Jeunes Citoyens / Young Citizens

Brydan Vancouver, British Columbia

Fair address: Vancouver Heritage Fair

Project: CWF to the Rescue

My project is about the Canadian Wildlife Federation; what the organization is about, what they are doing in regards to the protection and preservation of nature and wildlife, how they have changed since they started and how they have made positive impact in Canada.

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

The most interesting thing I learned about my topic was that dams that we build block fish from migrating home, so we build fishways, which are like steps that fish can swim on to get past dams.

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

I have learned that what we do as humans affects other animals as well as our environment. Sometimes, we harm animals without even noticing it. Canada has a lot of parks and forests and it is an important responsibility to maintain good stewardship to protect all of our nature, animals and the environment.

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

The CWF was formed in 1962 when people decided wildlife needed a national voice. Now more than ever, issues facing wildlife need to be addressed because of the ongoing issue of climate change. Animals are struggling with this change and their concerns need to be heard.

  • Amy Lee

    Great presentation, Brydan. we definitely need to do something to climate change. We need more voices. Thanks for that!
    29/06/2019 10:36:10 AM

  • Dee

    Great job Brydan, very informative and creative use of props!
    21/06/2019 7:50:08 AM

  • Megan

    Good job! Couldn't agree more
    20/06/2019 8:14:13 PM

  • Dianna Mezzarobba

    I like that you gave the wildlife a voice
    19/06/2019 6:47:52 PM

  • Peter P

    Nicely said. Climate change is not only affecting our living, but also changing the wild life behavior.
    19/06/2019 3:48:18 PM

  • Dianna Mezzarobba

    I like that you gave the wildlife a voice
    18/06/2019 11:34:21 PM

  • Cecelia L

    Great presentation Brydan! Happy to see you shine a spotlight on CWF!
    18/06/2019 2:54:41 PM

  • Jeanne Lee

    Great work! Yes....couldn't agree more..."what we do as humans affect other animals as well as the environment"
    18/06/2019 2:43:34 PM

  • katherine

    Interesting research and our ocean need you to protect, please keep up your work and good work!!!
    17/06/2019 7:26:17 PM

  • Anna Xia

    Yes. Wildlife needs our voice. GREAT Job. Brydan
    17/06/2019 5:14:19 PM

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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.