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Peac-Treats, a Student Venture Company, announced as Canadian Company of the Year

LOCAL   |   Jun 29, 2011

Every year, Junior Achievement’s high school student companies create their own businesses and experience entrepreneurship first-hand. This year, one company in particular has received numerous awards and has been recognized nationally: Peac-Treats. Today, Peac-Treats was announced as the 2011 Canadian Chamber of Commerce Company of the Year, which recognizes the best...

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Sask. Junior Achievers receive national recognition

LOCAL   |   May 23, 2011

JA student and President of Peac-Treats Siera Bearchell recently travelled to Toronto to attend the Canadian Business Hall of Fame Gala Dinner. Siera was selected as a recipient of the Deloitte Inspiration Award (Western Canada), which recognizes outstanding communication skills. She also received the prestigious Peter Mansbridge Youth Leadership Award, which recognizes one...

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JA Sask Student Venture Company Peac-Treats talks with Brett Wilson

LOCAL   |   May 30, 2011

In early 2011, Barb McKinnon entered WIND Mobile's "Best Conversation Ever" contest. McKinnon is an Entrepreneurship 30 teacher at Albert E. Peacock Collegiate in Moose Jaw and runs JA's Student Venture program in her classroom - meaning that her students actually create and operate their own company in Entrepreneurship 30. McKinnon's "Best...

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A “First” in Aboriginal Youth Entrepreneurship

LOCAL   |   Feb 10, 2011

First Nations youth are learning more about entrepreneurship thanks to a new partnership agreement between Junior Achievement Saskatchewan, Whitecap Dakota First Nation and First Commercial Brokers. This partnership has resulted in the Junior Achievement “Company Program” being delivered to high school students, after school, directly in the Whitecap community....

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