Category: Competitions

Kelowna Secondary School wins JABC Innovation Jam 2016 Grand Prize

March 7, 2016 – JA British Columbia (JABC) is pleased to announce that Kelowna Secondary School has been chosen Grand Prize Winner in the JABC Innovation Jam 2016! The student team’s winning business concept was Gardening to Give, a biodegradable gardening subscription box that would deliver local seeds and plants to homes.

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St. John’s School wins People’s Choice Award in 2016 JABC Innovation Jam YouTube video contest

January 26, 2916 – Congratulations to St. John’s School in Vancouver on winning the People’s Choice Award in the 2016 JABC Innovation Jam YouTube video contest! St. John’s School’s video garnered 1,321 likes during the 48-hour voting period.

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High School Students Pitch Business Ideas at JABC Innovation Jam 2016

January 19, 2016 – On Monday, January 18, 2016, 116 high school students from across British Columbia came together at the Coast Coal Harbour Hotel in downtown Vancouver for a day of innovative thinking and business competition at the JA British Columbia (JABC) third annual Innovation Jam.

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Windsor Secondary School wins 2015 People’s Choice Award following JABC Innovation Jam 2015

February 25, 2015 – Junior Achievement of British Columbia (JABC) is pleased to announce that the winner of the 2015 People’s Choice Award is Windsor Secondary School from North Vancouver!

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Student team from PASS-Woodwinds Alternate School takes top spot in Junior Achievement’s Online Business Challenge

January 27, 2015 – JA British Columbia is pleased to announce that a team from PASS-Woodwinds Alternate School in Parksville was named Titans of the Industry and recognized for their first place win in JABC’s Online Business Challenge.

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High School Students Pitch their Social Enterprise Ideas at JABC Innovation Jam 2015

January 21, 2015 – On Monday, January 19, 2015, 120 high school students from across British Columbia came together at the Coast Coal Harbour Hotel in downtown Vancouver for a day of creative thinking and competition at JA British Columbia’s annual JABC Innovation Jam.

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JA joins with CIBC to honour B.C.’s Top Student Entrepreneurs

June 23, 2014 – JABC is pleased to announce that Just Jars has won the prestigious 2014 CIBC Student Company of the Year Award.

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Lake City Secondary Team Wins JA’s First-ever Rural Company Program Award

June 9, 2014 – JABC is pleased to announce that Cariboo Cookies, a student-run company from Lake City Secondary in Williams Lake, BC has won the first ever Ledcor Group Rural Company of the Year Award.

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Junior Achievement Announces Grant from SAP Canada to Support Entrepreneurism in BC’s Youth

June 9, 2014 – JABC is pleased to announce a grant has been received from SAP Canada in the amount of $15,000 to support business education programs for youth across BC.

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Sa-Hali Secondary Team Wins Provincial Grand Prize

May 28, 2014 – A student team from Sa-Hali Secondary in Kamloops has been awarded the Grand Prize award for their participation in Junior Achievement of British Columbia’s first-ever JABC Innovation Jam event.

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