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June 08, 2017 | Peterborough, Lakeland, Muskoka

http://www.thepeterboroughexaminer.com/2017/05/26/john-bowes-jj-duffus-jack-mcgee-among-eight-inducted-into-peterborough-junior-achievement-business-hall-of-fame

June 08, 2017 | Peterborough, Lakeland, Muskoka

https://www.mykawartha.com/news-story/7335819-peterborough-business-hall-of-fame-inductees-thank-their-supportive-families-and-colleagues/

June 08, 2017 | Toronto - Ontario

http://kawarthanow.com/2017/05/26/junior-achievement-business-hall-of-fame/

April 25, 2017 | Prince Edward Island

JA Prince Edward Island has announced that Beverly Thomson, of CTV’s News Channel, will act as narrator for the 2017 Business Hall of Fame Gala. CBC Radio One’s Island Morning host, Matt Rainnie, will act as host for the evening’s festivities as three outstanding business leaders are recognized.    Harris Garfield Johnston, John Norman MacLeod and Gretha Rose will be inducted into the Hall of Fame at the gala dinner May 25  at the P.E.I. Convention Centre in Charlottetown. Thomson was co-host of CTV’s“Canada AM from 2003 until the program signed...

April 12, 2017 | Central Ontario

There has been a lot of media around the Ministry of Education's financial literacy pilot project announcement over the past few weeks. As news of the Ministry’s announcement spread, our inboxes were flooded with inquiries asking how/if this news will impact JA. "As longtime advocates and providers of financial literacy programs, we applaud the Ministry's efforts to bring greater focus to this pivotal 21st century skill” said Jane Eisbrenner, President and CEO of JA Central Ontario. “We look forward to continuing the tradition of partnering with all 12 school...

April 04, 2017 | Toronto - Ontario

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March 17, 2017 | Toronto - Ontario

David Segal will be joining JA South Western Ontario for a night of celebration at the 48th Annual Evening of Excellence.     As co-founder of David's Tea, David Segal will be our featured Keynote Speaker, thank you to the support of the Chatham-Kent Small Business Centre.   To find out more information, please click here or to purchase a ticket, please click the button below.      

February 02, 2017 | Toronto - Ontario

http://kawarthanow.com/2017/01/24/ja-business-hall-of-fame/  

January 27, 2017 | Prince Edward Island

Junior Achievement of Prince Edward Island is pleased to announce the 2017 Inductees into the PEI Business Hall of Fame. Harris Garfield Johnston Entrepreneur & Leader In The Atlantic Canada Food Industry   John Norman MacLeod  Excellence In Business & Community Service   Gretha Rose Business Entrepreneur & Trailblazer   The Business Hall of Fame was established by Junior Achievement of Prince Edward Island, to provide a forum to pay tribute to Island business people who have made an outstanding and enduring contribution to business development in...

January 24, 2017 | Peterborough, Lakeland, Muskoka

http://www.thepeterboroughexaminer.com/2017/01/24/eight-inductees-announced-by-junior-achievement-for-peterborough-business-hall-of-fame?utm_source=addThis&utm_medium=addthis_button_facebook&utm_campaign=Eight+new+inductees+for+Business+Hall+of+Fame+%7C+Peterborough+Examiner#.WIgaIehYUH8.facebook

January 24, 2017 | Toronto - Ontario

http://kawarthanow.com/2017/01/24/ja-business-hall-of-fame/

January 18, 2017 | South Western Ontario

JA South Western Ontario hires Dave Roberts as their new Fund Development Officer!   CHATHAM, ON - January 18, 2017 JA South Western Ontario, is pleased to announce that Dave Roberts has been appointed to the position of Fund Development Officer. Dave will be working primarily out of our Windsor location at the Downtown Business Accelerator as well as offering support to the other cities in South Western Ontario. Dave comes to JA with an extensive background in Marketing and Advertising, having worked for various Graphic companies over the years as well as being an entrepreneur...

December 20, 2016 | Central Ontario

Job Description Title: Vice President, Revenue Development Time Commitment: Full Time  Reports to: President and CEO Date:  December 2016 Role Summary The Vice-President Revenue Development is responsible for creating and implementing JA Central Ontario’s (JACO) revenue strategies. The role is responsible for driving revenue growth within existing and new corporate accounts, sponsorship revenue, special event revenue and individual giving. The role will develop budgets, stewardship and retention plans for all sources of revenue. In addition, the role shares joint...

November 28, 2016 | Manitoba

  Winnipeg, MB (November 21, 2016).  JA Manitoba is proud to announce the 2017 inductees into the Manitoba Business Hall of Fame.  Each year, JA Manitoba honours and recognizes local individuals who have made an outstanding lifetime contribution in the Manitoba business commu.   We are delighted to announce the four individuals who will be inducted into the Manitoba Business Hall of Fame on May 11, 2017 at the Metropolitan Entertainment Centre: ·         Honourable Douglas D. Everett, Chairman Emeritus and Strategic...

