Canadian Flag Essay Contest

January 30, 2015

The Canadian national flag will be turning 50 years old this year! In celebration, Kevin Lamouruex, MP for Winnipeg North will be holding an essay contest for youth aged 17 years old and younger.  Winners will be announced February 15th by phone. The first place winner will have their essay featured in the 2015 Spring mailer that is sent to every home in Winnipeg North.


  • 1st Place: $150
  • 2nd Place: $100
  • 3rd Place: $75


  • The essay must answer the question, "What makes you proud to live in Canada?"
  • Maximum workd limit: 1000
  • Submission must be signed by a parent or guardian
  • Home address and phone number must be included
  • Essays must be received no later than Tuesday, February 13th by 4pm

Send completed essays to:

Kevin Lamoureux Constituency Office
Essay Writing Contest
98 Mandalay Drive
Winnipeg, MB
R2P 1V8

For information about our flag and its history, visit Heritage Canada.

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