The Forum’s Sally Massey-Wiebe presented Co-Chair Ainsley Cunningham with the 2016 Credit Counselling Canada Award for her work to promote financial literacy in Manitoba.
Ainsley, Manager of Communications and Education with the Manitoba Securities Commission, was a co-founder of MBFLF, and has spent years fostering great knowledge of financial planning and preparedness among Manitobans from all walks of life.
The award recognizes, “a person, group or company that has supported the mission of not-for-profit credit counselling by helping others in the area of personal finance.”
Only one such award is conferred in Canada each year.
Ainsley was nominated by Community Financial Counselling Services, who described her as ” a champion and leader in financial literacy in Manitoba, who has not only developed educational materials and financial literacy resources, but has also be able to bring diverse groups together to forge cooperation and coordination in financial literacy endeavours in Manitoba.”