November 23, 2016 | Toronto - Ontario

CitiFinancière renouvelle son partenariat avec JA Canada grâce à une contribution de 50 000 $ L’engagement sur plusieurs années continue de favoriser la littératie financière au Canada   (TORONTO, ON) – Grâce à une contribution de 50 000 $, CitiFinancière Canada, Inc. est fière d’être commanditaire de JA Canada pour une deuxième année consécutive. CitiFinancière est devenue partenaire officiel en 2015, commanditant le programme Bien plus que de l’argent (L’économie pour le succès en Colombie-Britannique). Ce programme enseigne à des...

November 07, 2016 | Peterborough, Lakeland, Muskoka

http://www.mykawartha.com/community-story/6941532-rbc-donation-will-help-junior-achievement-continue-to-deliver-programs-to-peterborough-and-area-stud/

November 07, 2016 | Peterborough, Lakeland, Muskoka

http://kawarthanow.com/2016/11/07/the-business-beat-november-7-2016/    

November 07, 2016 | Central Ontario

On November 7th, Benjamin Tal - Deputy Chief Economist at CIBC - facilitated the JA Dollars with Sense program at St. Alphonsus Catholic School in Toronto. This opportunity included some media coverage, and the experience was captured on both BNN and CBC News. Benjamin Tal is a member of our Board of Governors, and we were delighted to offer this opportunity to the students. Please click here to view the video segment from BNN Please click here to view the video segment from CBC News            

November 07, 2016 | Peterborough, Lakeland, Muskoka

http://www.thepeterboroughexaminer.com/2016/11/02/rbc-delivers-28k-boost-for-junior-achievement-peterborough-lakeland-muskoka-    

October 13, 2016 | Peterborough, Lakeland, Muskoka

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October 13, 2016 | Peterborough, Lakeland, Muskoka

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October 05, 2016 | Manitoba

Nominations are now open for the 2017 Manitoba Business Hall of Fame awards, presented by JA Manitoba.  The awards annually honour and recognize local individuals who have made an outstanding lifetime contribution to the Manitoba business community. Last year’s inductees were widely respected for their integrity, business acumen and long standing community contribution. The 2016 inductees included Gord Peters, Herb Buller, Katherine and Dr. David Friesen and Bruce Campbell. "With our wealth of great Manitoba business leaders, we know that the 2017 Manitoba inductees will be...

September 20, 2016 | Toronto - Ontario

CHATHAM, ON- Junior Achievement of South Western Ontario has received sponsorship and volunteer support from Union Gas to further the delivery of youth business education programs in Chatham-Kent. This support will provide sponsorship of one of the after-school Company Programs in Chatham-Kent to which they have been a sponsor of for the past 46 years. “At Union Gas we believe that investing in the future of our youth is an investment worth making,” said Sean Collier, district manager Windsor/Chatham, Union Gas. “We’re proud to be partnering with Junior Achievement of...

September 13, 2016 | Waterloo Region

  TORONTO, ON, September 8, 2016 — JA Canada, the largest provider of youth business education programs in Canada, is pleased to announce a generous sponsorship from Economical Insurance. The $100,000 contribution will enable JA Canada to reach more students through JA Canada’s digital strategy — JA Excelerate — and deliver programs in the areas of financial literacy, work readiness, and entrepreneurship. This brings the total sponsorship funding from Economical to $500,000 since 2012.   JA Excelerate brings blended learning to...

September 08, 2016 | Toronto - Ontario

Louise Taylor Green (gauche), Chef des ressources humaines chez Assurance Economical présente 100 000 $ à Jeunes Entreprises du Canada pour les programmes en éducation financière, en préparation au travail et en entrepreneuriat. Ces fonds permettront également à Jeunes Entreprises du Canada d’aider plus d'étudiants dans l'ensemble du Canada grâce à sa stratégie numérique, JA Excelerate. Karen Gallant, Présidente et chef de la direction de Jeunes Entreprises de la région de Waterloo reçoit le chèque au nom de Jeunes Entreprises du Canada. (Groupe CNW/Jeunes Entreprises du...

August 31, 2016 | Peterborough, Lakeland, Muskoka

http://www.mykawartha.com/news-story/6833672-entrepreneurship-and-business-hub-coming-to-peterborough-s-downtown/   We'll be moving!  Read about our new neighbours.

August 03, 2016 | Toronto - Ontario

Des élèves de JA venus du monde entier participeront au forum « Next Generation Leaders » de JA Canada   Toronto (Ontario), le 3 août 2016 – JA Canada, le plus grand fournisseur de programmes d’études commerciales pour les jeunes au Canada, a annoncé aujourd’hui que plus de 140 élèves venus du monde entier arriveront à Toronto le 8 août pour participer au forum « Next Generation Leaders » (NGL) de JA Canada.   Ce forum, qui se tient pendant une semaine au campus Glendon de l’Université York,...

