The following are the winners of the elementary school Bondar Challenge pilot program held in the Spring of 2011 in Brampton, Ontario. These images and essays will travel with the Foundation’s Travelling Exhibition and Learning Experience to its next community in the Fall, 2011. The school has adopted the Bondar Challenge as part of its annual calendar of student activities. Congratulations to all participants. Please click on a photo to see the student’s essay.
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