February 18, 2022
Your role in the Canadian economyPlay our game to discover how your economic profile compares with those of other Canadians. Explore population and employment data and spending habits across different regions.
January 24, 2022
Inflation over timeWhat is inflation and what does it mean to you? This video and discussion guide will help you get your secondary students talking.
January 24, 2022
Fintech 101Teach the basics of financial technology, peer-to-peer payments and how the Bank keeps your payments safe with this video and discussion guide for secondary students.
December 2, 2021
The true value of money
What is money—when you really stop to think about it? To understand how money works, and what it ultimately represents, we need to strip it down to its very basic function.
October 21, 2021
Needs or wants? That is the question!Do you need it, or do you want it? That’s an important question to ask before buying anything. This activity is designed to teach kids how to prioritize their needs and wants, and how to make informed choices when shopping.
September 2, 2021
Virtual Worlds. Real Economies.
The economies in modern, complex video games can teach gamers a lot about decision making and financial literacy.
August 19, 2021
Fur Trade Economics
Over its 350-year lifespan, the Hudson’s Bay Company has had an enormous impact on Canada’s economy and how the nation was settled.
June 3, 2021
Value is in the Eye of the Consumer
Supply and demand is part of the very bedrock of an economy. It's what generates the price of any product or service.
May 4, 2021
A Canadian Central Bank: The History of the Bank of CanadaLearn about why the Bank of Canada was created and how it continues to promote the economic and financial welfare of Canadians.
February 26, 2021
Playing with Economy
There might be only a handful of basic game formats, but there is an infinity of variations—a surprising number of which require the skills we need to manage our daily economic lives.