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Calling All Speech Writers for Canada's 150 Anniversary
Posted: Mon Mar 13 00:00:00 NDT 2017

In honour of the 150th anniversary of Confederation, the Speakers of the Senate and the House of Commons are hosting a speech writing competition (500 - 750 words) for Canadians aged 12 to 17. 

The topic is "What Parliament Means to Me." 

Finalists will win an all-expenses-paid trip to Ottawa in June 2017. While in Ottawa, the finalists will meet with the Speakers of the Senate and the House of Commons and be recognized at a reception at Parliament.  Further details about the contest and a video can be found on the Parliament of Canada's Youth Connection Facebook page.





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Tel: (709) 758-2372 · Fax: (709) 758-2706

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