What's Happening In Southern Alberta

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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Economics For Success at Mount Royal University

Thank you to the companies who have sponsored days at 2016 Economics for Success at Mount Royal University, and to those providing much needed volunteers

Our the next two weeks JA and hundreds of volunteers will reach approximately 4,000 students from Calgary and surrounding areas with the Economics For Success Program. This wouldn’t be possible with the sponsor and volunteer support provided by community-minded business who see the potential of southern Alberta’s youth. JA would like to take a moment […]

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2016 Calgary Business Hall of Fame Laureates Announced Today

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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. The Calgary Business Hall of Fame was established by JA Southern Alberta (JASA) in 2004. Inductees […]

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It’s National Volunteer Week!

Junior Achievement and National Volunteer Week

Thank You! It takes a lot of volunteers to deliver JA programs to the over 27,318 students who took part last year – over 1,800 to be exact! JA Southern Alberta would like to thank all the corporations and individuals who provide us with the talent, knowledge, and heart needed to make a real impact on the […]

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Welcome To Our New Site

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We’re constantly on the move, trying to make your experience as a volunteer, teacher, donor, or student better. To help you get the content you need quickly, we’ve revamped our website for a cleaner, more user-friendly experience. Over the next little while, we’ll be working to improve it even further. Of course, we want to […]

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In memory of Ron Southern (1930 – 2016)

In memory of Ron Southern, a Junior Achievement of Southern Alberta founder

Ron Southern – One Of The Business Leaders Who Brought JA to Calgary The Board, staff, students and stakeholders of JA Southern Alberta express our deepest regrets on the passing of Mr. Ron Southern. Mr. Southern was an entrepreneurial role model, and one of the business leaders responsible for bringing JA to Calgary in 1959.  […]

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EFC Luncheon – Lessons From Leaders

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2015 Junior Achievement of Southern Alberta – Economic Futures Council Luncheon October 1, 2015 – Hyatt Regency Calgary Lessons from Leaders Q&A with Jim Davidson, Chairman – FirstEnergy Capital Corp. 1) What is the biggest lesson in integrity you ever learned and who taught it to you? The greatest lesson on the importance of integrity occurred […]

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Deliotte – One Day. Big Impact

JA around the world relies on the generosity of individuals and organizations to get our programs out to youth, teaching them vital skill to help them succeed and create a stable, sustainable economy for the future.   Today, Deloitte Canada provided 49 volunteers for the delivery of a suite of programs to St. Elizabeth Seton […]

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Grow Your JA Donation Up To 50% With Shaw

We are excited to have been chosen as one of the charities that will benefit from the Birdies For Kids program at the Shaw Charity Classic! This means that for every dollar you donate through the Birdies For Kids program, to Junior Achievement, they will match your donation UP TO 50%. The Shaw Charity Classic […]

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TransCanada Helps Students Jump-Start Their Future

Junior Achievement of Southern Alberta (JASA) is pleased to announce that TransCanada has renewed their multi-year support of Junior Achievement’s Economics for Success program. TransCanada will generously donate $30,000 each year for 2014, 2015, 2016 in support of the program for youth across southern Alberta.   The Economics for Success program gives grade 9 students […]

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