July 29, 2016 | Toronto - Ontario

To commemorate JA’s 100th year in 2019, JA Worldwide is launching 100 Lives, profiles of JA alumni who are making a difference across the globe.    Read our latest blog post here.

July 25, 2016 | Toronto - Ontario

Le nouveau PDG met le fruit de sa riche expérience et son engagement de longue date au service de la mission de JA   Toronto (Ontario), le 25 juillet 2016 – JA Canada a annoncé aujourd’hui la nomination de Scott Hillier aux postes de PDG et président. Scott Hillier a été retenu au terme d’un long processus de sélection mené par la société Lee Hecht Harrison Knightsbridge. Scott Hillier est un membre qui s’est engagé avec passion au sein de l’équipe de cadres dirigeants de JA depuis plus de douze ans,...

July 14, 2016 | Toronto - Ontario

To commemorate JA’s 100th year in 2019, JA Worldwide is launching 100 Lives, profiles of JA alumni who are making a difference across the globe.    Read our latest blog post here.

May 27, 2016 | Peterborough, Lakeland, Muskoka

http://www.thepeterboroughexaminer.com/2016/05/27/peteborough-business-hall-of-fame-inducts-erica-cheney-cameron-taylor-during-inaugural-inducation-ceremony

May 18, 2016 | Central Ontario

On May 18th, volunteers from AIG facilitated our Economics for Success program to the grade 8 students at Cummer Valley Middle School. We are thankful for all of our volunteers and support AIG has provided to allow us to reach more students! AIG continues its global support of Junior Achievement through a generous grant – and JA Central Ontario has been chosen as one of the 20 recipients! We have used the funding to reach approximately 130 students. This is the third year AIG has gifted funds to support JA programs to help students gain entrepreneurship, personal finance and work...

May 02, 2016 | Peterborough, Lakeland, Muskoka

http://www.ptbocanada.com/journal/2016/5/2/ptbocanada-featured-post-junior-achievement-business-hall-of-fame

May 01, 2016 | Peterborough, Lakeland, Muskoka

http://www.thepeterboroughexaminer.com/2016/01/05/nine-inducted-posthumously-into-inaugural-peterborough-business-hall-of-fame

April 30, 2016 | Toronto - Ontario

Toronto (Ontario). Nous sommes heureux de dévoiler les noms des gagnants de nos bourses et prix nationaux de 2016. Merci à tous les étudiants du Canada qui ont présenté une demande. Ces lauréats n’ont pas seulement obtenu d’excellents résultats scolaires, mais ils ont également réussi en tant qu’entrepreneurs, bénévoles et dirigeants actifs de leurs collectivités respectives. Chaque année, JA Canada offre de nombreuses distinctions et bourses afin de reconnaître le travail des jeunes inspirants. Ensemble, félicitons les gagnants suivants : Prix Peter Mansbridge...

April 27, 2016 | Peterborough, Lakeland, Muskoka

http://www.mykawartha.com/news-story/6517296-erica-cherney-cameron-taylor-first-inductees-into-peterborough-s-business-hall-of-fame/   Addendum: We were honoured to give Mrs. Cherney this recognition when we did.  She passed away several months later after a battle with cancer.  

April 14, 2016 | Toronto - Ontario

M. Russ Robertson est récompensé pour ses activités bénévoles exceptionnelles Toronto (Ontario), 14 avril 2016 – Kevin Dane, président du conseil d’administration de JA Canada, est heureux d’annoncer le nom du lauréat de l’édition 2015 du Prix national du leadership H.E. Miskiman. Cette distinction prestigieuse rend hommage à H.E. Miskiman, ancien président de JA Canada et bénévole dévoué. Elle récompense les bénévoles dont la participation et les contributions durables à l’organisme et à ses programmes à l’échelle locale et/ou...

April 12, 2016 | Central Ontario

On April 11th, one of our volunteers - Larry Chan - was awarded the Volunteer Toronto Legacy Award. He attended the formal ceremony at City Hall. Larry has been a dedicated JA Central Ontario volunteer for 20 years. He has devoted countless hours volunteering as an Advisor for our Company Program. Larry has also been on the JA Central Ontario Board of Directors for 12 years. Larry Chan was one of 25 recipients of the Toronto Legacy Award as recognition of the volunteering he's done within the community. Please click here to view his profile on the Volunteer Toronto website. We are...

April 11, 2016 | Toronto - Ontario

Un important don de la part de la Fondation Richardson permet d'améliorer grandement l'expérience des bénévoles de JA dans tout le Canada Toronto (Ontario),  Aujourd'hui, JA Canada (ci-après « JA »), le plus important pourvoyeur de programmes de formation commerciale pour les jeunes du Canada, a annoncé le lancement de l'école virtuelle Royden Richardson pour bénévoles (ci-après l'« école »). Premier portail virtuel et centralisé de formation des bénévoles de JA Canada, l'école permettra à l'organisme d'étendre...

