Each year, the Fraser Institute invites high school students to participate in an essay contest, showcasing their ideas on public policy and the role of markets. Winning essays are published in Fraser Institute journals and authors have the opportunity to experience the peer review process.
The 2016 Essay Topic was Small change – Big impact: Improving quality of life one policy change at a time
This year, the winning essay was written by St. Matthew student, William Dunstan. William, grade 11, was awarded first place for his essay about Repealing the Indian Act , which has been published in the winter 2017 issue of the Canadian Student Review (see link below ).