Wishes Across Canada

What is your wish for Canada in its next 150 years?

From national hope to a local focus, this is your opportunity to add your voice and imagination to a growing conversation. Share the changes that will build on our success to improve our communities and country.

#Wish150 is open to all during 2017. At the end of the year and throughout the year during our exhibition events, your wishes will be shared with the federal government, community organizations, fellow Canadians and citizens of the world.

Open access and an analysis of your wishes is vital in shaping and unlocking a prosperous future for all of our communities.

Latest Wishes

I wish for Canada to have no litter.

Lauryn in Halifax, Nova Scotia

My wish is for people to save animals.

Anonymous in Halifax, Nova Scotia

I wish for Canada to keep its beautiful environment forever.

Maddox in Halifax, Nova Scotia

My wish is Canada will be more environmentally friendly.

Claire Ferguson in Halifax, Nova Scotia

My wish is for people to stop shark finning, cause without sharks we die.

Jaden J. in Halifax, Nova Scotia

I wish for Canada to improve has a people caring for the land and its inhabitants.

Anonymous

My wish is to save the environment and safer place for kids to play.

Paige

My wish is to have a better environment and a much cleaner landscape. And for it to be earth day everyday.

Evan Macmaster in Shelburne, Nova Scotia

My wish is that we can have organic fuel.

Will Tipton in Shelburne, Nova Scotia

My wish is that people stop littering and polluting the earth.

Hayden Hagel in Shelburne, Nova Scotia

My wish is that we stop littering.

Mapalin in Shelburne, Nova Scotia

I wish there were no pollution.

Parker Poole in Shelburne, Nova Scotia

I wish people would stop using lots of electricity.

Abigail Nickerson in Shelburne, Nova Scotia

My wish is that our earth is clean and not filled with garbage, that all places should have clean water and to find a cure for cancer.

Jersey ORgan in Shelburne, Nova Scotia

My wish is for Canada to make sure everyone has clean water.

Mary Thomas in Shelburne, Nova Scotia

My wish is to make the environment better.

Max Foss in Shelburne, Nova Scotia

My wish is for no more pollution on earth.

Shay Peterson in Shelburne, Nova Scotia

My wish is that there was no pollution in Canada

Riley in Shelburne, Nova Scotia

I hope the world don't break a part

Mateo

I wish that our country preserves the natural environment for the generations in the future.

Olivia in Ottawa, Ontario

My wish is for our use of renewable resources to increase.

Liam Murray in Ottawa, Ontario

I wish to keep Canada clean.

Yousef in Ottawa, Ontario

My wish is to keep Canada clean.

Rowyn V. in Ottawa, Ontario

My wish to be more environmentally friendly in my community.

Scarlet in Ottawa, Ontario

My wish is for clean and healthy air and planet.

Finley Briggs-Webb in Ottawa, Ontario

#Wish150 Events

Upcoming Events
St John's, NL
The Rooms July 12 - August 15, 2017
Whitehorse, YK
Yukon Art Centre August 4 - 26, 2017
Moncton, NB
Centre Aberdeen September 1-30, 2017
Montreal, QC
Galerie Mile End September 24 - October 8, 2017
Yellowknife, NT
Prince of Wales Northern Heritage Centre September 2017 - February 2018
Edmonton, AB
Latitude 53 October 17-24, 2017
Charlottetown, PE
Confederation Centre for the Arts October 2017 (exact dates to be confirmed)
Dartmouth, NS
MacPhee Centre December 14, 2017
Iqaluit, NU
Nunatta Sunakkutaangit Museum December 2017
Past Events
Halifax, NS
Art Gallery of Nova Scotia September 25 - October 1, 2017
Vancouver, BC
Roundhouse Community Arts & Recreation Centre July 31 - August 5, 2017
Saskatoon, SK
Paved Arts July 1-22, 2017
Toronto, ON
Artscape Youngplace March 31, 2017
Montreal, QC
McCord Museum October 25, 2016
Winnipeg, MB
Winnipeg Art Gallery October 1, 2016 - March 1, 2017