April 04, 2016 | Prince Edward Island

Junior Achievement, Prince Edward Island is pleased to announce that Canada AM’s Jeff Hutcheson will act as narrator for the 2016 Business Hall of Fame Gala. CBC Radio One’s Maritime Noon host, Norma Lee MacLeod will act as host for the evening’s festivities as three outstanding business leaders are recognized. “Junior Achievement, Prince Edward Island is delighted that Jeff has accepted our invitation to narrate this year’s induction ceremony,” says Betty Ferguson, President and CEO. “It will be an inspiring evening, where PEI’s community and...

March 14, 2016 | Central Ontario

Over 1,000 students across Central Ontario will participate in one of our JA Titan events this spring. Students will have the opportunity to take part in an interactive online challenge where they become CEOs of their own company. They must create a business strategy and strive to succeed in a highly competitive industry. Teachers: There are still a limited number of spaces available for students to participate, please email scowdery@jacentralontario.org for more information. "JA Titan was a great experience for us to learn about business processes and pick up on entrepreneurial...

March 09, 2016 | Toronto - Ontario

https://www.facebook.com/185892748152669/photos/a.189024087839535.47325.185892748152669/1007494345992501/?type=3&theater  

March 09, 2016 | Peterborough, Lakeland, Muskoka

http://www.thepeterboroughexaminer.com/2016/03/09/world-of-choices-forum-mentors-area-grade-10-girls-to-explore-career-options

March 09, 2016 | Peterborough, Lakeland, Muskoka

http://www.thepeterboroughexaminer.com/2016/03/09/world-of-choices-forum-mentors-area-grade-10-girls-to-explore-career-options Our World of Choices 2016 Forum was the talk of the town as 70 young women from across the area came to the Peterborough Public Library to meet with female career mentors in a variety of fields.   Here's the media coverage from the day.  A big thank you to our participants, the mentors and the teachers who helped get the students there.    

February 24, 2016 | Peterborough, Lakeland, Muskoka

http://www.thepeterboroughexaminer.com/2016/02/24/oneplan-2

February 23, 2016 | Prince Edward Island

Join us this Friday in supporting JA Day at all McDonald's restaurants across PEI! McDonald's will be donating $1 for every coffee, Egg McMuffin, Kids Meal, Big Mac and Snack Wrap sold on that day. Last year, thanks to the generous support of McDonald's, we raised over $5,000 to go towards funding JA programs across PEI. Many thanks to our media partners Hot 105.5 and Ocean 100.

February 04, 2016 | Manitoba

JA Manitoba is proud to announce the 2016 inductees into the Manitoba Business Hall of Fame.  The awards annually honour and recognize local individuals who have made an outstanding lifetime contribution to the Manitoba business community. We are delighted to announce the five individuals who will be inducted into the Manitoba Business Hall of Fame on June 1st, 2016 at the Metropolitan Entertainment Centre: Herb Buller - Former Chairman; Norcraft Canada.  Former CEO; Kitchen Craft Canada Bruce Campbell - Founder; The Landmark Group Inc. Gord Peters - President & Founder;...

February 03, 2016 | Prince Edward Island

Junior Achievement of Prince Edward Island is thrilled to announce that the 2016 Business Hall of Fame will be held on May 25th, 2016 at the Delta Prince Edward. The Business Hall of Fame recognizes the contribution made to business by successful leaders and entrepreneurs in Prince Edward Island. Junior Achievement is honoured to share the 2016 Laureates: Elwood Lawton- Island Business Entrepreneur & Community Benefactor, Blair MacLauchlan-Excellence in Business & Community Service and the late Keith MacLean (1945-2009)-Business Leader & Community Benefactor. For more information...

February 01, 2016 | London and District

Libro Credit Union and three regional JA Charters in southwestern Ontario are pleased to announce a partnership supporting JA’s Financial Literacy programs.   JA South Western Ontario, JA London & District and JA Waterloo Region are excited to be working closely with Libro in 2016 to offer the Dollars with Sense program to students in grade 7 and the Economics for Success program in grade 8. “With Libro’s support-both financial and volunteer commitment-we will be able to offer 13 programs to students in London & District.  We are very grateful for this...

January 27, 2016 | London and District

Join the London and area business community as we honor this year's laureates at the London & District Business Hall of Fame Gala, Thursday, October 20th, 2016 at the London Convention Centre.  For ticket and sponsorship information contact Denise Pelley at dpelley@jalondon.org or 519-439-4201 x.231 Learn more about the London & District Business Hall of Fame  

January 26, 2016 | Prince Edward Island

Today we are welcoming Josh Coles to the JAPEI team! Josh will be taking on the Program and Community Engagement Coordinator role. He graduated for UPEI in with a Bachelor of Arts. Josh became involved in the PEI Business Community in 2014 when he started his own tour business called PEI Pedicab. You can contact Josh with any questions about JA's elementary and junior high school program by email at jcoles@japei.org or by phone at 902.892.6066.

