Cowichan-Malahat-Langford MP Alistair MacGregor. (Photo by Bernard Thibodeau)

Students can help create a Private Member’s Bill

Winner(s) travel to Ottawa to watch MP MacGregor present an idea

Cowichan-Malahat-Langford MP Alistair MacGregor has announced the ‘Create Your Canada’ contest.

This contest will give students in Grades 11 and 12 in the riding the opportunity to engage in making Canada a better place by creating an idea for a Private Member’s Bill. The winning student(s) will travel to Ottawa to watch MP MacGregor present their idea to the House of Commons for First Reading.

The deadline for submissions to the ‘Create Your Canada’ contest is April 30. Students may enter individually or in groups of two. More information about this contest can be found at the following link: http://alistairmacgregor.ndp.ca/create-your-canada-contest.

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