Idea Inspiration

Looking for inspiration as you come up with your great idea? Here are just some issues we saw tackled by youth in previous years:

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Starting a community-led urban garden in your home city

Developing a mobile app to revitalize indigenous languages

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Organizing a program to promote the adoption of clean energy

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Initiating a social media campaign for the climate movement

Launching a sustainable online clothing trading system

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Improving on underwater surveys using machine learning tech

Grand Prize Winners

In Youth Impact Challenge’s first two years, we received hundreds of innovative, youth-led ideas from diverse teams all across Canada. Here are the teams that took home our Grand Prizes in 2021 and 2020!

2021

2021 Winner - Social Stream: ConchShell

Wearable American Sign Language translator to improve user independence. Featured in the Toronto Star.

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Jin Schofield

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Sarvnaz Alemohammad

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 Sherry Shu

2021 Winner - Environmental: Peko Produce

Vancouver’s first delivery service for imperfect or "peculiar" produce. Featured in the Daily Hive and at TedX UBC.

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Sang Le

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Arielle Lok

2020

2020 Winner: Voltx

A machine learning product to accelerate the testing time for supercapacitors and batteries. Featured on FLIK .

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Alishba Imran

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Shagun Maheshwari

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Anna Heer