LSF's Jack Layton Award for Youth Action in Sustainability

About the LSF Jack Layton Award 

Learning for a Sustainable Future (LSF) established the LSF Jack Layton Award for Youth Action in Sustainability to honour Jack Layton’s passion for optimism and hope in creating a more sustainable future.

The Winning class receives $500, and Runner-Ups receive $250 towards a sustainability-related action project.

*Note that due to COVID-19 all deadlines have been postponed until further notice.*



  • Students must be enrolled in kindergarten through grade 12 at a Canadian school during the 2019-2020 school year
  • Students must have implemented a school/community-based sustainability action project during the 2019-2020 school year that demonstrates creative energy, responsible citizenship and innovative action
  • The application must include multimedia that captures the spirit of the action-based project. The multimedia presentation could be any of the following forms: video, slideshow with voice over, animated visual with voice, etc. Submissions should not exceed 3 minutes
  • Project must be posted on the Our Canada Project (OCP) website ( You must provide the URL to your post, as well as its title.

View past winners:

For more information please contact:
Samantha Gawron  
1 877 250 8202

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