News

Find out what's been happening at JA British Columbia.

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 […]

Read More

Categories:

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.

Read More

Categories:

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 […]

Read More

Categories:

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.

Read More

Categories:

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.

Read More

Categories:

JABC congratulates 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.

Read More

Categories:

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!

Read More

Categories:

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.

Read More

Categories:

JABC Winter 2016 Newsletter

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

Read More

Categories:

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.

Read More

Categories: