Create Your Canada Contest

Want to do something TODAY to change Canada TOMORROW?

What is the Create Your Canada Contest?

Don is tabling a Private Member’s bill in Parliament and we want your help!

Send us your ideas for a new federal law to create a better Canada.

This is your chance to help guide Canada into the future you’d like to see.

Create Your Canada is an opportunity for constituents of all ages in Don’s riding to submit their ideas for a new federal law that would make Canada a better place.

We will select the best idea and draft it into a Private Member’s Bill (an actual piece of federal legislation).  Don will then fly the winner to Ottawa to watch as he formally introduces their bill in the House of Commons.

Flights and accommodation will be paid for by Don!

Don will also give a great tour of Parliament, including the Parliamentary Chamber, Sir John A. MacDonald’s first office, the Library of Parliament, and more.  We might even be able to arrange a quick photo with the Prime Minister!

Submission Guidelines

Entries can be submitted either individually or as a team of two. Only one entry per person will be considered.

To be eligible to win you must live in Vancouver Kingsway. If you are not sure if Don is your MP you can check by entering your postal code here: http://www.ourcommons.ca/Parliamentarians/en/constituencies/FindMP

Below is the link to the submission form for the contest.  Please review and complete each section of the form.

When is the deadline?

Submissions must be received by 9 pm on Friday, March 22, 2019.

Resources for Teachers

The PDF document below helps teachers in a variety of subject areas with ideas on how to incorporate the CYC contest into their planned curriculum.

PLEASE NOTE: The submission document for the contest has been updated.  Please use the online submission form above.

Fitting CYC into your curricula

Past Winners

2018: Ana and Nika

2017: June and Gaelan

2016:  Mabel and Judy

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Article about the 2016 contest winners – RCC News

2015:  Kira, Harriet and Triana

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Winner Announcement

Article about the 2015 contest – O.Canada.com

2014:  Liam, Alan and Matthew

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Article about the 2014 winners – iPolitics.ca

2012 Winners:  Wilson and Kaitlyn

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Announcement of the 2012 winners

2011 Winners:  Maria and Lakshmi

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Article about the 2011 winners – KCC Neighbour

2010 Winners:  Hansel and Puneet 

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Press Release Announcing the 2010 CYC winners