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Junior Achievement Inducts Three Business Leaders into Business Laureates of BC Hall Fame

May 12, 2016 – Nearly 700 BC business leaders and their guests gathered at the Fairmont Hotel Vancouver on Thursday, May 12th for the induction of British Columbia’s three newest members into the Business Laureates of British Columbia (BLBC) Hall of Fame.

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Teacher Deems JA Experience Rewarding, Impactful

May 12, 2016 – When Lee Nipp signed up his business class students for Junior Achievement (JA) for the first time in 2008, he had no idea how transformational the experience would be, both for him and his students.

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Lake View Credit Union helps bring Junior Achievement back to Peace Region

March 9, 2016 – Employees from Lake View Credit Union are bringing Junior Achievement (JA) programs back to the BC Peace River Region this spring.

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JABC 2016 Spring Newsletter

March 9, 2016 – JA British Columbia is pleased to release our Spring 2016 Newsletter.

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Kelowna Secondary School wins JABC Innovation Jam 2016 Grand Prize

March 7, 2016 – JA British Columbia (JABC) is pleased to announce that Kelowna Secondary School has been chosen Grand Prize Winner in the JABC Innovation Jam 2016! The student team’s winning business concept was Gardening to Give, a biodegradable gardening subscription box that would deliver local seeds and plants to homes.

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JABC launches new website – jabc.ca

February 12, 2016 – JA British Columbia is pleased to launch our new and improved website!

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St. John’s School wins People’s Choice Award in 2016 JABC Innovation Jam YouTube video contest

January 26, 2916 – Congratulations to St. John’s School in Vancouver on winning the People’s Choice Award in the 2016 JABC Innovation Jam YouTube video contest! St. John’s School’s video garnered 1,321 likes during the 48-hour voting period.

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High School Students Pitch Business Ideas at JABC Innovation Jam 2016

January 19, 2016 – On Monday, January 18, 2016, 116 high school students from across British Columbia came together at the Coast Coal Harbour Hotel in downtown Vancouver for a day of innovative thinking and business competition at the JA British Columbia (JABC) third annual Innovation Jam.

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JABC 2015 Winter Newsletter

December 17, 2015 – JA British Columbia is pleased to release our Winter 2015 Newsletter.

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JABC engages business leaders at inaugural JA Leadership Breakfast

December 8, 2015 – Over 250 business leaders and professionals representing 136 companies gathered at the Four Seasons Hotel on November 18, for JABC’s inaugural JA Leadership Breakfast. The breakfast and networking event brought together like-minded executives from various industries learning about and discussing the future workforce in BC’s business community.

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