Read JA Central Ontario’s 2020-21 Annual Report

There is no doubt that we are living through a time of change, challenge and opportunity. In the last school year, JA Central Ontario met students where they were, at home and online, with our fully digital learning experiences and online events. Moving in-person programs online challenged JA Central Ontario to put into practice what…

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JA Central Ontario welcomes new Board members

Students at JA event

JA Central Ontario is delighted to welcome five new members to our Board of Directors, each bringing a wealth of experience and expertise from a range of backgrounds. Together with the existing Board of Directors, our new members will be responsible for providing oversight and support across all our operations. “It’s my pleasure to welcome…

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Inspiring a New Generation of Manufacturing and Trades Professionals with the help of an Ontario Trillium Foundation Grant

Manufacturing and trades event

Halton Peel Region – In the 2020-2021 school year, JA Central Ontario received a $34,500 SEED grant from the Ontario Trillium Foundation (OTF) to inspire high school students as they plan future careers in the skilled trades and manufacturing industries. “During the COVID-19 pandemic, JA Central Ontario has helped over Ontarians with employment opportunities using…

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Empowering a New Generation: a new impact-focused strategic plan

Students at JA Central Ontario event

JA Central Ontario introduces a new strategy that strengthens our focus on impacting the lives of young people. We are living through a time of great change, challenge and opportunity. Never has the pace of transformation in an economy and in a society been as rapid and as radical as it is today. In recent…

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Reflecting on Canada’s inaugural National Day for Truth and Reconciliation

National Day of Truth and Reconciliation

September 30th marks the inaugural National Day for Truth and Reconciliation. Today, we are pausing and reflecting on the history of residential schools in Canada – as well as celebrating the impact of inspirational Indigenous communities in our region. We honour the children that did not return home to their families, the Survivors, their families,…

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Joining forces with Zurich Canada to empower Ontario students

How do you empower students to thrive in the world of work? You connect them to experts who bring this world to life! Volunteers from Zurich Canada are empowering students with the skills and confidence to shape their futures. Through impactful JA programs like JA’s Career Accelerator, Economics for Success and Company Program, volunteers share their experiences and…

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