Since exams will be wrapping up soon and summer is just around the corner, put one of your most prominent skills to good use and write us an essay! This time, however, you’ll have a chance to receive more than good marks—there is $10,000 in prize money to be won:
- First prize: $5,000
- Second prize: $ 3,000
- Third prize: $2,000
This year's essay question is: What is the most important thing western Canadians need to do to ensure that the West remains a great place to live in the 21st century?
The best essay will have a clear position that displays strong arguments, solid evidence and research.
Once complete, mail your essay to email@example.com with “Jim Hume Essay Contest” in the subject line. To read the rules for this contest or to view past winning essays, click here.
We look forward to hearing your vision for western Canada. Good luck!
The Jim Hume Student Engagement Program encourages young people to become engaged and contribute to debate on public policy issues of importance to the future of western Canada and all Canadians.