Two of Lanaudière’s projects were awarded by the David Suzuki Foundation

Two of Lanaudière’s projects were awarded by the David Suzuki Foundation

Three winning projects of 8e The Prix Demain le Québec, a David Suzuki Foundation competition that rewards citizen initiatives for social and ecological change in Quebec, was launched during an online event last Tuesday.

This year Price Tomorrow was dedicated to initiatives undertaken by youth aged 5 to 25 across the state.

15 finalist projects out of 35 applications distinguished themselves during general public voting from May 16 to June 13, where 13,000 votes were collected.

It is with trepidation that the jury, made up of eleven important actors in the mobilization of young people and the environment, announced last night the winner of the competition. Jury PrizemeEcothequeled by a student group of social activists in Montreal.

of Audience Award was awarded big space, the present project L’Assomption, no Rising Stars Award was handed over Kaskinohomatosowin located in Joliette, in the Lanaudière region.

The winning project of Jury Prize won a $5,000 grant, and the winning projects of Audience Award and Rising Stars Award won $2,500 and $1,000 respectively. The three lessons are generously provided by Desjardins, publisher of Price Tomorrow Quebec since 2014.

The David Suzuki Foundation heartily congratulates the three winning projects of the 8th edition of Tomorrow the Quebec Prize. All three show the diversity of environmentally inspired actions carried out by hundreds of young people from primary school to university.

The winning projects in this special youth edition stood out for their mobilization efforts, their high ambitions, as well as their passion and the hope they instill in their municipalities and within the entire ecological movement in Quebec.

“The winners and finalists are exceptional young people who have succeeded in putting the environment and protection of our area in front of their communities, while strengthening the social system and motivating as many people as possible to take action. Ecotheque, large SPACES, Kaskinohatomosowin and each of the completed projects the way to a green and fair Quebec, in short, the Quebec of tomorrow.concludes Dalie Lauzon-Vallière, organizer of the 8th edition of Tomorrow the Quebec Prize.