"Jimmy and Vimy"

Kara Christensen

Antigonish, Nova Scotia

I choose this question because my cousin was in the battle of Vimy Ridge. He fought in the trenches so Canadians could take Vimy.

“Man and His World” Then and Now

Keiran Pace

Toronto, Ontario

I chose this topic as it allowed me to explore the implications that Expo 67 had in Canada and the world.

«Ils ont été obligés d’admettre…»

Mélina Ouellet

Sainte-Victoire-de-Sorel, Quebec

Les droits des femmes est un sujet qui me touche, surtout lorsqu'on voit comment sont traitées les femmes ailleurs au monde.

28 Years Later: How My Identity Has Been Shaped

Bethany Snaterse

Edmonton, Alberta

I chose this question because I wanted the opportunity to share how my identity has been shaped as a Canadian, female student.

600 Kilometers From Home - A National Tragedy

Katrina Billinton

West Kelowna, British Columbia

I wanted to write an essay to propose a national historic site to honour Chanie Wenjack and all former students of the Residential Schools.

A Century of Sunny Ways

Rebecca Hicks

Edmonton, Alberta

I have long been fascinated by early 20th century Canada and this essay was the perfect opportunity to learn even more about this topic.

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