Create Your Canada Contest Deadline - March 31

This competition is an excellent learning opportunity for students to become engaged with the legislative branch of the federal government.  To be successful, students will have to research and critically assess a wide range of issues.  They will be challenged to think about the historical background of their issue, who is affected by it, and how they want to implement a solution.  They will also learn about how the federal government functions and where its jurisdiction lies, especially in relation to the provincial governments.  Students who participate in this program will also have the chance to get local and national news coverage.

For further information about this project, you may wish to visit the House of Commons’ Compendium of Procedure to learn more about the legislative process and the details of Private Members’ Bills at the following link:

Create Your Canada Submission Document

Forward your submission to [email protected] 



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Brain injury community groups launch campaign for a National Brain Injury Strategy

Victoria – Abbotsford resident Shirley Wilson is starting the new year on a journey without her son, Jacob. Jacob suffered a traumatic brain injury that eventually led to his death by toxic drug poisoning in 2021.

Shirley Wilson is now part of a growing grassroots movement committed to enhancing care and supports for brain injury patients and their families.

“Coordinated brain injury care and supports are desperately needed, and a national strategy is necessary," says Shirley.

Canadian Dental Care Plan

Qualification Requirements:

Eligibility for the CDCP is determined based on several criteria. Currently the program is expanding to seniors, children under 18 and people with disabilities. Eventually all Canadians who meet the following criteria will qualify:

  • Lack of access to private dental insurance.
  • Adjusted family net income below $90,000.
  • Canadian residency for tax purposes.
  • Having filed a tax return in the previous year.

Note: Canadian residents who have access to dental coverage through a social program offered by a province or territory and/or the federal government can still qualify for the CDCP if they meet all the eligibility criteria.


New Democrats are delivering dental care that saves millions of Canadian families around $1,300

TORONTO – On Monday, Canada’s NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh joined by NDP MP Matthew Green (Hamilton Centre) and NDP candidate Clare Hacksel (Toronto-Danforth) is speaking about the implementation of the NDP national dental care program.

A few days after Pierre Poilievre’s cut-and-gut Conservatives voted to cut funding for services Canadians rely on – including dental care – the NDP is delivering results that will make life easier and more affordable for Canadians.

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