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Provincial Heritage Fair

The Provincial Heritage Fair is a grand celebration of Canada's heritage, in the form of student history projects. Students in Grades 5 to 9 have an opportunity to explore the history of their families, communities, province and/or country.

The Provincial Heritage Fair will be held at Confederation Centre of the Arts on Thursday, May 4, 2017.

The Provincial Heritage Fair is organized by the Department of Education, Early Learning and Culture, PEI Museum and Heritage Foundation, Parks Canada, City of Charlottetown, Confederation Centre of the Arts and Community Museums Association of PEI. 

Provincial Heritage Fair Finalists 2016

The 2016 Provincial Heritage Fair was held Thursday, May 19 at the Confederation Centre of the Arts.

• Jack Dwyer, “La coupe Stanley”, École François-Buote

• Payton Smith, “Canadian Space Achievements”, Eliot River Elementary

• Basel Al Rashdan, “My Journey”, St. Jean Elementary

• Bailey MacEachern, “Mi’kmaq Heritage”, Alberton Elementary

• Sadie Ghiz, “The Guardian: Past, Present & Future”, Stratford Elementary

• Christianne Riveroll, “More Than A Number!”, Grace Christian School

• Luc Doucette & Ryan Green, “Le pont de la Confédération”, École Spring Park

• Ben Collings-MacKay, “Sixteen Days at Ypres”, Montague Intermediate

• Caroline MacDonald, “Une soirée pyjamadangereuse”, École François-Buote

• Karrie Lee Veniot, “Jeff Healey”, Hernewood Intermediate

• Hannah McGonnell, “Abuse in Residential Schools: Shining a Light on the Past”, Grace Christian School

Honourable Mention:

• Siddharth Arora, “The Mi’kmaq”, Gr. 7, Stonepark Intermediate

• Benjamin MacIsaac, “West Point Lighthouse”, Gr. 6, O’Leary Elementary

• Andrea Burns, “Brookfield Gardens”, Gr. 9, Immanuel Christian


Special Awards

Complete list of special awards (PDF)

Canada’s History Award/Prix Histoire Canada

• Caroline MacDonald, École François-Buote, "Une soirée pyjamadangereuse"

• Hannah McGonnell, Grace Christian School, "Abuse in Residential Schools"

Parks Canada Award

• Angelina Ning & Minnie Jin, Grace Christian School, "Norman Bethune: The Hero of China"

Aboriginal Affairs Secretariat Award

• Chenille Augustine, Queen Elizabeth Elementary, "Mi’kmaq Culture"

PEI Regiment Museum Award

• Abby Craig, West Kent Elementary, "Colonel Frank Storey"


General Contact Information

Name : 
Charlotte Stewart
Address : 
1st Floor, 16 Fitzroy Street
Charlottetown, PE
C1A 7N8
(902) 368-5940
(902) 368-4663

Service Location

Sullivan Building

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