Each year, students across the country submit artwork, poetry and essays to the Royal Canadian Legion’s Annual Poster and Literary Contest. The Canadian War Museum proudly exhibits the winning entries. This year, there are eight winning posters and two literary pieces.
The contest is held at the Senior (Grades 10, 11 and 12), Intermediate (Grades 7, 8 and 9), Junior (Grades 4, 5 and 6), and Primary (Kindergarten, Grades 1, 2 and 3) levels.
Colour Poster: Emma Cervinka – London, Ontario
Black and White Poster: Chengyun (Melody) Xu – Vancouver, British Columbia
Essay: Gina Spencer – Massey Drive, Newfoundland and Labrador
Poetry: Elizabeth Kirby – Cornwall, Prince Edward Island
Colour Poster: Tedi Pollak – Calgary, Alberta
Black and White Poster: Alex Jiang – Calgary, Alberta
Colour Poster: Yelena Domingo – Richmond, British Columbia
Black and White Poster: Kevin Salgado – Calgary, Alberta
Colour Poster: Maëlle Enter – St. George, Ontario
Black and White Poster: Maëlle Enter – St. George, Ontario
Image: Detail of black and white poster by Alex Jiang (Calgary, Alberta)
© The Royal Canadian Legion