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RBC Helps Students Succeed by Investing in Junior Achievement Programs

LOCAL   |   Mar 10, 2014

Vancouver, BC – March 10, 2014 - Junior Achievement of British Columbia (JABC) is pleased to announce that RBC has once again donated $50,000 in support of business education programs for youth across BC for the 2013-14 school year.   This generous contribution will specifically go towards the ‘Economics for Success’ programs, which encourages grade...

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JABC Board Member Barbara Brink to Receive BIV’s Influential Women in Business Lifetime Achievement Award

LOCAL   |   Feb 26, 2014

Vancouver, BC – February 26, 2014 - Junior Achievement of British Columbia (JABC) is pleased to announce that Barbara Brink, Vice President of Applied Strategies Ltd. and member of JABC’s Board of Directors, will receive the 2014 Business in Vancouver Influential Women in Business Lifetime Achievement Award. Honourees of the Influential Women in Business...

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Burnaby North Secondary Wins 2014 Winter Business Challenge

LOCAL   |   Feb 11, 2014

Junior Achievement of British Columbia (JABC) is pleased to announce that Team BNS from Burnaby North Secondary has won the Grand Prize in the 2014 Winter Business Challenge. Congratulations go to BNS team members Edwin Tsang, Owen Yin and Ryan Shum, who will share $1500 in prize money. Brazilian Rice Lords and Team E, both from Lambrick Park Secondary in Victoria, placed...

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CHARTERED PROFESSIONAL ACCOUNTANTS SUPPORT BUSINESS EDUCATION FOR YOUTH

LOCAL   |   Jan 29, 2014

Vancouver, BC – January 29, 2014 - Junior Achievement of British Columbia (JABC) is pleased to announce that Chartered Professional Accountants (CPA) has made a generous donation. Once again, CPABC has committed its support to Junior Achievement business education programs for youth. Their generous and increased funding of $45,000 will specifically go towards the JA...

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Students Pitch Green Business Ideas at JABC's Innovation Jam, Hosted by Junior Achievement of British Columbia

LOCAL   |   Jan 22, 2014

On Monday, January 20th, 120 students from 20 schools across BC came together for a day of creative thinking and competition at Junior Achievement of British Columbia’s (JABC) first ever JABC Innovation Jam. The workshop and competition challenged and inspired grade 11 and 12 students to THINK BIG about creating the innovative businesses of tomorrow. This intense...

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