John Rogers, Q.C. has been elected as a Director to the Board of the Junior Achievement of Canada Foundation.
The Foundation is dedicated to educating and inspiring young people about business and economics. Junior Achievement of Canada is also responsible for The Canadian Business Hall of Fame, established in 1979. It is the only national fundraiser in support of Junior Achievement Students.
“I am extremely pleased to be joining the board of an internationally respected organization that is focused on inspiring the next generation to become leaders in our communities and the world,” says Rogers. “The work of Junior Achievement and those individuals that are involved with the organization is something that I am proud to be a part of.”
Rogers is Managing Partner of Stewart McKelvey’s Halifax office. He is also Chair of the Halifax Chamber of Commerce, a Director of the IWK Health Centre and a Member of the Administration of Justice Committee for the Nova Scotia Barristers’ Society.
Junior Achievement is an international not-for-profit organization established and owned by the business community. Its mission is to inspire and educate young Canadians to experience free enterprise, understand business and economics and develop entrepreneurial and leadership skills. JA programs help students understand economic principles and develop entrepreneurial, leadership and interpersonal skills. For more information about Junior Achievement, visit www.jacan.org.
Stewart McKelvey is one of Canada's 15 largest law firms, with over 210 lawyers and 300 staff in six offices across the region. It was recently ranked Atlantic Canada's Number One Law Firm, according to Canadian Lawyer magazine in its second annual ranking of regional law firms. Stewart McKelvey also won the magazine's previous ranking in 2005.