The Government of Canada is providing almost $2.1 million over a three-year period to Toronto Financial Services Alliance (TFSA) for ASPIRE, our work-integrated learning pilot project in financial services (FS), which aims to attract, up-skill and retain post-secondary students developing in-demand skills in the fields of Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Mathematics (STEAM). TFSA is leading the project on behalf of the FS sector. The funding is part of the Government's Student Work Placement Program, which will distribute a total of $73 million over the next four years to recognized industry associations that represent the interests of businesses in key sectors across the country. TFSA will use the funds to scale up ASPIRE, which was designed in collaboration with our industry and academic members, and launched last April. The Government's support will enable us to increase employer and academia engagement, and offer more students more opportunities to gain...
Pre-Budget Submission to Standing Committee on Finance - 2021 Federal Budget
TFI's 2021 federal pre-budget submission focuses on enhancing the innovation ecosystem, investing in infrastructure, and sustainable finance.
TFI Launches Third Tier of The ASPIRE Edge Skill-Building Program
On July 31st 2020, TFI launched the third tier of The ASPIRE Edge. This online business skill-building program is freely available to any post-secondary student
TFI Talent Talks Interview Series
As organizations have adapted to the requirements of physical distancing, self-isolation and remote work brought on by the 2020 COVID-19 pandemic, newly
Opportunity to Connect and Discuss How Student Talent Can Help Your Business
Are you interested in providing students with work opportunities that can benefit them, and your business, during Canada’s economic recovery?
TFI Joins KPMG's New Sustainable Finance Podcast Series
In Episode 1 "The Sustainable Investing Landscape Within our Borders and Beyond" Jennifer Reynolds joins Tania Carnegie and to explore what the sustainable
TFI Launches Second Tier of The ASPIRE Edge Skill-Building Program
On June 30th 2020, TFI launched the second tier of its business skill-building program, The ASPIRE Edge. This three-tier, online simulation is freely available
TFI and NCFA announce updated programme and new virtual format for the annual FFCON conference
The theme for the 6th annual FFCON is RISE, reflecting the joint efforts of the two associations, NCFA and TFI, to build and increase the success and
Spotlight on Innovation: Canada Fintech Podcast
Jennifer Reynolds joins part two of Spotlight on Innovation, a series of discussions that look in detail at fintech in global markets recorded in partnership
ASPIRE partners with Trent University
We are pleased to announce our newest partnership with Trent University. Founded in 1964, Trent University is a public liberal arts university and enrolls
ASPIRE partners with Travelers Canada
We are pleased to announce ASPIRE’s newest employer partner, Travelers Canada. Founded in 1988, Travelers Canada is the strategic Canadian operation of The
Equity in Corporate Governance - The Agenda
Jennifer Reynolds appears on The Agenda with Steve Paikin to discuss increasing equity and diversity at the C-suite level.
TFI Report: The Impact of Toronto’s Financial Sector
Toronto Finance International and the Conference Board of Canada have released the seventh annual report card on Toronto and Canada’s financial services sector