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

The Business Laureates of British Columbia (BLBC) Hall of Fame Cabinet and JA British Columbia (JABC) are pleased to announce the 2018 inductees into the Business Laureates of British Columbia Hall of Fame. The 2018 inductees are: Peter R.B. Armstrong    Founder and CEO of Armstrong Group/ Rocky Mountaineer Morris Belkin (1916-1987)    Founder, Chairman […]

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JABC to Host Be Entrepreneurial Program in 3 BC Cities October 20, 2017

Grade 10-12 students in Prince George, Quesnel and Vanderhoof, now have the opportunity to attend a FREE JABC Be Entrepreneurial taught by Business Development experts on Pro D Day October 20, 2017. The Be Entrepreneurial program encourages high school students to plan their own business venture while still in high school.  In addition to engaging […]

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JABC to Present at the 2017 Teacher Super Conference

JA British Columbia (JABC) is pleased to take part in the 2017 PSA Super Conference on October 20, 2017 at the Vancouver Convention Centre East. In addition to an educational booth in the Exhibitor’s Hall, JABC will also provide an information session to teachers and administrators on Friday in Room 113 at Vancouver Convention Centre […]

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JABC Alumna to Speak at BC CEO Awards

JA British Columbia (JABC) is pleased to announce JA Alumna Tahlia Ifada will speak about her student business venture at the 2017 BC CEO Awards on November 8, 2017 at the Fairmont Waterfront Hotel in Vancouver. Tahlia, currently in her first year of Commerce at the University of British Columbia, participated in a JA Company […]

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JABC Announces Sheila Biggers as New President and CEO

JABC is proud to announce the appointment of Sheila Biggers, the next President & CEO of JABC. Sheila brings over 25 years of experience working in the not-for-profit and public sectors. Sheila’s most recent role was Associate Dean, Development and Alumni Engagement for the UBC Sauder School of Business, leading a team of 22 advancement […]

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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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JABC congratulates Robert H. Lee on receiving ACCE Lifetime Achievement Award

March 27, 2017 – JABC congratulates Robert H. Lee on receiving the Association of Chinese Canadian Entrepreneurs’ 2017 Lifetime Achievement Award. He was honoured at a gala event on March 25, 2017 in Toronto.

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JABC to partner with leading women’s advocacy groups on pilot program aimed at young women

JABC is proud to have been selected as a partner for a mentorship pilot program by the Province of BC aimed at encouraging the leadership aspirations of young women. Led by members of the Premier’s Women’s Economic Council and Minerva, in partnership with the Women’s Enterprise Centre, JABC and the WEB alliance, the pilot program […]

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JABC hosts largest single-day event in its 60+ year history

February 28, 2017 – On Thursday, February 23, 2017, JABC delivered the JA Economics for Success program to over 750 teens from the Kamloops area. This large-scale community event was the 9th annual event and continues to beat its attendee record year after year.

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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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