Youth Remembrance Contests Fostering Remembrance is a part of everything we do. Through The Royal Canadian Legion's longstanding annual Poster and Literary Contests, Canadian school children honour Canada’s Veterans through creative art and writing, and help perpetuate Remembrance. Read about the history of the poster and literary contests.
Remembrance Day Literary Contest 2019 The Literary Composition, part of the Legion’s Youth Program, is meant to foster an understanding of the sacrifices made on our behalf by many young men and women in World Wars I and II, and the Korean War.
At the 1960 dominion convention, the national poppy committee chairman reported that “Several commands at least are looking into the far future in the conduct of essay contests in their schools on the subject of remembrance and the poppy, thus encouraging the future citizens of Canada to examine more than casually the reason why we observe Remembrance Day.”.
My name is Anthony White and I am the Youth and Education officer of Bramalea Branch 609 of the Royal Canadian Legion. I would like to invite your staff and students to participate in our annual Remembrance Day Poster, Literary, and Video contests. I would also like to invite the staff and students to participate in our annual Public Speaking contest which will be held in February of 2019. The.
Youth and Remembrance The Royal Canadian Legion is committed to ensuring youth understand and continue the tradition of Remembrance.Learn More
Remembrance Day services and they remind me of those who fought to create peace and those who serve in order to retain the peace. Every year as I pin a poppy over my heart I am reminded of the deaths that oc- curred so that my daily life is the way it is.Learn More
With Sadie, a member of the Legion Auxiliary, at his side, Vern has judged dozens of Remembrance Day essay and poster contests, has helped serve hundred of meals — and cleaned up afterwards — and has been “Johnny on the spot” for countless special projects.Learn More
Ontario Command - Youth Remembrance Video Contest Winners. THE ROYAL CANADIAN LEGION Ontario Command 89 Industrial Parkway North Aurora, ON, L4G 4C4.Learn More
The Poster and Literacy Contest, part of the Legion's Youth and Education program, is meant to foster an understanding of the sacrifices made on our behalf by many young men and women in World Wars I and II, the Korean War and our present day conflicts. To this day, many brave young men and women put.Learn More
About the Contest: For over 50 years, The Royal Canadian Legion has sponsored annual Poster and Literary Contests that are open to all students in the Canadian school system. The youths who participate in these contests assist the Legion in one of our primary goals—fostering the tradition of Remembrance amongst Canadians.Learn More
Our annual poster, literary and essay contests with a remembrance theme, help focus the attention of the participants on those who gave all for the freedom we enjoy. The Remembrance Day Poster and Literary Contest is part of the Legion's Youth program. It is meant to foster an understanding of the sacrifices made on our behalf by many young men and women in World Wars I and II, and the Korean.Learn More
Prizes for the annual Remembrance Day Poster and Literary (Poem and Essay) Contests. Legion service bureau offices; Any ex-serviceman or woman or dependent is eligible to apply for financial aid from the poppy, whether they are Legion members, or not. After expenses, such as the cost of poppies, wreaths and other supplies are deducted, all remaining moneys are placed in trust to be used on.Learn More
Canadian War Museum. Plan a Remembrance Day unit or assembly with the Remembrance Day Toolkit, it contains a wide range of resources for download. The Royal Canadian Legion. For some time now, the Royal Canadian Legion have sponsored the annual Poster and Literary Contests that are open to all Canadian school children. Through their.Learn More
We are a week away from Remembrance Day, and Wednesday we were joined by 17 year old Minnedosa Collegiate student Victoria Fisher. She is the senior essay category winner in the Royal Canadian Legion's 2015 National Poster and Essay writing contest. The six year Air Cadet's story Boys In The Sand was inspired by a visit to Juno Beach in 2014, and conveys the emotion of that former battlefield.Learn More
The senior winning entries in the Essay and Poetry contests are also displayed at the Canadian War Museum during the same period. The Legion also sponsors a trip to Ottawa for the Senior Winners in the four contests (two poster, essay and poetry) to attend the National Remembrance Day Service where they place a wreath on behalf of the youth of Canada.Learn More
To wrap up, the winners of the 2015 Royal Canadian Legion youth poetry and essay contests read from their work. This event highlighted the importance of remembrance and explored the relevance of McCrae’s poem in our times. Length: 30 minutes. Animateurs. Master Caporal Martin Rouleau, Melanie Morin-Pelletier and Moderator R.H. Thomson.Learn More