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The past year was one of a kind, full of challenges and great accomplishments for JA Quebec! Despite the pandemic, we managed to be creative, reinvent ourselves and transform obstacles into opportunities to continue to grow.
Our financial statements are available upon request here
THANK YOU to everyone who helps us carry out our mission every day.
We are very grateful for your support!
From the whole JA Quebec team



Welcome aboard, Charles André, Jeremy and Alison!

Charles André Bordeleau joined JA Quebec on September 13, 2021, to fill the new position of Program Development Relationship Marketing Coordinator, with the goal of recruiting new schools, promoting our programs to new strategic partners and reaching more young people.

We also welcomed, Jeremy Cohen to our team on September 17 as a Communications Agent. Jeremy will be responsible for supporting our overall communications efforts on social media, as well as communications with our donors and strategic partners.

Alison Harik, a former participant, volunteer and centre coordinator for the Company Program, began a new role as the Company Program and Junior Entrepreneur Program Coordinator on September 13, 2021. She is replacing Jordan Madore as the coordinator.

New and outgoing board members

Welcome Kimrang Te, Treasurer, and Marc-Antoine Bélanger, Director.

At our Annual General Meeting (AGM) on October 12, three people left our board of directors:
- Anna Giampà, Vice-Chair
- Stéphane Leblanc, Treasurer
- Olivier Demers, Director

We are incredibly grateful for their valuable contribution and generous collaboration over the past few years.

We'd like to welcome our new board members:
- Kimrang Te, a Partner in Tax & People Advisory Services with Ernst & Young LLP, was appointed Treasurer of the Board of Directors
- Marc-Antoine Bélanger, a Political Attaché at the National Assembly of Quebec, joined the JA Quebec team as a Director on the Board of Directors
You can learn about all the members of the JA Quebec Board of Directors here.
The Junior Entrepreneur Program is for Grade 5 and 6 teachers who want to help their students explore what it’s like to start their own business.

This program comes with everything you need to experience the full business lifecycle
(raw materials – production – sales).
Founded in 2006, School Success provides homework help, tutoring and exam preparation services to help students succeed academically. School Success also runs a virtual private secondary school recognized by the Quebec Ministry of Education and the Magasin Scolaire bookstore.

L'École branchée offers professional training on teaching in the digital age. The agency is proud to support education about entrepreneurship and has agreed to post articles on its website to showcase school initiatives.

A new year is under way!
November and December are already looking quite action-packed! We'd like to extend a warm thank-you to schools for working with us, as well as to our incredible volunteers from the business community who keep enthusiastically signing up to work with students.

It's not too late to enrol your class!
Some 140 classes are already signed up for the current school year. Register your class as soon as possible because SPOTS ARE LIMITED. There are several different ways our programs can be delivered.

Sign up your school here
Learn about our programs click here
It's back-to-school season, and we're always looking for new schools and more volunteers from the business community. Please feel free to refer people to us or talk about our programs with your community, your child's school principal or any co-workers who want to give something back to society.

Do you have a child in school? Help us spread the word about our programs!

• Talk to the school committee about our workshops, or approach your child's teacher about them! We can provide you with an information kit if you want to give written materials to the school. Contact us for more information.

• • Encourage your child to have some fun on their own on our interactive platform! There are many activities related to entrepreneurship and financial literacy that may pique their interest!
And, it's all free! All they need to do is create an account here

• Montreal area: contact M’hamed Mobarki, School Programs Coordinator, at or 514 582-7088.

• Quebec City area: contact Clara Boily, Youth Development Coordinator – QCCA region, at or 581 985-9070.
2021–2022 launch

The Company Program is back again this year!

The 2021–2022 edition officially started on October 26 and 27. This year, the Company Program is being offered as an extracurricular program and also as an in-school program—in other words, as part of daytime classroom activities—at several centres and schools in Quebec.

We're looking for volunteer mentors to help our young entrepreneurs create their businesses.
• Montreal area: contact Alison Harik, Company Program and Junior Entrepreneur Program Coordinator, at or 438 885-3632.

• Quebec City area: contact Clara Boily, QCCA Region Youth Development Coordinator, at or 581 985-9070.

For more details, visit our website

We'd like to thank our partners who recently confirmed their continued financial commitment for 2021–2022:
National Bank, CIBC, BNP Paribas, Telfer School of Management, Fairstone Financial, Hydro-Québec, HSBC Canada, RBC, Ville de Montréal, Secrétariat à la jeunesse, TD Canada Trust, The Actuarial Foundation of Canada, Zurich Canada.

We're very moved by your trust and loyalty to our mission, and we're very honoured to have your support and confidence. On behalf of our students, thank you for your generosity and for caring about educating the next generation.

• Christmas Market, December 14, 2021
• COJEQ young entrepreneurs summit, March 18–20, 2022
• Future Business Leaders Annual Gala, May 12, 2022 | Question et informations: Anne Riby 514 285-8944 poste 101
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