Jeunes Citoyens / Young Citizens

Kameron Winnipeg, Manitoba

Fair address: Red River Heritage Fair

Project: The Artist Leo Mol

The life and art of Leo Mol. And how he was significant to Canadian and Winnipeg history.

What was the most interesting thing you learned about your topic?

I have learned that you can travel thousands of miles and never give up on your dreams. Leo overcame insurmountable odds traveling through war torn Eastern Europe to end up living in Winnipeg. He always believed in his art.

What important lessons have you learned that you want to share with other Canadians?

The most ineresting thing that I learned about my topic is that Leo Mol's real name is Leonid Molodozhanyn from the Ukraine. I am also part Ukrainian. It was wonderful researching Leo Mol to learn more of my Ukrainian history in Winnipeg.

How would you compare your life today to the lives of those studied in your project?

Leo Mol's travels to Canada are like those who are still immigrating and trying to make a life here in our wonderful country. I am lucky to be born here in Canada. A country free from war, where we have freedom of speech and women have just as many rights as men.

  • Marion Junaid

    Good Job Kameron! Impressed with the research, interview and you hit all the relevant facts while making it interesting to listen and view.!
    10/07/2017 8:51:05 AM

  • Marion Junaid

    Good Job Kameron! Direct and to the point! 3 thumbs up young lady!
    10/07/2017 8:43:23 AM

  • YIU WAI

    Terrific job, keep up the great work.
    17/06/2017 5:08:56 PM

  • G & G

    Great video skills that tells a great story of a great artist
    17/06/2017 4:41:28 PM

  • W. Moglove

    Your video is very impressive. I too appreciate Leo Mol's talent as an artist and feel proud that he is a Canadian.
    16/06/2017 6:13:34 PM

  • Mrs. L. Mah

    Nicely done, Kameron! The video was clear and informative.
    15/06/2017 4:55:31 PM

  • C. De Lande

    Such an interesting account of an important Canadian.
    15/06/2017 4:05:57 PM

  • Mrs.C

    Kameron we are so proud of you
    15/06/2017 12:54:10 PM

  • Cathy Welch

    Great choice Kameron
    15/06/2017 11:41:48 AM

  • Dr. D.

    Thank you for the engaging documentary on Leo Mol and for highlighting his contribution to Canadian Art. Awesome work Kameron!
    15/06/2017 10:22:29 AM

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Kailey

Lethbridge, Alberta

Emma

Westmount, Quebec

Angela

Vancouver, British Columbia

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.