JA’s Company Program Student Management Training 

Student Management Training empowered this year’s Company Program students with the skills and know-how to become successful entrepreneurs and empowered leaders of the future. On December 3rd, we welcomed over 180 JA Company Program students to the BMO Institute for Learning for Student Management Training – a unique event for youth entrepreneurs!  During this event,…

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JA Central Ontario and the Ontario Ministry of Education are working together to spark the entrepreneurial spirit of Ontario youth.

Français Ontario’s Ministry of Education and JA Central Ontario are joining forces to prepare young people for the jobs of tomorrow through the excitement of entrepreneurship.   On May 16, 2023, students from across Ontario will come together for a unique virtual event: Young Entrepreneurs in Action: Celebrating Ontario’s Student Innovators. This event is the culmination…

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Become a JA Company Program Advisor

We believe in the boundless potential of young people. We know you do too. But without the right support, it can be tough for students to know where their strengths and opportunities lie. This is where you come in.   As a JA Company Program advisor, you can inspire young people in your community to dream…

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Company Program registration opens!

Students at JA Central Ontario event

Start to dream. Start to connect. Start a community. Start a business. START HERE. Ever wondered what it would feel like to see your dreams come to life? JA Company Program empowers young people in grades 9-12 with the skills, connections and confidence to build something incredible. Join a group of students and expert mentors…

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Meet the winner of the latest JA Titan Challenge

Congratulations to Quinn, a grade 11 student from Abbey Park High School, for winning this exciting competition. We’re pleased to announce that Quinn, a grade 11 students from Abbey Park High School has won JA Central Ontario’s latest Titan Challenge, sponsored by Desjardins. In this unique competition, high school students compete to set up and run a successful business in…

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Meet JA Central Ontario’s youth entrepreneurs!

JA student shaking hands

Find out all about JA’s Company Program young entrepreneurs and shop the latest student-led companies! On March 16th, JA Central Ontario hosted our annual Company Program Trade Show. This online event, supported by RSM, brought together the latest cohort of Company Program students to showcase their unique products and services. Representatives from 40 student-led businesses were…

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Empowering Young Women 2022

Empowering Young Women lobby

World of Choices: Empowering Young Women was a virtual event for high school students, celebrating and championing women in the workplace. On March 10th, 2022, we welcomed over 500 students to our virtual online venue. This event inspired young women to plan exciting careers in a range of industries, as well as inviting young men and…

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Investing in a new generation with Questrade

CLOCKWISE LEFT TO RIGHT: DEAN PERCY, CHIEF FINANCE OFFICER AT QUESTRADE; LESLEY TULIPANO, MANAGER, SECONDARY SCHOOL PROGRAMS, JA CENTRAL ONTARIO; AHNAF AND DANTE, JA STUDENTS JA Central Ontario’s Investment Strategies Program brings students together with industry leaders to learn all about the exciting world of the stock market! JA Central Ontario’s Investment Strategies Program (ISP)…

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JA Worldwide has been nominated for the Nobel Peace Prize

School students

We are delighted to announce that JA Worldwide has been nominated for the Nobel Peace Prize. This nomination is an incredible honour for the entire JA network, which includes over 340 local offices in 115 countries. Nominations may only be received from heads of state and certain elected officials, university professors in selected fields, past…

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