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Celebrate JA! Vancouver Event Recognizes JABC’s 2018 Scholarship & Award Winners

June 18, 2018– Over 150 students, teachers, donors and business volunteers gathered at the Vancouver Celebrate JA! event on June 14th to acknowledge students across British Columbia for their leadership, performance, entrepreneurship and collaborative spirit in a JA program this past school year. Recognition events are also held in Victoria and Kelowna. As part of […]

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JABC Inducts Four Business Leaders into Business Laureates of BC Hall Fame

Vancouver, British Columbia – May 9, 2018 – Over 700 BC business leaders and their guests gathered at the Fairmont Hotel Vancouver on Tuesday, May 8th for the induction of British Columbia’s four newest members into the Business Laureates of British Columbia (BLBC) Hall of Fame. JA British Columbia (JABC) has been proudly hosting this […]

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JABC and Arrow Transportation Partner to Bring STEMinists Program to Kamloops Girls

JABC Steminists

May 7, 2018– Thanks to the partnership of JA British Columbia and Arrow Transportation Systems, girls considering STEM related careers are receiving hands-on experience in a special JA Company Program called “STEMinists” piloting in Kamloops this spring. Under the mentorship of women currently working in STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) roles, this after school […]

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JABC Student Company to Present at BLBC Gala

KLICK

May 2, 2018– KLICK has been selected to give the Junior Entrepreneur Presentation at the 2018 Business Laureates of BC Gala on May 8th, 2018. This JA Student Company was formed by 14 business-minded secondary school students from across the Lower Mainland who brought their innovative idea to life through the JA Company Program. These […]

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Kamloops Hosts Largest JABC Student Event Ever

February 20, 2018– JABC held the 10th annual Economics for Success program event at Thompson Rivers University in Kamloops, BC.  EFS@TRU was the largest JA British Columbia event ever, bringing over 40 mentors from the Kamloops business community to work with 950 grade 10 students to help them plan their education and career paths. Students were from […]

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JABC Wins Funding from Discovery Foundation for New Skills Program

As part of their 2018 Technology Education Programs competition, the Discovery Foundation will award $20,000 to JA British Columbia to fund a pilot program called Discovery Foundation’s JA Success Skills Program. The Discovery Foundation’s JA Success Skills Program will be delivered to grade 9 and 10 students in the Lower Mainland who recently attended JABC […]

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Scholarship & Award Applications Now Open

JA BRITISH COLUMBIA: JABC is pleased to offer a number of awards and scholarships to recognize outstanding performance in a JA program. We are able to give away over $20,000 worth of awards and trips each year, thanks to the generosity of our donors and supporters. All high school and post-secondary students who have taken […]

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Second Annual JABC TechWorks Shows Students the Excitement and Rewards of Tech Careers

TechWorks

On January 16, 2018, JA British Columbia (JABC) hosted its second annual JABC TechWorks, a full day program that presented local grade 9 and 10 students with the career possibilities in the flourishing technology sector. TELUS was the Presenting Sponsor. 400 students from high schools throughout the Lower Mainland attended this full-day event at TELUS […]

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JABC Expanding Popular Event that Exposes Students to Tech Careers

JA British Columbia (JABC) will host the second annual JABC TechWorks, a full-day program that shows students the career possibilities in the booming technology sector. To be held at Science World at TELUS World of Science on January 16th 2018, 400 Grade 9 and 10 students from high schools throughout Metro Vancouver and the Fraser […]

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Bringing Financial Literacy to Record Number of British Columbia Students

JA British Columbia and Coast Capital partner to mark Financial Literacy month Vancouver, BC – Thanks to JA British Columbia and Coast Capital, over 870 students became more financially literate throughout Financial Literacy Month in November. That is a 16% increase over last year and a record for the Dollars with Sense program. Across the […]

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