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Lake City Secondary Team Wins JA’s First-ever Rural Company Program Award

LOCAL   |   Jun 09, 2014

Vancouver, B.C.– Junior Achievement of British Columbia (JABC) is pleased to announce that Cariboo Cookies, a student-run company from Lake City Secondary in Williams Lake, BC has won the first ever Ledcor Group Rural Company of the Year Award. The six members of Cariboo Cookies participated in this Junior Achievement program with support from Linda Black, their...

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Junior Achievement Announces Grant from SAP Canada to Support Entrepreneurism in BC’s Youth

LOCAL   |   Jun 09, 2014

Vancouver, BC – Junior Achievement of British Columbia (JABC) is announcing today a grant it received from SAP Canada for the amount of $15,000 in support of business education programs for youth across BC. $10,000 of this contribution is funding JABC’s classroom programs, and $5,000 has funded an educational event called the JABC Innovation Jam.   The...

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Championing Student Success: Canadian Western Bank

LOCAL   |   Jun 02, 2014

Vancouver, B.C. – Junior Achievement of British Columbia (JA) is pleased to announce a $40,000 contribution from Canadian Western Bank (CWB) towards business education programs for youth in BC. Their generous contribution will support Economics for Success, a program for grade 9 and 10 students that demonstrates the importance of staying in school to acquire the...

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Sa-Hali Secondary Team Wins Provincial Grand Prize

LOCAL   |   May 28, 2014

Vancouver, B.C. – On Thursday, May 22nd, students from Sa-Hali Secondary in Kamloops accepted  the Grand Prize award for their participation in Junior Achievement of British Columbia’s first-ever JABC Innovation Jam event.   Students received the award in front of 700 business leaders at the Business Laureates of BC Business Hall of Fame Dinner and...

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Junior Achievement of British Columbia Inducts Four Business Leaders into Hall of Fame

LOCAL   |   May 23, 2014

Vancouver, British Columbia – Over 700 B.C. business leaders and their guests from across BC gathered at the Fairmont Hotel Vancouver on May 22 for the induction of the province’s newest business laureates into the Business Hall of Fame. Junior Achievement of British Columbia (JABC) has been proudly hosting this event since its inception in 2006. 2014 marked the...

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