150 Stories for Canada Contest
Thursday, February 23, 2017

What does Canada mean to you? Tell us in 1000 words or less, in images or in video.

In celebration of Canada 150, we're collecting 150 stories as a gift to Canada. Share your story with us between February 27 & June 11 and you could win one of our weekly prizes, a $150 gift card!

We’re also giving one Grand Prize winner a Meet & Greet pack to meet Hedley at Surrey Canada Day.

Share Your Story & Win a Prize

Submit your story that reflects what Canada means to you between February 27 and June 11, and you can win one of our weekly prizes – a $150 VISA gift card. One Grand Prize Winner will also be chosen from all entries to win the grand prize VIP ‘Meet and Greet’ with the Surrey Canada Day headliner.

Stories can be about giving back to your community and country, your Canadian experiences and memories, settlement stories or anything that illustrates what Canada means to you. Entries can be submitted by email, social media, mail, or in-person at City Hall or the Surrey Museum.

Each eligible entry will be featured on this site so come back often to read all the 150 Stories for Canada.

Story Ideas

To help you get started, here are a few story ideas:

·         What does Canada mean to you?

·         Why are you proud to be a Surrey resident?

·         What’s your favourite activity to do in Surrey and why?

·         Tell us an original short story that takes place in Surrey

·         What sports do you love and how do they inspire you?

·         Create a message for future generations to see or read 150 years from now. What would you want the future to know?

·         How are you or someone you know making Canada a better place?

·         Do you volunteer in Surrey? Share a volunteer experience and how it has made a difference.

·         Tell us about your favourite place in Surrey and why?

·         Tell us a story about you and your family and how you’ve come to call Surrey home.

·         If you could create or achieve anything in Canada, what would it be?

·         What’s your favourite memory of Surrey?

·         If you could spend a day with any Canadian, past or present, who would it be and why?

·         If you had one wish for Surrey and Canada, what would it be?

·         If you had a gift for Canada, what would it be and why?

Find out how you can share a story to win: http://ow.ly/EqX5309gGED