January 20, 2016 | London and District

The London & District Business Hall of Fame honours those who have shown unique vision amongst their peers, provided leadership to move others to achieve their goals, shown integrity throughout their lives and have built a legacy in our community that will enrich all those who will follow. To nominate a candidate for the 2016 London and District Business Hall of Fame, review the criteria and complete the nomination form included in the link below. All submissions must be received no later than March 18th, 2016.     Laureate Nomination Criteria and Form  For more...

January 07, 2016 | South Western Ontario

A big congratulations goes out to our Chatham, Sarnia, and Windsor companies that participated in Pitch it! 2016. In this competition, the students compete for a media marketing prize in each area. We would especially like to honour the winning company of each competition. For more information on our student-run companies, visit our 2015-16 Company Program page.

December 24, 2015 | London and District

The JA Company Program in Stratford, ON was featured in an article in the Stratford Beacon Herald in December 2015.  Read the Full Article

November 12, 2015 | Toronto - Ontario

TORONTO (Ontario), le 12 novembre 2015 – Ce matin, des élèves de JA Canada, le fournisseur de programmes d’études commerciales pour les jeunes le plus important du pays, ont célébré avec enthousiasme le Mois de la littératie financière en faisant sonner la cloche d’ouverture du TMX. Durant ce mois, des organismes et des particuliers de tout le Canada se rassemblent pour soutenir la campagne nationale Compte sur moi, qui vise à habiliter les Canadiennes et les Canadiens à gérer leur argent et leur dette judicieusement, tout en leur apprenant à planifier et à épargner pour l...

October 19, 2015 | Peterborough, Lakeland, Muskoka

http://www.thepeterboroughexaminer.com/2015/10/29/nominations-sought-for-peterboroughs-first-business-hall-of-fame    

August 10, 2015 | Toronto - Ontario

Un don généreux de la Fondation Wilson permettra aux élèves du secondaire de découvrir le thème de l’éthique des affaires tout en participant à un concours d’études de cas pendant une semaine. Toronto (Ontario), le 10 août 2015 – JA Canada, le principal fournisseur de programmes d’études commerciales pour les jeunes au Canada, a annoncé aujourd’hui que la FondationWilson a pris un important engagement financier pour une période de deux ans afin d’appuyer la tenue de la conférence Next Generation Leaders de JA Canada. Conformément à la...

June 01, 2015 | Toronto - Ontario

Toronto, ON, June 1, 2015 — The MDRT Foundation has awarded a $1,000 grant to JA Canada to support delivery of Junior Achievement programs to students across Canada. Through its global grants, the MDRT Foundation is committed to building stronger families and communities around the globe. This year, the MDRT Foundation will award nearly $1 million in MDRT member-endorsed grants to more than 100 charitable organizations worldwide. Representing the MDRT Foundation, David Hull presented this grant to JA Canada at the offices of Hull Life Insurance Corporation.   About the MDRT...

May 14, 2015 | Central Ontario

A JA Central Ontario volunteer, Jon Taylor, was feature on Global TV's Making a Difference. Take a look at this short feature at Sir Ernest MacMillan Senior Public School, as the grade 8 students participating in our Economics for Success program.  

May 11, 2015 | Toronto - Ontario

TORONTO, ON—May 11, 2015—Last week, a group of inspiring JA Achievers shared their success stories at the annual Canadian Business Hall of Fame Gala Dinner & Induction Ceremony. These Achievers are entrepreneurs, volunteers and active in their communities and we are proud to recognize and share their accomplishments. Each year, six of our national award winners—recipients of the Peter Mansbridge Positive Change Award, the Peter Mansbridge Youth Leadership Award and the Deloitte Inspiration Awards—attend the Gala and have the opportunity to speak to guests and...

April 27, 2015 | Toronto - Ontario

Dr. Brian McMillan, Mrs. Louise Mitchell and Mr. Steve Wilson Recognized for Their Exceptional Volunteer Efforts     JA Canada Board member Bruce Howatt and Betty Ferguson, President, JA Prince Edward Island present Dr. Brian McMillan, President Holland College with the H.E. Miskiman National Leadership Award   Kevin Dane, Chair, JA Canada presents Louise Mitchell, Senior Vice President, Life & Health, TD Insurance with the H.E. Miskiman National Leadership Award   Phil Lehn, Chair, JA...

