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JABC Announces 2017 Scholarship & Award Winners

JA British Columbia (JABC) is pleased to announce our 2017 scholarship and award winners. Over 50 students across the province were recognized for their leadership, performance, entrepreneurship and collaborative spirit in a JA program. Please join us in congratulating the individuals and student companies! Individual Awards The Award for Oratory & Presentation Skills • Olivia […]

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JA British Columbia and Coast Capital Savings mark Financial Literacy Month with renewed Partnership

November 22, 2016 – JA British Columbia (JABC) continues to expand its financial literacy program Dollars with Sense thanks to a significant donation from Coast Capital Savings. This donation renews the organizations’ previous three year partnership, announced in 2014 and takes Coast Capital’s total contribution to the program to over $1 million.

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Young Alumni Give Back to JA

September 21, 2016 – Making the decision to donate to an organization is often a very personal one, inspired by a story or experience related to the organization’s cause. For Nitin Gaba and Jocelyn Tien, JA alumni and members of the JABC Young Alumni Network, investing in JA is simply their way of saying thank you.

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JABC engages business leaders at inaugural JA Leadership Breakfast

December 8, 2015 – Over 250 business leaders and professionals representing 136 companies gathered at the Four Seasons Hotel on November 18, for JABC’s inaugural JA Leadership Breakfast. The breakfast and networking event brought together like-minded executives from various industries learning about and discussing the future workforce in BC’s business community.

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West Vancouver Students are Learning about Entrepreneurship

March 25, 2015 – JA British Columbia (JABC) is pleased to announce that West Vancouver Community Foundation has donated $2,000 in support of business education programs for youth in West Vancouver.

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RBC Foundation Helps Students Make the Right Choices and Stay in School

February 24, 2015 – JA British Columbia (JABC) is pleased to announce that RBC Foundation has once again donated $50,000 in support of business education programs for youth across BC for the 2014-15 school year.

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Canadian Western Bank Invests $375,000 in Junior Achievement Programs Across Canada

November 7, 2014 – JA is pleased to announce its continued partnership with Canadian Western Bank (CWB). CWB will be supporting chapters across western Canada with a $375,000 contribution over the next three years.

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Financial Literacy Month Marked by Credit Union’s $600,000 Donation Supporting Youth Financial Education

November 24, 2014 – JABC is expanding its financial literacy program Dollars with Sense to reach 27,000 youth across British Columbia, thanks to a record donation from Coast Capital Savings of $600,000 over three years.

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Coordinator Ready to Deliver Youth Entrepreneurship Programs to Basin Students

September 29, 2014 – Starting this fall, students around the Basin will be benefiting from youth entrepreneurship programs and financial literacy within their classrooms. The programs are run by Junior Achievement of British Columbia (JABC), which is pleased to welcome Amy Robillard as Program Coordinator in the Basin.

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Basin Youth to Benefit from Junior Achievement’s Expansion into the Region

August 7, 2014 – This fall, youth in the Columbia Basin will be able to learn about entrepreneurship and the viability of self-employment as a career option when JABC expands into the region.

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