Penelope - Laval, Quebec

This project explores the history of immigrants and refugees in Canada, as well the struggles they face when trying to settle in Canadian communities and fighting societal biases. | Ce projet explore l'histoire des immigrants et des réfugiés au Canada, ainsi que les difficultés de s'établir dans des communautés canadiennes et de combattre les préjugés de notre société.


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One vote per email address per video during the voting period.
Vote results are not made public.




Key Dates

Are you ready for Young Citizens? Here are the key dates so you know what’s coming up next.

Winter and Spring 2019 — Heritage Fairs take place across the country.

June 4th — All Young Citizens should submit their videos to Canada’s History by this date.

June 11th — Voting Opens! Go to the profiles on YoungCitizens.ca and start voting for your favorite videos. You will be able to vote once for each video!

August 31st — Winners will be contacted by this date.

Fall 2019 or Winter 2020 — Winners will travel to Ottawa for the Canada’s History Forum (date to be confirmed).

Project partially funded by the Government of Canada through the Department of Canadian Heritage.
  • Canadian Heritage / Patrimoine Canadien
  • Government of Canada
  • HBC: Hudson's Bay Company
  • ecentricarts inc.