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

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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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Kamloops Students Donate Holiday Retail Business Proceeds to Charity

A Grade 6/7 class at Kamloops School of the Arts made wreaths and ornaments to sell at the Welcome Winter Block Party in downtown Kamloops on December 9, 2017.  They are donating 100% of their business profits to purchase food hampers for local charity Christmas Amalgamated. The class of 23 participated in JA British Columbia’s […]

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Long-time Volunteer from TELUS Highlights JABC on Pulse FM

As part of GivingTuesday, JA British Columbia volunteer Mustajab Khan from TELUS was interviewed by Pulse FM 107.7.  GivingTuesday is a global movement for giving and volunteering and takes place each year after Black Friday.

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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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