Myah - Elmsdale, Prince Edward Island

Bees are increasingly in danger. I want everyone to understand that with out the best we would cease to exist. I want to share what I have learned about how the honey bee came to Canada and what we all can do to help keep them here.

Nadia - Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island

Nadia Carr profiled her grandmother's immigration to Canada post WWII.

Namya - Vancouver, British Columbia

Mary Pratt was Canada’s most important and popular realist painters.She used to paint whatever she saw or kitchen stuff since she was a visual artist.She has won so many awards and honors from her paintings.

Neel - Vancouver, British Columbia

The Story of Canada’s 15th Prime Minister

Noah - Vancouver, British Columbia

The Coaster at Playland in Vancouver, BC is Canada's oldest wooden roller coaster. It is not only an important part of Canada's Heritage but is also an important part of the Heritage of my family. This project looks at the designer, construction, features and operations, maintenance, fame and recognition and my family's stories of riding the Coaster over 5 generations.

Noah - Halifax, Nova Scotia

Un projet visuel à propos de la vie de Viola Desmond et du combat qu'elle a mené pour l'égalité de tous.

Nycea - Lethbridge, Alberta

My project is on Truth and Reconciliation. I look at what reconciliation is, why we need to reconcile and how it is happening in our country.

Paige - Albany, Prince Edward Island

My project is about George Coles and how he came from humble beginnings to becoming the greatest politician in our Island history.

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.

Phaedra - Midgic, New Brunswick

My grandfather, Dr. Gillespie, was the head of the Cystic Fibrosis clinic in Halifax, Nova Scotia. He was very devoted to his patients and would spend hours with them. My grandfather was sick in university, so he knew what it was like to lie in bed hour after hour. My grandfather was a kind and compassionate doctor that would do anything for his patients.

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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.

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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).

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