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Winners of Canadian Heroines Contest 2007

100 Canadian Heroines

To celebrate Women's History Month in Canada for 2007, heroines.ca launched the Canadian Heroines Contest 2007. Participants were invited to show us their favourite Canadian heroine in Canadian history in one of the following mediums: short video, sound recording including song, photograph, painting, sculpture or collage. The emphasis was on multimedia submissions. Thanks to all contest participants!

Age Group A (12-16 years of age):

Chelsea Penney

First prize - Chelsea Penney (age 13), of New Germany Rural High School in Nova Scotia, for her PowerPoint presentation about Nellie McClung. Chelsea will receive $100 and a copy of the bestselling book 100 Canadian Heroines: Famous and Forgotten Faces by historian Merna Forster.
First Runner-Up - Smithers Secondary School, grade 8 class taught by Shawna Audet. The class will received $50 and a copy of the book 100 Canadian Heroines: Famous and Forgotten Faces.

Age Group B (17 years of age and over):

No entries received so this portion of the contest was cancelled, and no prizes will be awarded.

Thanks to everyone who entered our previous contests!

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