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National Volunteer Week is a time to celebrate and thank all our volunteers for the great energy, time and dedication they pour into education. They're providing a tremendous service! Their work has an incredible impact on young people’s lives—it helps our students build their sense of self, take risks and do more with their lives, and achieve great things.

Thank you to all our volunteers for the amazing energy you bring and the positive impact you make on students' lives.

We are honoured to be able to count on your extraordinary contribution and commitment to our cause, and we are proud to have you as ambassadors of our mission.

From the bottom of our hearts, THANK YOU for choosing JA Quebec!
85 participants
27 highly motivated volunteers!
1 high-energy facilitator!
8 dynamic event leaders!
2 experienced competition judges!
5 VIP speakers!

Thank you to our event sponsors: National Bank, Cascades and Utopia Image.
See event photos and the list of winners

This great success would not have been possible without the support and generosity of our major partners, partners, mentors and sponsors:
National Bank, Secrétariat à la jeunesse du Québec, Fairstone Financial, Deloitte, John Dobson Foundation, RBC Foundation, The Actuarial Foundation, Ernst & Young, Bombardier, Hydro-Québec, HSBC Bank, Economical Insurance, Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec, Valero Energy Inc., Capital One, Borrowell, BNP Philanthropic Performance, Futurpreneur Canada, Holt Accelerator Gp Inc., MNP, The Perry Shak Group, UBS, Multi-Prêts Hypothèques and Unité Treize.
Thank you to our amazing Board of Directors for their dedication, commitment and financial support.

We'd also like to thank all the Company Program participants who came to present their business and sell their products. The business people in attendance really enjoyed meeting you and learning more about your experience as young entrepreneurs.

Congratulations to the students from the "Échos" company for winning first place in the Top Product contest, for their reusable beeswax wrap.
Special thanks to Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec for its hospitality and excellent services.

Thank you to everyone who attended the event—what a great turnout!
Your unfailing support and trust make a huge difference!
See event photos and the list of Top Product winners


BNP Paribas, Manulife, Staples Business Advantage, Osler and Dunton Rainville.

National Bank, Secrétariat à la jeunesse du Québec, Fairstone Financial, John Dobson Foundation, RBC Foundation, anonymous private foundation, The Actuarial Foundation, Ernst & Young, Bombardier, Hydro-Québec, HSBC Bank, Economical Insurance, Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec, Valero Energy Inc., Capital One, Deloitte Canada, Accenture, Fondation J.A DeSève, Québecor, Héroux-Devtek, Lallemand, Normandin Beaudry, Fonds de solidarité FTQ, ADP, TD Bank Group, Transcanada.

Thank you for your trust and generosity!
School programs at a glance – 2018-2019 estimates

• 19 % more programs delivered this year compared to last year
• 6 381 participating students
• 430 volunteers from the business community
• 42 interactive talks given through the new World of Choices program
• 68 elementary school classes participated in the new More than Money program
• 120 students have participated in the pilot project for the InvestorHero financial video game since it was launched in November 2018
Partner Days - Spring 2019
March 15 - HSBC - 100 Grade 5 students - More than Money
March 21 - ADP - 78 Grade 5 students - Our Business World
March 29 - National Bank - 149 Grade 5 and 6 students - Stronger Together
April 24 - Capital One - 156 Secondary 2 and 3 students - Economics for Success
May 8 - BNP Paribas - 150 Secondary 5 students - Economics for Success
May 15 - Accenture - 150 Secondary 5 students - Dollars with Sense


Interested in a Partner Day?
Contact M’hamed Mobarki at mmobarki@jaquebec.org or 514-285-8944, ext. 102.
New developments
• New personal finance program for adults (18-25 years old).
• Launch of a new agreement with Fondation Ressources Jeunesse in Montreal to host our new adult financial education program, and more.
• Several new organizations interested in our programs: even more students will benefit from our programs in fall 2019.
Company Program
This year's Company Program has officially ended.
After 23 weeks of hard work, students will officially dissolve their businesses.
Congratulations to all participants for their success and for getting a great entrepreneurial experience! We'd like to thank our volunteer mentors who helped students throughout the year with their businesses—without your support, the Company Program would not be possible:

Pascal Alarie, Pierre-Dominique Ancel, Koshla Anuj, Johane Aubut, Marie-France Auger, Marylin Benarrous, Éric Brosseau, Philippe Castonguay, Olivier Champagne, Laurent-Luc De Serres, Ann Deschambault, Elysé Desinor, Kenza Drissi, Kevin Dubois, Nickolas Dufresne, Marc-Antoine Dumais Lampron, Maral Elliott, Abderrahman Essaoudi, Claude Fortin, Rossie Galarreta, Sophie Gervais-Laurendeau, Patrick Ghazal, Xavier Girard, Philippe Goudreault, Ryan Hachem, Alison Harik, Elyssa Hidar, France Jutras, Nebbou Kaltoum, Claude-Olivier Lachaine, Carl-Vincent Landry-Duval, Hugo Lauzon, Anthony Lazanis, Véronique Leclerc, Elizabeth Lévesque, Guillaume Lorec, Samir Maamar, Jordan Madore, Martin Maheu, Ioana Manea, Valentine Mauger, Robert Mendelson, Samuel Michaud-Jean, Justin Nadeau, Aline Nguyen, Houda Ouraghi, Lydia Pache-Hébert, Romi Pelletier-Bourret, Mathieu Proulx, Javeria Qureshi, Isabèle Richer, Adriana Rivas, Léa Roy-Beaudoin, Pierre Salicco, Sylvain Séguin, Ammaury Sylvain, Laurence Toupin, Ali Trabelsi, Philippe Tremblay, Brice Vannier, Amin Zarour.

Special thanks to our Company Program centre supervisors for their support throughout the year and their excellent work.
Philippe Bolduc – Laval, Vincent Copti – Stanislas and Collège International Marie-de-France, Michelle Guo – Atwater and Longueuil, Helen Mai – Ahunstic, Lucas Martin – Est, Catherine Martin – Mont-Saint-Hilaire, Caroline Schnoering – La Prairie, Alix Vuitton – Côte-des-Neiges.

Every year, prizes are awarded to students in the form of grants for their excellent work in starting their business.
Montreal - May 16, 2019
Future Business Leaders Annual Gala
The Future Business Leaders Annual Gala is the culmination of several months of work done by students in the Company Program. It highlights the remarkable performance of our young entrepreneurs. This year's gala will be held in Montreal on May 16 at 8:00 p.m. at Hôtel Universel, located at 5000 Sherbrooke Street East.

To register for the event, please contact Maude Rhéaume at mrheaume@jaquebec.org
or 514 285-8944, ext. 103.

Quebec City - May 26, 2019
45th Simons Méritas Gala
Company Program

To register for the event, please contact Anne D’Amours at adamours@jaquebec.org
or 418 925-9804

info@jaquebec.org | www.jaquebec.org Question & informations: Anne Riby 514-285-8944 ext. 101
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