October 17, 2016

Ten Peel students win the Government of Canada History Awards

The Government of Canada History Awards were announced in June 2013 with the goal to connect youth to their history by honouring outstanding students and teachers who show an interest in celebrating Canadian history. The prestigious Awards are presented by the Government of Canada and Canada's National History Society.


Congratulations to the following Peel students for their winning essays:

The award is given to grade 10 and 11 students from across Canada who submitted their own essay answering one of the five challenging questions related to the following issues:
  • Canada in the 20th century
  • Women's suffrage
  • Lafontaine and Baldwin
  • Aboriginal and treaty rights
  • The immigration experience
​The winning students will receive a $1,000 bursary and certificate accompanying this honour. Click here​ for more information and a list of all the winners. 
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