Start writing your exciting Canadian History tale and you could be on your way to Ottawa for this year's Governor General's History Awards.
The award is open to Canadian kids between the ages of 7 and 14.
Students are invited to create their own illustrated story based on any element of Canada’s past they find of interest.
The deadline to submit your story to this year's contest is June 1st, 2017.
Stories should be between 500–1200 words in length and should include 1–3 illustrations or archival photographs to accompany the story.
Comic Strip formats are eligible; students should keep in mind a 5-page comic typically entails 500 words.
Stories can be written in either English or French.
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