Adi - Winnipeg, Manitoba

It explains the causes of the strike, and the stages it went through. It described how many people went on strike, and which workers.

Aidan - Flinton, Ontario

My project is a short film.  I focused on the trial and execution of Louis Riel.

Akarty - Richmond, British Columbia

In my video I will show before a child gets sponsored and after a child gets sponsored. I will talk about each event after it and tell the affects of them.

Ali - St. Catharines, Ontario

My project is about Pierre Elliott Trudeau the fifteenth Prime Minister of Canada and the events during his terms which include the creation of the Official Languages Act in 1969, the enactment of the War Measures Act during the FLQ-October Crisis in 1970, the creation of the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms in 1982, and the signing of the Constitution Act in 1982. 

Angel - Richmond, British Columbia

My project focuses on the history of CBC, Canada's national broadcaster and its significance to Canada. I also incorporate my trip to the CBC Station in Vancouver with some photos.

Austin - Grand Falls Windsor, Newfoundland and Labrador

This is the Newfoundland Dog, It is a very nice breed of dog. They can get pretty big but they are very gentle and sweet-tempered. But the only downside is they drool a lot.

Benjamin - Montague , Prince Edward Island

Remembering the Canadian corps at Vimy Ridge. April 9, 2017 will mark the 100th anniversary of Canadians taking Vimy Ridge.   

Chloe - Flin Flon, Manitoba

This project tells about the 10th tallest structure in Canada, the Flin Flon Smokestack.  I explain why, how, and when it was built, as well as, how it has changed.

Claire - Saskatoon, Saskatchewan

The Keystone XL Pipeline is about why the pipeline is creating conflict, the good and bad things about it, and people's opinions.

Eden - Rocky Mountain House, Alberta

How the Canadians helped to free the Dutch during WW2, and my great grandmother's stories of what happened.

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Key Dates

Are you ready for Young Citizens? Here are the key dates so you know what’s coming up next.

April/May — Young Citizens are selected at their regional Heritage Fairs across Canada.

June 5th — All Young Citizens should submit their videos to Canada’s History by this date.

June 11th — Voting Opens! Go to the profiles on and start voting for your favorite videos. You will be able to vote once for each video!

July 5th — Voting Closes

August 15th — Winners will be contacted by this date.

Fall, 2015 — Winners will travel to Ottawa for the Canada’s History Youth Forum (date to be confirmed)


Project partially funded by the Government of Canada through the Department of Canadian Heritage.
  • Canadian Heritage / Patrimoine Canadien
  • Government of Canada
  • HBC: Hudson's Bay Company
  • ecentricarts inc.