Category Archives: Public Opinion on Literacy

Senate Bill – Essential Skills Week

Last week, Senator Diane Bellemare introduced a bill entitled “An Act to establish Promotion of Essential Skills Learning Week” (Bill S254) in the Senate where it received 2nd reading. The bill will now go to committee for discussion. You can … Continue reading

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National Public Opinion Survey on Literacy

Frontier College commissioned Environics to conduct a national survey about literacy in Canada. The survey found that nearly nine-in-ten Canadians (87 per cent) believe more needs to be done to improve literacy rates. The survey found that Canadians understand the … Continue reading

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