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 Gold Mountain of His Own

Wilson Cao

Vancouver, British Columbia

I have concocted a story about my great-great-great-great grandfather, Chung Yip Lee, who came to Canada in 1858.

A New National Historic Site for Canada

Goldman Lam

Vancouver, British Columbia

This essay proposes to name the site of a former residential school as a National Historic Site of Canada.

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Émilie Gosselin

Victoria, British Columbia

Ce concours me permet de partager une brève partie des Premières Nations de ma ville au Canada.

Age of Reconciliation

Wells Suen

Vancouver, British Columbia

I chose this question because having a residential school as a National Historic Site contributes to a more inclusive history of Canada.

Craigellachie: November 7, 1885

Duncan Bain

Vancouver, British Columbia

The railway is important in my mind because without it the country may have been shaped very differently.

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