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Dream Big - Ask an Entrepreneur

LOCAL   |   Dec 19, 2014

In an effort to expose youth to various career options, Kristi Miller, Vice President & Co-founder, First West Capital and Director, Junior Achievement of British Columbia, interviewed entrepreneur, Aaron Rokstad, to explore entrepreneurship and the motivations behind this career path.       Name: Aaron Rokstad Company: Rokstad Power...

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Financial Literacy Month Marked by Credit Union's $600,000 Donation Supporting Youth Financial Education

LOCAL   |   Nov 24, 2014

Coast Capital Savings, ensures thousands of B.C. teens will receive financial literacy training with a significant donation to Junior Achievement of British Columbia November 24, 2014 Vancouver, British Columbia – Junior Achievement of British Columbia (JABC) is expanding its financial literacy program Dollars with Sense to reach 27,000 youth across British Columbia,...

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13 Laureates to be Inducted for the 10th Anniversary of Junior Achievement of BC’s Business Laureates of British Columbia Hall of Fame

LOCAL   |   Nov 19, 2014

November 19, 2014   Vancouver, British Columbia – The Business Laureates of British Columbia Hall of Fame Cabinet and Junior Achievement of British Columbia are pleased to announce the 2015 inductees into the Business Laureates of British Columbia Hall of Fame. The 2015 inductees are:   Peter Bentley, O.B.C., O.C., LL.D. (Hon) Chairman Emeritus, Canfor...

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Canadian Western Bank Invests $375,000 in Junior Achievement Programs Across Canada

LOCAL   |   Nov 07, 2014

November 7, 2014 Junior Achievement (JA) is pleased to announce its continued partnership with Canadian Western Bank (CWB). CWB will be supporting chapters across western Canada with a $375,000 contribution over the next three years. CWB will renew its support of Economics for Success, a grade nine or high school program that helps students understand the financial demands of...

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Coordinator Ready to Deliver Youth Entrepreneurship Programs to Basin Students

LOCAL   |   Sep 29, 2014

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   September 29, 2014   Columbia Basin– Starting this fall, students around the Basin will be benefiting from youth entrepreneurship programs and financial literacy within their classrooms. The programs are run by Junior Achievement of British Columbia (JABC), which is pleased to welcome Amy Robillard as Program Coordinator in the Basin....

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