Latest News

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,...

read more

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...

read more

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....

read more

Basin Youth to Benefit from Junior Achievement’s Expansion into the Region

LOCAL   |   Aug 07, 2014

  August 7, 2014 Vancouver, B.C. - This fall, youth in the Columbia Basin will be able to learn about entrepreneurship and the viability of self-employment as a career option when Junior Achievement of British Columbia (JABC) expands into the region. The expansion is possible through a partnership with Columbia Basin Trust (the Trust), which is contributing $300,000 over...

read more

TELUS Community Board Supports Business Education for youth in Kamloops

LOCAL   |   Jun 25, 2014

Kamloops, BC - Junior Achievement of British Columbia (JABC) is pleased to announce that the TELUS Thompson Okanagan Community Board has donated $5,000 in support of business education programs for youth in the Interior.  This generous contribution will specifically go towards the Economics for Success day program, held at Thompson Rivers University in Kamloops,...

read more