October 24, 2018 – This morning, JA British Columbia hosted the 2018 JA Leadership Breakfast at the Four Seasons Hotel in Vancouver.  Approximately 135 business people and students engaged with speakers and panellists on the topic “International Trade in Trumpian Times”.

Key Note Speaker:

Dr. Robert “RJ” Johnston, CEO & Director, Eurasia Group

Susan Yurkovich, President & CEO, Council of Forest Industries
Dr. Keith Head, Professor, Sauder School of Business
Dr. Robert Johnson, CEO & Director, Eurasia Group
Stephen Murphy, EVP, Banking, Canadian Western Bank


Russell Crawford, Partner, KPMG

According to Dr. Johnston, who is also a JA Alumnus, “Canada’s next generation of business leaders need a global perspective- America First means greater risk for Canadian businesses and greater need to enhance ability to operate in more complex emerging markets.”

The morning also included Q&A session and remarks from Andrew Marchant, Chair JABC Board of Directors, Sheila Biggers, President and CEO of JABC and Talia Ifada, student and JA alumna.

View event photos here

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