Laurier MacDonald High School wins School Challenge Prize!

Thirty-seven students from Laurier MacDonald High School in St-Léonard, Quebec, submitted eligible entries to the National Democracy Challenge 2014. As this was the highest number of entries from one school, they won this year's School Challenge prize!

One student from Laurier MacDonald High School will be awarded a bursary to attend the Forum for Young Canadians (Forum) session in Ottawa in late February or March. The bursary covers airfare, accommodations and all activities for this week-long program.

Learn more about the winners of this year's Challenge.

Stay tuned for news about our next round of winners in early March 2015. Our great panel of judges -- Rick Mercer, Rosanna Tomiuk and Eva Avila -- are currently reviewing the finalists for the video, image and text categories.

Civic Education

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Are you a teacher looking for more resources to teach your students about democracy, elections, government and active citizenship? Check out our resources section for ways to help you meet your curriculum objectives while stimulating your students’ knowledge of and interest in the democratic process.

Canada's Democracy Week Events

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Check out videos of our events from the last three years of Canada’s Democracy Week on our YouTube channel. The Video from this year’s events Ottawa was recently uploaded. Stay tuned for our video from the 2014 Vancouver event, to be uploaded in the new year.

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