Category Archives: Special Occasion

Canada Day Challenge

Attached is information provided by Member of Parliament, Stephen Woodworth, regarding an opportunity for students aged 8 to 18 to participate in a Canada Day Challenge launched in October by the Minister of Canadian Heritage and Official Languages.

Express what Canada means to you by submitting an original poster design, a digital photograph, or a piece of creative writing inspired by the theme Canada: Strong and Free. You could win some really great prizes, including a VIP invitation to attend Canada Day 2014 events on Parliament Hill!

The contest includes three categories:

  • Draw it!,
  • Snap It! and
  • Write It!

Entries will be accepted until February 15, 2014. Be sure to check out How to Enter to learn more about this year’s exciting contest!

Contest details and additional information are available at

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Remembrance Day / Veterans Week Resources

Remembrance Day Video: Learn360:

We are again offering our suite of free Veterans’ Week materials with updated content to help engage young people in remembrance.

While you are on our website, please explore our Veterans’ Week web feature for lots more  information like details about commemorative events being held across the country and social media tools to allow young people to share their thoughts.

Please note: the personal information you have provided to Veterans Affairs Canada is protected from unauthorized disclosure by the Privacy Act. Veterans Affairs Canada will use this information solely for communicating news about learning resources. Your e-mail address may be
shared under a contractual arrangement with a third party service provider for the sole purpose of communicating these updates on behalf of Veterans Affairs Canada.
The Veterans Affairs Canada Learning Team

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NFB Virtual Classroom to Commemorate Canada Day

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In honour of the holiday, we’ve put together a selection of films that reflect and honour our great country. Happy Canada Day!

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