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Welcome to the 2013 Lives That Make a
Difference Essay Contest

Here you can learn more about this year’s essay contest and Official Rules, check out last year’s essay winners, and submit your own essay into the competition!

Teachers, be sure to check out our Teacher Resources section to learn how to bring free A&E educational programming weekly into your classroom.


You Could Win $3,000!

Students in 5th–12th grades may enter by writing an essay based on someone they think made the biggest impact on Canadian society in 2013. Prizes are awarded in two grade levels: 5th–8th grade and 9th–12th grade. Two winners will be selected in each level.

$3,000 for student
$1,000 for Department/ Classroom of Teacher
$2,000 for student
$1,000 for Department/ Classroom of Teacher

Thanks for visiting, but the Lives That Make a Difference contest is closed for 2013. Please check out the 2013 winners and read their essay by visiting the 2013 Winners Page.

Teachers: Bring Educational Resources Into Your Classroom!

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