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The Greater Interest GIC® Video Contest!

July 16, 2012

Have you ever thought about what you could do to benefit your community with a couple of extra bucks? Well on July 10th, Big Brother Big Sisters matches across Western Canada will have the chance to make a difference!


Big Brothers Big Sisters of Canada and Canadian Western Bank present The Greater Interest GIC® Video Contest!

Canadian Western Bank
We’re looking for 1 to 2 minute videos telling or showing us what you and your Big or Little Brother or Sister would do together to take a greater interest in your local community if you were given $2,500 from Canadian Western Bank!

Open to all current Big Brother / Sister and Little Brother / Sister matches at agencies in British Columbia, Alberta, Saskatchewan, and Manitoba.
Top entries will be presented online at www.greaterinterest.ca and the public will be invited to vote for their favourite. The video receiving the most votes will earn $2,500 by way of their local agency to fund their chosen project! Plus, the second and third place winners will each receive a $50 gift card to Boston Pizza.

The more creative your entry, the better! Action, interviews, compelling dialogue, music, even stop-motion animation… it’s all fair game. Don’t hold back!

How to submit:

Email to bigbrothersbigsisters.ca any time before NOON Eastern Standard Time (EST, or Ottawa time) on Monday, September 10th to receive your video submission link. Then, upload your video(s) using the link provided, on or before 10:00pm EST on Monday, September 10th .

Winning entries will be determined by public voting and will be officially announced on October 25th, 2012.

All entrants will also be asked to register with the Big Brothers Big Sisters of Canada Alumni Program at www.bbbsalumni.com

Official contest rules available here...

Let’s see your best, most compelling, and most creative video! Good Luck! 

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