In the news

Our Young Citizens are getting media attention from all over the country. Here are some of the stories that put our savvy filmmakers in the spotlight.



CTV News


"'Young Citizens' seek votes for video projects," Lethbridge Herald, July 8, 2014.

British Columbia

"Young Vancouver historian mines Canada's painful past," Vancouver Sun, July 9, 2014.

"From India to B.C.: One family's journey to a new land," Vancouver Sun, July 4, 2014.


"Teen keen on unique Hill job," Winnipeg Free Press, August 15, 2014.

"Hoping McClung can inspire success," The Lance, June 24, 2014.

Nova Scotia

"Local boy delves into the history of the Black Devil's Brigade," Truro Daily News, June 27, 2014.

"Students featured in National Young Citizens competition,", June 24, 2014.


"Grade 7 student video in national competition," CKWS Television, July 8, 2014.

"Orléans student competes in national history fair," Ottawa Community News, July 3, 2014.

"Ajax girl among finalists in Canada history competition,", June 29, 2014.

"Wainfleet bog project earns Port student spot in national competition," Welland Tribune, June 28, 2014.

"Student makes history," Kingston Whig-Standard, June 22, 2014.

Prince Edward Island

"Prince County students in running for Young Citizens video contest," Journal Pioneer, July 8, 2014.


"Regina students represent Sask in national history contest," Global News, June 26, 2014.


Northwest Territories

"Heritage on the national stage," Northern News Services Online, May 9, 2013.

"Voting opens for new Northern history film contest," Northern Journal, May 27, 2013.

Nova Scotia

"Student-made video earns national recognition," The Hants Journal, May 30, 2013.

"Wolfville girl competing in Canada's History,", May 31, 2013.


"A love of history lands Kingston youngster a starring role in national competition,", May 31, 2013.

"Youngster has nose for history,", May 22, 2013.

Prince Edward Island

"Charlottetown student makes video about residential school shame," The Guardian, May 19, 2013.


"History Lessons from Children," CBC Radio, May 15, 2013.



CBC's The National


Lethbridge Living

Lethbridge Herald

British Columbia


Times Colonist (Victoria)

Vernon Morning Star


Winnipeg Free Press


CBC, West Coast Morning Show

The Western Star

Nova Scotia

The Kings County Advertiser


The Dryden Observer (August)

Chatham Daily News

The Dryden Observer

The Kingston Whig-Standard

Niagara This Week

Kenora Online

Prince Edward Island

CBC News

The Journal Pioneer (Summerside)


CBC Radio (Prince Albert)

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  • Government of Canada
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