Did you know there are 1.3 million small and medium sized businesses in Canada and they contribute 41% of Canada’s gross domestic product? It’s true, according to the Business Development Bank of Canada.
We are JA British Columbia are pleased to help spark the entrepreneurial spirit of youth here in BC. According to a 2011 Boston Consulting Group report for JA Canada, “JA produces graduates who are more likely to become entrepreneurs, create jobs and power our economy. These future business leaders attribute JA as the catalyst that gave them the ambition to open their own business and the transformational force that empowered them with the skills and abilities to do so successfully. These new enterprises and net new jobs will be a significant portion of the economic engine that will drive Canadian prosperity and help close the productivity gap.”