What's Happening In Southern Alberta

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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Assign Your United Way Donation to JA

it's united way campaign season, direct your gift toward JA and educating youth in Alberta about finance work readiness and entreprenuership

It is United Way campaign season!  If you plan on making a donation to the United Way, or already donate regularly, please consider designating your gift to JA Southern Alberta. Your contribution helps provide financial literacy, work readiness, and entrepreneurship programs to over 29,000 youth in southern Alberta. All of the benefits of your United […]

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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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Registration is now open for Company Program

high school students in Calgary and Airdrie can now sign up for Company Program

It’s time to start registering for Company Program: After School in Calgary & Airdire! We’ve posted up student registration opportunities for the Company Program year starting in October 2016. Over half of next week’s venues are already up so sign up as soon as you can. If you want your friends to get in at […]

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