November 26, 2014 | Toronto - Ontario

Toronto (Ontario), 26 novembre 2014 – Jeunes Entreprises (JE) du Canada, le plus grand fournisseur de programmes d’études commerciales pour les jeunes au Canada, a annoncé aujourd’hui que la Banque HSBC Canada fait un don d’un million de dollars sur trois ans pour soutenir la prestation du programme de littératie financière de JE. Le soutien de la banque inclut également un engagement consistant à mettre des employés bénévoles de HSBC à disposition pour offrir des programmes dans les salles de classe de tout le Canada. Il s’agit du don le plus généreux d’...

November 06, 2014 | Waterloo Region

Kitchener, Ontario, November 6, 2014 – JA Waterloo Region’s annual Business Spirit Awards - presented by Economical Insurance - hosted over 300 guests as they acknowledged Clearpath Robotics with the Business of the Year Award. Clearpath Robotics designs and engineers unmanned vehicle robotics and solutions to automate the world’s most dull, dirty and dangerous jobs. The Company serves robotics leaders in over 30 countries worldwide in academic, mining, military, agricultural and industrial markets. Clearpath was founded by four University of Waterloo grads in 2009. Within...

October 21, 2014 | Waterloo Region

$5,000 grant to Junior Achievement of Waterloo Region Kitchener, ON – Union Gas is helping prepare young people in the Waterloo Region to succeed in the global economy through the continued support of Junior Achievement, courtesy of a $5,000 grant awarded today. Murray Costello, Union Gas district manager for Waterloo/Brantford, presented the cheque to Karen Gallant, President and CEO of Junior Achievement of Waterloo Region. Keith Publicover, President and CEO of Junior Achievement of Canada, and members of the board of Junior Achievement of Waterloo Region joined in the event. Each...

October 10, 2014 | Newfoundland and Labrador

Registration for the 2014-15 JA Company Program is now open to all high school students in the Avalon East area.  The program will begin October 28/29, 2014. To register, click here.

October 10, 2014 | Newfoundland and Labrador

2015 marks the 25th anniversary of the Junior Achievement Newfoundland and Labrador Business Hall of Fame. Call for nominations for the 2015 inductees will close November 5th, 2014.  To access the criteria and nomination form, click here.  

October 06, 2014 | Toronto - Ontario

Toronto (Ontario), le 6 octobre 2014 – Jeunes Entreprises du Canada, le plus grand fournisseur de programmes d’études commerciales pour les jeunes au Canada, a annoncé aujourd’hui que le Groupe Banque TD a fait un don d’un million de dollars pour soutenir les programmes d’études commerciales et les possibilités d’apprentissage numérique qui sont offerts par l’organisme. Ce soutien inclut également un engagement à faire en sorte que des employés bénévoles de la TD interviennent dans des salles de classe partout dans la province pour...

September 15, 2014 | Prince Edward Island

Please join us on September 24th, Junior Achievement PEI will be hosting their Annual Lobster Luncheon at the Summerside Golf & Country Club. The event will feature guest speaker Craig Mackie, Executive Director with the PEI Association for Newcomers to Canada.  Event sponsored by: Earl Davison, PEI Mutual, Cavendish Farms, W.P Griffin and MRSB Chartered Accountants. Supporting Sponsor: Consolidated Credit Union.   Tickets are $35 plus tax and can be purchased by calling the Summerside Chamber at 902- 436-9651.   All proceeds going to Junior Achievement...

August 07, 2014 | British Columbia

Vancouver, BC - 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 three years to support business education for local youth.   Junior Achievement programs are delivered free of charge to students in grades 5 to 12 at the invitation of host teachers, and are facilitated by local business people who...

July 29, 2014 | Waterloo Region

Anil Mehta, of LiveApp, is one of JA Waterloo Region's finest volunteers.  Here he helps to facilitate a workshop on building mobile apps for local Achievers attending the 2014 Summer Tech Camp. Achievers worked on building mobile apps, websites and corporate videos for the week, while paired with local businesses and got a chance to enjoy workshops and tours hosted by Google, Desire2Learn, Communitech, Blackberry, UWAFT, Durrell Communications, LiveApp, and Placicity Labs. Still to come is the Advanced Tech Camp, running from August 11th to 15th, in which campers will be working...

July 07, 2014 | Toronto - Ontario

  FRIDAY, JULY 7, 2014– JACO today announces that it has been accredited under Imagine Canada’s national Standards Program. With this achievement, we join a growing community of more than 1100 organizations dedicated to operational excellence. The Standards Program is a Canada-wide set of shared standards for charities and nonprofits designed to strengthen practices in five fundamental areas: board governance; financial accountability and transparency; fundraising; staff management; and volunteer involvement.   “We are all honoured to have earned this...

