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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

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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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