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JABC hosts 10th annual Economics for Success event on Vancouver Island

February 21, 2017 – JABC proudly hosted its 10th Economics for Success event in Port Alberni on February 16, 2017. With the incredible support of Principal Rob Souther, this annual event brings together approximately 300 teens from Alberni District Secondary School (ADSS) for a day of work readiness education.

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JABC congratulations Darren Hill on appointment to National Steering Committee on Financial Literacy

February 21, 2017 – JA British Columbia congratulates Darren Hill, President and CEO of JA Saskatchewan on his appointment to the National Steering Committee on Financial Literacy.

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2017 JABC Awards and Scholarships are now online!

February 20, 2017 – Calling all Achievers! It’s that time of year – time to apply for JABC’s 2017 awards and scholarships!

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TELUS, SAP, Sony Imageworks among leading companies talking to teens about careers in BC’s booming tech industry

January 12, 2017 – JABC hosted its inaugural JABC TechWorks, a full day program aimed at teens to expose them to the career possibilities in the technology sector. TELUS was the lead presenting sponsor and content was sponsored by the Ministry of Technology, Innovation and Citizens’ Services.

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JABC Winter 2016 Newsletter

December 14, 2016 – JA British Columbia is pleased to release our Winter 2016 Newsletter!

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Students offer a unique solution to a local problem just in time for Christmas

December 6, 2016 – Laura-Lyn Helton’s Grade 6 class is offering up a unique solution to the problem of overgrown and invasive plants affecting Greater Victoria. Just in time for the holiday rush, and with the help of some volunteers from their local GardenWorks garden store, her crafty students used the problematic plants to create beautiful holiday wreaths and sell them to their local community.

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JA Leadership Breakfast connects today’s business leaders with next generation

November 29, 2016 – JABC was pleased to host our third JA Leadership Breakfast on November 16, 2016. Over 300 guests representing 157 companies attended the early morning event at the Four Seasons Hotel in Vancouver which was presented by Nicola Wealth Management.

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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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Four Laureates to be Inducted into the Business Laureates of British Columbia Hall of Fame

November 16, 2016 – The Business Laureates of British Columbia (BLBC) Hall of Fame Cabinet and JA British Columbia (JABC) are pleased to announce the 2017 inductees into the Business Laureates of British Columbia Hall of Fame.

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Junior Dragons’ Den and JA British Columbia Partner to Help Young Entrepreneurs

November 15, 2016 – Community Futures’ Junior Dragons’ Den and JA British Columbia are teaming up to help young entrepreneurs in the Kootenays.

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