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Canadian High School Students Awarded Prizes for Environmental Projects!

In partnership with contest sponsor, Waste Management of Canada, ECO Canada is awarding four Canadian secondary schools with $2,000 each for submitting videos that focus on an environmental issue and related career choices. The winning teams are from the following schools:

 

  • École Secondaire Lacombe Composite High School in Lacombe, Alberta
  • École Secondaire Etienne-Brûlé in Toronto, Ontario
  • Evan Hardy Collegiate Saskatoon in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan,…
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Added by ECO Canada on May 16, 2011 at 8:00am — No Comments

ECO Canada Scholarship Program is Accepting Applications

ECO Canada awards four Canadian students annually with $2,500 towards their first-year tuition in an environment-related program at any Canadian post-secondary institution. An environment-related program can include, but is not limited to, engineering, sciences, social sciences, and mathematics.



Scholarships are awarded to individuals who have shown leadership in her or his community in the areas of environmental protection, resource management, or environmental sustainability.…

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Added by ECO Canada on April 19, 2011 at 11:30am — No Comments

ECO Canada is hosting its 2nd annual Video Contest

Last year Eco-conscious high school students from across Canada were challenged to submit a video outlining an environmental issue in their community. In June 2010, four schools were awarded funds to help implement eco-friendly initiatives and green their school.

 

The second annual ECO Action! Video Contest is now open to students from grades 9-12 and will be awarding $2,000 to the winning teams. This national contest is designed to get students thinking about…

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Added by ECO Canada on December 21, 2010 at 6:39pm — 1 Comment

Canadian Youth Address Environmental Issues Close to Home

June 11, 2010 - The environment took centre stage for many Canadian high school students over the month of May as they worked collaboratively with educators to document an environmental issue close to home and propose solutions for a greener community.…

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Added by ECO Canada on July 12, 2010 at 5:02pm — No Comments

ECO Canada's Scholarship Program is accepting applications

ECO Canada will be awarding four Canadian students with $2,500 towards their first-year tuition in an environmental program at any Canadian post-secondary institution.



Scholarships are awarded to individuals who have shown leadership in her or his community in the areas of environmental protection, conservation and preservation of natural resources, or environmental sustainability. Qualified students are chosen based on a reference letter and an essay about their environmental… Continue

Added by ECO Canada on January 18, 2010 at 6:26pm — No Comments

Show us the environment through your eyes

ECO Canada invites you to participate in its inaugural photo contest to celebrate the natural beauty of Canada’s environmental landscape and the dynamic people in the environmental workforce.



Put your photography skills to the test by submitting your best environmental photos and capture Mother Nature in all its glory and win a $400 Best Buy gift card.



Who can participate?

Anyone with a camera and a love for the environment is welcome to submit a photo in the contest.… Continue

Added by ECO Canada on January 4, 2010 at 7:00pm — No Comments

ECO Canada Video Contest

ECO Canada (Environmental Careers Organization) is hosting its first ever video contest for High school students across Canada. Students from grades 9-12 are invited to create their own short video showcasing a current environmental issue in their community and profiling the professionals working to eliminate the problem.



Contestants will have the chance to win $2000 to make their schools more sustainable. A total of five prizes will be presented to the students who create the most… Continue

Added by ECO Canada on November 24, 2009 at 3:30pm — No Comments

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