What is the Create Your Canada Contest?


Create Your Canada is an opportunity for students in Don's riding to submit their ideas for a new federal law that would make Canada  -  or the world  -  a better place.

This is your chance to help guide Canada into the future you’d like to see.

By filling out the submission form, your idea will be entered in the contest.

We will select the best idea and draft it into an actual Private Member’s Bill (a real piece of federal legislation).  

We will then fly the winner(s) to Ottawa to watch as Don formally introduces their bill in the House of Commons!  Flights, food and accommodation will be paid for by Don.

You will also get a great tour of Parliament, including dinner in the Parliamentary restaurant with Don, a private visit to the Parliamentary Chamber, Sir John A. MacDonald’s first office, the Library of Parliament, and more.  We might even be able to arrange a quick photo with the Prime Minister!

Best of luck and thank you for doing your part to create a better Canada for everyone!


Submission Guidelines


Entries can be submitted either individually or as a team of two. Only one entry per team will be considered.

To be eligible to win you must be a grade 10,11 or 12 student at a school in Vancouver Kingsway. 

Below is the link to the submission form for the contest.  Please review and complete each section of the form.


Click Here To Submit Your Entry


When is the deadline?

Submissions must be received by 9 pm on Sunday, March 15, 2020.


Resources for Teachers

The PDF document below helps teachers in a variety of subject areas with ideas on how to incorporate the CYC contest into their planned curriculum.

PLEASE NOTE: The submission document for the contest has been updated.  Please use the online submission form above.

Fitting CYC into your curricula


Past Winners


2018: Ana and Nika


2017: June and Gaelan


2016:  Mabel and Judy


2015:  Kira, Harriet and Triana


Article about the 2015 contest - O.Canada.com


2014:  Liam, Alan and Matthew


Article about the 2014 winners - iPolitics.ca


2012 Winners:  Wilson and Kaitlyn



2011 Winners:  Maria and Lakshmi



2010 Winners:  Hansel and Puneet