What's Happening In Southern Alberta

TransCanada Continues to Support Success of Alberta Youth

JA Southern Alberta (JASA) is thrilled to share that TransCanada has renewed their support of JA Southern Alberta’s Economics for Success program. TransCanada will generously donate $30,000 in support of the program each year for 2017, 2018, and 2019 for youth across southern Alberta. The Economics for Success program is proudly in its 25th year […]

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Regional ISP Students Win

Calgary has had teams win the Investment Strategies Program (ISP) simulation but this fall a pair of Edison School students from the Foothills Region came out on top. The team of Owen Martin and Chloe Crump earned $81,000 over the six-week period with their investments. The ISP program allows students the opportunity to invest $100,000 […]

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November 28th, 2017 is #GivingTuesdayCA

The Giving Tuesday movement started in 2012 with the idea to help bring support to charities at the beginning of the holiday season. In Canada, the movement for giving or volunteering, takes place on the Tuesday following Cyber Monday. Help Empower The Future With JA and #GivingTuesdayCA As one of the world’s largest youth-serving NGOs, […]

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3 Reasons To Volunteer This Year

  JA Southern Alberta has over 1,000 volunteers each year who give their time to make our programs a possibility. Read below for 3 reasons you should volunteer before 2018!

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The 2017 Calgary Business Hall of Fame takes place tonight!

  The Calgary Business Hall of Fame recognizes the lifetime achievements of southern Alberta’s most distinguished citizens. Its inductees have helped shape our province through their business success, entrepreneurial spirit and philanthropic contributions. They are role models for our society. This year’s inductees are: SP Shouldice, Founder, Chairman & CEO of Nowsco Bill Yuill, Chairman […]

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JASA Scholarship winners in Sweden

Background The International Innovation Scholarship was offered by Junior Achievement of Southern Alberta (JASA) and Chartered Professional Accountants (CPA). We were fortunate enough to be selected to represent JASA in Sweden and embrace a once in a lifetime opportunity to meet with the JA Sweden’s students and staff. The main objective of our trip was […]

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Meet Glow! Young entrepreneurs killing the Mannequin Challenge

Glow Company Program Mannequin Challenge Winner Feature at district Ventures in Calgary Alberta

Top Salesperson and Company of the year competitions, are just a couple of the challenges Company Program offers students as they learn all about entrepreneurship and business. It can’t all be serious though, and this year 30 student teams faced-off with a Mannequin Challenge for a chance to be featured on our website. Meet the […]

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Volunteer with us in the New Year!

Make volunteering with Calgary youth your new year's resolution

Happy New Year to all of our volunteers and thank you for your continued support of JA programs. We’ve got a busy few months ahead and we hope you’ll join us! Check out our upcoming deliveries below and sign up today!

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Volunteer with JASA’s Indigenous Programs

volunteer to inspire Alberta's indigenous youth

In 2014  JASA, and the Future Aboriginal Business Leaders Symposium (FABLS), began working with educational consultants and curriculum experts to make certain JA programs relevant to indigenous students.  With the help of Heather Black, the JA Coordinator for Indigenous Programs, we’re further expanding our reach. Now we need volunteers to help reach even more students! As a […]

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$100,000 Sponsorship from Economical Insurance Helps Extend Reach of JA Programs Across Canada

Economical Insurance donates $100,000 to JA Canada

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 […]

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