Beginning Feb. 24, Parachute and FedEx Express Canada are accepting nominations for Canada’s favourite crossing guards.

In light of current school closures in effect due to public health directives to slow the spread of the Covid-19 virus, Parachute and its partner Fed Ex Express have extended the deadline for submissions for Canada’s Favourite Crossing Guard through to fall 2020. Even though school’s out, this is something fun to do with the kids while they’re at home! Let’s recognize those who make an impact.

Do you know a crossing guard who has made an impact in your community?

Parachute’s search for Canada’s favourite crossing guard continues this year!

Tell us about your favourite crossing guard:

  • How have they kept kids safe?
  • Why are they a good role model?
  • Remember to attach photos of your crossing guard in action!

Contest and nomination details

We welcome students, educators, parents and community leaders to recognize the contributions of those who play an important role in pedestrian safety by helping children make a safe journey to-and-from school. Encourage kids and schools you know to participate! Up to three winners will be selected.

Nominations open February 24 and will close in fall 2020; exact date to be confirmed.

To nominate a crossing guard:

Follow the hashtag #CANFavCrossGuard for updates throughout the contest.

Eligibility and prize details

Eligible crossing guards must be currently working at a Canadian crossing location. More on contest rules.

The winning crossing guards will receive:

  • $500 cheque
  • An engraved trophy  
  • The contest winner’s school will also receive $500

Winners will be notified three weeks after the contest closes.

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