director
Literacy Solutions, Margaret Sutherland, Executive Director
Fédération du Québec pour le planning des
naissances (FQPN), Julie Robillard, Co-coordinatrice
College, Stephen Faul, President & CEO
Brigid Hayes, Brigid Hayes Consulting
Institut de coopération pour l’éducation des
adultes, (ICÉA) Daniel Baril, Directeur général
Literacy, Jennifer Petersen, Literacy Outreach Coordinator
Coalition of New Brunswick, Lynda Homer, Executive Director
Haida Gwaii, Beng Favreau, Executive Director
Link South Central, Tamara Kaattari, Executive Director
Matters Abbotsford, Sharon Crowley Literacy Outreach Coordinator
Literacy Nova Scotia, Jayne
Hunter, Executive Director