Attention Grade 8 students: Enter to win cash prizes of up to $1000.00!
Simply write and tell us what you love about Canada. How does our country inspire you? What makes you proud to live in Canada? Or – how can we do better? We want to hear from YOU. As you prepare to expand your horizons as the future leaders of this country, we want to know what’s on your mind.
Send us your thoughts (approximately 300-500 words) and we will read each entry. Our adjudicators will select the first, second and third place entries, and winners will be announced in the spring. Prizes will be presented late June.
First place entry receives $1000.00 cash, as well as a $250.00 donation to the “Nutrition for Learning” program at your school. Second place receives $500.00 and a $200.00 donation to the “Nutrition for Learning” program at your school, and third place receives $250.00 as well as a $100.00 donation to the “Nutrition for Learning” program at your school.
Who Can Enter?
All grade 8 students in the Waterloo Region District School Board are welcome to enter. The program will be expanded next year to include the Separate School Board.
How Do I Enter?
It’s easy. Simply send us an email with your submission attached as a word document. Or, send us a hard copy through the mail to My Canada Project, 353 Manitou Drive, Kichener, ON, N2C 1L5. Contest opens on December 31, 2019 and closes May 15, 2020. Please be sure to include your full name and contact information, as well as the name of your school and your room number. Be sure to include the completed consent form.