June 13, 2014 | British Columbia

Junior Achievement of British Columbia (JABC) is pleased to announce that Intergulf Development Group has made a $5,000 donation in support of business education programs for youth across BC.  Junior Achievement currently reaches over 30,000 youth in BC with programs that focus on teaching entrepreneurship, work readiness, and financial literacy.  Intergulf Development Group’s investment will help JABC increase its reach to 40,000 students by the 2015/16 school year.  This 3 year pledge is a generous continuation of the financial support Intergulf Development Group has...

June 12, 2014 | Nova Scotia

On June 3, Henry Demone, Robert Risley, and Paul and Stephen O'Regan were inducted into the Nova Scotia Business Hall of Fame. The event was attended by c-suite executives from all corners of industry and raised over $260,000 in support of Junior Achievement of Nova Scotia! Next year's event will take place on May 28, 2015. Supporters 2014 Sponsors Platinum Sponsor Video 2014 Governors Event Photo Gallery   Laureate Induction Videos Laureate Introduction Video Henry Demone Robert Risley Paul and Stephen O'Regan   2014 Laureates for the Nova Scotia Business...

June 04, 2014 | British Columbia

Vancouver, BC - Junior Achievement of British Columbia (JABC) is pleased to announce that Just Jars has won the prestigious 2014 CIBC Student Company of the Year Award. The winning team is made up of students from Burnaby South Secondary School who participated in this Junior Achievement After-School Company Program.   Just Jars manufactures and sells convenient, pre-measured and combined mason jars of dry ingredients that enable consumers to make a complete meal, drink or dessert by adding a few wet ingredients.   The award was presented last night at the Celebrate JA! event,...

May 21, 2014 | Manitoba

On May 22, Manitoba’s business leaders will celebrate as five local legends are inducted into the Manitoba Business Hall of Fame at our gala. Inductees include: Jim Burns, former CEO of Power Financial Corp. and Great West Life  & Annuity Insurance Co.; John Buhler, founder of farm-equipment manufacturer Buhler Industries; Arthur Mauro, former president and CEO of Investors Group; Lawrie Pollard, chairmen of Pollard Banknote; and the late Robert Chipman, founder and past Chairman of Megill-Stephenson Company and National Leasing. “Robert Chipman was an inspiring business...

May 21, 2014 | Manitoba

On May 22, Manitoba’s business leaders will celebrate as five local legends are inducted into the Manitoba Business Hall of Fame at our gala. Inductees include: Jim Burns, former CEO of Power Financial Corp. and Great West Life  & Annuity Insurance Co.; John Buhler, founder of farm-equipment manufacturer Buhler Industries; Arthur Mauro, former president and CEO of Investors Group; Lawrie Pollard, chairmen of Pollard Banknote; and the late Robert Chipman, founder and past Chairman of Megill-Stephenson Company and National Leasing. “Robert Chipman was an inspiring business...

May 15, 2014 | Newfoundland and Labrador

Congratulations to Chris Collingwood, Fraser Edison, and Bill Mahoney, who were inducted into the Junior Achievement of Newfoundland and Labrador Business Hall of Fame on May 15th, 2014. Also inducted was the late J. Wayne Trask. Congratulations to his family.  

May 12, 2014 | New Brunswick

 Junior Achievement is doing great things in New Brunswick. Want to find out what's happening around the province? Check out our HEY JA! Newsletter. We invite you to read our publication to see what our Achievers are up to, which groups in NB are helping JA to deliver our message and to learn a bit more about our impact on our local communities. Click Below for our latest issue:  

May 09, 2014 | Toronto - Ontario

Help show the next generation of leaders the power of their ideas PURCHASE LOOPTAIL NOW to donate $5 to Junior Achievement of Canada. For every copy of Looptail sold through the G Adventures Gear Store, $5 will be donated to Junior Achievement of Canada to support Canadian youth. In addition, $5 will be donated to the G Adventures Planeterra Foundation. OFFER CODE: JALooptail  “...Junior Achievement (JA), the same organization that took an eager fourteen-year-old all those years ago and showed him that his thoughts and ideas mattered.”...

May 03, 2014 | Quebec

Jeunes Entreprises du Québec (JEQ) était présente au lancement des résultats du sondage de la Fondation de l’entrepreneurship sur l’indice entrepreneurial québécois 2014 et accueil avec optimisme les données qui démontrent une augmentation notable du taux des intentions d’entreprendre et d’entamer les démarches pour le faire. Les résultats du sondage établissent hors de tout doute l’importance du lien signifiant avec les gens d’affaires ainsi qu’avec les intervenants scolaires et socioéconomiques dans la sensibilisation des jeunes à l’...

March 20, 2014 | Prince Edward Island

Junior Achievement, Prince Edward Island is announcing two-time Olympic gold medalist, Heather Moyse as narrator for the 2014 Business Hall of Fame Gala. CBC News Compass host, Bruce Rainnie will act as host the evening’s festivities as three outstanding business leaders are recognized.  “Junior Achievement, Prince Edward Island is delighted that Heather has accepted our invitation to narrate the year’s induction ceremony,” says Bette Ferguson, President and CEO. “It will be an inspiring evening, where PEI’s community and business leaders come...

