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 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.

A Showcase in Honour of Canada’s LGBTQ

Cheryl Cheung

Toronto, Ontario

My desire to inspire thought and discussion has encouraged me to write a proposal of a theatre honouring the LGBTQ.

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.

Canada's Little Mosque on the Prairie

Adam Glustein

Toronto, Ontario

The preservation of Canada’s historic sites is important, as it offers Canadians places to learn about our country’s development.

Canadian Human Rights Act

Clayton Thornburrow

London, Ontario

I chose this question because I was able to incorporate my own ideas and get creative.

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