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Scotiabank Sponsors Economics for Success, Encouraging BC Students to Evaluate their Educational Goals

LOCAL   |   Jun 18, 2014

Vancouver, British Columbia – Junior Achievement of British Columbia (JABC) is pleased to announce that Scotiabank has once again donated $10,000 in support of business education programs for youth across BC.  This generous contribution will specifically go towards “Economics for Success”, a JA program that encourages youth to think critically about...

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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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