Prime Minster's Awards 2018 National Event Highlight Video

2018 national recipients receive their awards from Prime Minister Justin Trudeau.

Transcription – Prime Minister's Awards 2018 National Event Highlight Video

[Black screen with white type reading "Prime Minister's Award 2018."]

[Upbeat background music plays.]

[Flash cut to the Honourable Navdeep Bains, Minister of Innovation, Science and Economic Development speaking at podium with the Canadian flag behind.]

"We truly are celebrating some of the most exceptional educators in Canada."

[Flash cut to long shot of the Prime Minister Justin Trudeau greeting a recipient as she walks on stage from the right to meet him. Audience members applaud.]

[Voice over, Minister Bains.]

"They're challenging students to reach higher, think bigger. There are re-installing the importance and that passion for lifelong learning."

[Flash cut to long shot of stage, with Prime Minister looking up at screen playing video featuring award recipient.]

[Voice over, Prime Minister.]

"Every day, you teach Canada's kids …"

[Cut to Prime Minister presenting certificate to recipient.]

"… how to succeed in the classroom."

[Cut to Prime Minister at podium.]

"More important than that, you get to teach the next generation how to be kind and compassionate; how to disagree without disrespect; how to dream big for the benefit of a better world."

[Cut to Prime Minister presenting certificate to recipient.]

[Cut to Maria Cortese, recipient of Excellence in Early Childhood Education award.]

"It feels absolutely amazing."

[Cut to Excellence in Early Childhood Education award recipients on stage with the Prime Minister and Minister Bains. From left to right: Minister Bains, Pam Moore, Maria Cortese, Prime Minister Trudeau, Ashak Bara-Morad, Yvette Sorin and Matthew Sampson. Audience applauds.]

[Cut Teaching Excellence in STEM award recipients on stage with the Prime Minister and Minster Bains. From left to right: Minister Bains, Nicole Anthony, Prime Minister Trudeau and Lee Martin. Audience applauds.]

[Flash cut to Félix Arguin and Guillaume Laporte, recipients of Teaching Excellence award.]

"Une grande fierté. Je pense qu'on peut dire ça." [Translation: "Great pride. I think you could say that."]

"Un honneur incroyable, là." [Translation: "An incredible honour, this."]

[Cut to long shot of stage with group assembling for photograph.]

[Voice over, Pieter Toth, recipient of Teaching Excellence award.]

"It's unbelievable to think that you do what you do …"

[Cut to Pieter Toth.]

"…and you do it because you love it and then, suddenly …"

[Cut to the group of Teaching Excellence award recipients with the Prime Minister and Minister Bains. Left to right: Minister Bains, Natalie MacNeill, Guillaume Laporte, Rebecca Dileo, Félix Arguin, Chris Mara, Donna Armstrong, Pieter Toth, Diana Wang-Martin, Craig Brumwell, Tim Stephenson and Michel Emery.]

"…this happens."

[Cut to Natalie MacNeill, recipient of Teaching Excellence award]

"I am hugely blessed to have had this honour."

[Flash cut to still shot of all the recipients on Parliament Hill, with the Peace Tower in the background.]

[Flash cut to black screen with Government of Canada FIP, followed by Canada Wordmark.]

[Cut to black.]

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