About JA British Columbia

Our purpose is to inspire, prepare and empower B.C. youth for lifelong success.

JA British Columbia (JABC or Junior Achievement of BC) is a non profit organization proud to deliver a wide selection of educational programs focusing on financial literacy, work readiness and entrepreneurship.

Through partnerships with educators and volunteers from local businesses, JABC offers important interactive, hands-on learning experiences to students in all communities across British Columbia.

All programs align with B.C.’s new curriculum and are provided free of charge to schools thanks to the generosity of JABC donors and sponsors.

JABC is a member of of JA Canada and JA Worldwide and has been a leader in youth business education programs for 65 years.

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We invite you to read our our five year roadmap, Bright Futures for All B.C.’s Youth, and share in our enthusiasm about JABC’s own bright future.

View JABC`s Strategic Plan 2019-2023



Can you help inspire, prepare and empower B.C. youth for lifelong success?

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JA Worldwide remains among the most impactful NGOs in the world, retaining our number-seven ranking for the third year in a row.

We acknowledge that our work spans many Territories and that our head office is located on the shared traditional territories of the Musqueam, Squamish and Tsleil-Waututh peoples.