March 16, 2014 | Quebec

Qui a dit que les jeunes ne s’intéressent pas aux questions économiques et aux affaires? Une centaine de jeunes délégués du programme Entreprise Étudiante de Jeunes Entreprises du Québec provenant de toutes les régions du Québec et du Manitoba ont passé la fin de semaine à l’hôtel Le Victorin de Victoriaville pour concevoir un plan d’affaires, faire des activités de team building et participer à une simulation boursière à grand déploiement. Tout cela dans le cadre du 39e Congrès des Jeunes Entreprises du Québec (COJEQ 2014). « Les jeunes qui...

March 15, 2014 | Quebec

L’Association des clubs d’entrepreneurs étudiants du Québec (ACEE) et Les Jeunes Entreprises du Québec (JEQ) signent une entente de collaboration en marge du congrès COJEQ 2014. « Nous sommes heureux parce que cette entente donnera la chance à de nombreux jeunes de poursuivre l’expérience entrepreneuriale acquise avec JEQ au niveau des centres de formation professionnels, des cégeps et des universités avec l’aide de l’ACEE » souligne Pierre Touzel, directeur général de l’ACEE. Pour Nathalie Dansereau, PDG de Jeunes Entreprises du...

March 12, 2014 | Prince Edward Island

  Junior Achievement of Prince Edward Island proudly announces the 17th Annual Awards Gala on Thursday May 22, 2014 at the Delta Prince Edward. The Business Hall of Fame recognizes the contribution made to business by successful leaders and entrepreneurs in Prince Edward Island and Junior Achievement is honoured to share the 2014 Laureates.  Congratulations to Donald S. Allan- Innovative Entrepreneur in the Agriculture Industry, Albert M. Ferris – Entrepreneur, Educator and Mentor and Arnold Wightman – Visionary and Island Business...

February 14, 2014 | Quebec

Jeunes Entreprises du Québec (JEQ) a participé activement aux Journées de la persévérance se déroulant à travers la province. En cette semaine de la persévérance, JEQ a mobilisé ses partenaires pour offrir à quelque 500 jeunes l’encouragement nécessaire les amenant à réaliser l’importance de planifier leur succès – qui commence sur les bancs d’école! Pour l’occasion, les écoles Académie de Roberval, Antoine-Brossard, Chomedey-de-Maisonneuve, Des Sources, St-Henri, Harmony Elementary School, Beaconsfield High School ont reçu la visite spéciale des bénévoles de...

February 04, 2014 | Manitoba

Marketing VP’s from the after school “Company Program” will soon be submitting their creative Print Ad campaigns! Winnipeg marketing agency Metric Marketing will critique and grade each team’s submission.  Feedback generated from marketing professionals in a relevant field gives JA students a valuable opportunity to learn!  Thanks to organizations such as Metric Marketing for paying it forward to our youth! We look forward to posting each team’s submission on our JAMB Facebook page and announcing the winner of this competition at our annual...

January 29, 2014 | Manitoba

On May 22nd JA Manitoba will be inducting the second group of inductees into the Manitoba Business Hall of Fame. Jim Burns, John Buhler, Robert Chipman, Art Mauro and Lawrie Pollard will be inducted at a gala dinner at the Met Entertainment Centre in Winnipeg. 

November 15, 2013 | Southern Alberta

National Philanthropy Day takes place on November 15th. This day recognises the great contributions made by donors and volunteers, and the spirit of giving they embody.  Through the kindness of philanthropists world wide, billions of dollars and volunteer hours are given to support the efforts of non-profit organizations. The power of philanthropy comes from the dedication of people who selflessly give to make the world a better place for all. We at Junior Achievement want to thank all those who make it possible for us to reach out to students in Southern Alberta. Together, we are...

August 14, 2013 |

Recent barbeque at the Guelph home of Michael Sarracini raised $1500.00 for Junior Achievement and Habitat for Humanity. Presenting the cheques are Monty Albert and Bill O’Reilly of Realty Executives Plus, Scott McGillivray of HGTV’s Income Property, and Michael Sarracini of Lifetime Wealth Academy. Junior Achievement Guelph-Wellington want to thank Lifetime Wealth Academy for their continued support to the programs of Junior Achievement.

June 10, 2013 | Ottawa

Press Release - Ottawa Network for Education’s Junior Achievement program celebrates a successful year of engaging students. Ottawa, ON (June 10, 2013) – In recognition for volunteering and sharing their knowledge with students from grades 5 to 12, members of Ottawa’s business community will come together to celebrate a successful year of Junior Achievement (JA). The JA Business Basics, Economics for Success and TITAN programs offered Ottawa students the opportunity to learn financial literacy, entrepreneurship and other business skills within the current curriculum. The...

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