Connecting Libraries, Connecting People

The RISE Network works with public libraries to provide Albertans with opportunities to communicate with health care professionals, participate in distance education, attend meetings, learn new skills and more – all by videoconference from their local library. 

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 ...the potential for transforming public libraries, especially in rural areas, is enormous. This is a [network] that brings people together, strengthens our communities and creates another service niche for public libraries in Alberta.

— Michelle Toombs, Director Marigold Library System

Business & Finance

Doing Your Taxes: Are You New to Canada?

Submitted by chaworth.marigold on Fri, 2019/09/06 - 8:58am
Monday, September 23, 2019 - 6:30pm - 7:30pm

Come to an information session to find out about benefit and credit payments you could get from the Canada Revenue Agency if you do your taxes every year.

Bonnie McIntyre from the Canada Revenue Agency will share information on how benefits are calculated, how and when you should apply for benefits, and will answer any questions you might have.

Broadcast from Drumheller Public Library

Doing Your Taxes: Seniors - What's in it For You?

Submitted by chaworth.marigold on Fri, 2019/09/06 - 8:55am
Monday, September 23, 2019 - 1:00pm - 2:00pm

Come to an information session to find out about:

  • GST/HST credit
  • Medical Expenses
  • Caregiver Credit
  • Disability tax credit
  • Home accessibility tax credit
  • ...and more.

Bonnie McIntyre from the Canada Revenue Agency will share information on all of those credits and deductions, and will answer any questions you might have.

Broadcast from Drumheller Public Library.

Living Well on Retirement Income

Submitted by chaworth.marigold on Mon, 2018/12/03 - 4:40pm
Wednesday, June 26, 2019 - 6:30pm - 7:30pm

Participants will learn ways to increase income, reduce expenses, and live on a retirement income without having to rely on credit to get by.

Presented by Mark Kalinowski, Financial Educator
Credit Counselling Society
nomoredebts.org

Broadcast from Strathmore Municipal Library

Cautious Consumerism

Submitted by chaworth.marigold on Mon, 2018/12/03 - 4:34pm
Wednesday, May 29, 2019 - 6:30pm - 7:30pm

Participants will learn ways to avoid the most common scams and fraud in Canada, and what to do if they become a victim of identity theft.

Presented by Mark Kalinowski, Financial Educator
Credit Counselling Society
nomoredebts.org

Broadcast from Strathmore Municipal Library

*CANCELLED* Raising Financially Fit Kids

Submitted by chaworth.marigold on Mon, 2018/12/03 - 4:14pm
Wednesday, April 10, 2019 - 6:30pm - 7:30pm

We invite parents to join us for this informative presentation and learn some easy to implement techniques to teach their kids about savings, giving, and spending.

Presented by Mark Kalinowski, Financial Educator
Credit Counselling Society
nomoredebts.org

Broadcast from Strathmore Municipal Library

Debt Solutions

Submitted by chaworth.marigold on Mon, 2018/12/03 - 4:10pm
Wednesday, March 13, 2019 - 6:30pm - 7:30pm

Join us for this informative presentation to learn about the various solutions to managing and reducing debt loads.

Presented by Mark Kalinowski, Financial Educator
Credit Counselling Society
nomoredebts.org

Broadcast from Strathmore Municipal Library

Planning Financially for Post Secondary School

Submitted by chaworth.marigold on Thu, 2018/11/01 - 9:14am
Wednesday, February 13, 2019 - 6:30pm - 7:30pm
This session is for parents of high school students who intend to go to post-secondary school. Parents will learn how to talk to their teens about money and how to plan financially for school.

 

presented by Mark Kalinowski, Financial Educator
Credit Counselling Society

Retiring Without Debt

Submitted by chaworth.marigold on Fri, 2018/07/06 - 10:50am
Wednesday, November 21, 2018 - 6:30pm - 8:00pm
Participants will learn about debt elimination options so that they can enter their golden years without the shackles of debt.

Presented by
Mark Kalinowski, Financial Educator

nomoredebts.org
mymoneycoach.ca

Broadcast from Strathmore Municipal Library

Homeowner Basics

Submitted by chaworth.marigold on Fri, 2018/07/06 - 10:47am
Wednesday, October 17, 2018 - 6:30pm - 8:00pm
Participants will learn about the costs involved in purchasing and maintaining a home. They will also learn what is required to qualify for a mortgage and decide whether renting or owning is better for them.

Presented by

Mark Kalinowski, Financial Educator
nomoredebts.org
mymoneycoach.ca

Broadcast live from Strathmore Municipal Library

CANCELED - Planning Financially for Post Secondary School

Submitted by chaworth.marigold on Fri, 2018/07/06 - 10:43am
Wednesday, September 26, 2018 - 6:30pm - 8:00pm

***CANCELED***

This session is for parents of high school students who intend to go to post-secondary schooling. Parents will learn how to talk to their teen about money and plan for school.

Presented by Mark Kalinowski, Financial Educator nomoredebts.org mymoneycoach.ca

Broadcast live from Okotoks Public Library