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CBC Books: Write the first page of a novel set 150 years in the future

 
http://www.cbc.ca/books/new-cbc-creative-writing-challenge-invites-students-to-imagine-canada-s-future-in-150-years-1.4269274

 
November 30, 2017
 
Create a two-minute video about how you care for the natural living environment, as good "stewards of creation".


 
http://www.ocsta.on.ca/media-centre/2017-short-video-contest/
 
November 27, 2017
 
Recite poetry (choose from a list of poems)
For students in Grades 9-12 only.

If you qualify for the National Finals, you'll win a trip to the finals and compete for the grand prize of $5000.


 
https://www.poetryinvoice.com/competitions
 
Sign up with Mrs. Brooks (Room 1008) before October 26th. Presentation dates will be decided at that time.

 
Speaker's Award for Youth Writers

Open to grades 7-12, in Ontario

Short Stories and Personal Essays

 
http://discoveryportal.ontla.on.ca/en/youth-programs/youth-arts/youth-arts-program/speakers-award-youth-writers/youth-writers-online
 
November 8, 2017

Awesome Authors Youth Writing Contest

For ages 9-17, and must have a valid Ottawa Library Card

Short stories, poems, and comics

 
 
https://biblioottawalibrary.ca/en/about/awesome-authors
 
February 19, 2018
 
Student Humorous Short Story Competition (from the Stephen Leacock Associates)

Open to grades 9-12, in Ontario

Humorous Short Story or Personal Essay

First Prize is $1000



 
https://leacock.ca/studentaward.php
 
April 15, 2018
 
Fraser Institute Student Essay Contest

Open to seconday and post-secondary students in Canada.

Essay must be between 1000 and 1500 words, and must include references from academic sources.

Essay must answer the question: "Increasing the Minimum Wage: Good Intentions, Bad Policy?"

First prize is $1500

 
StudentEssayContest.org
 
June 1, 2018