2015 Prime Minister's Awards Highlight Video

This video highlights some of the memorable moments from the 2015 national awards ceremony with the Prime Minister.

Transcript

Title: Prime Minister's Awards 2015 Highlight Video

(Music begins. The Prime Minister's Awards logo is displayed in the middle of the screen then pans to the left of the screen. The video title appears.)

(Text on screen: Prime Minister's Awards)

(Music plays.)

"Laissez-moi d'abord vous dire que j'attendais ce jour avec impatience."

[Translation – "Let me start by saying I have been looking forward to this day."]

(Image shifts to the Right Honourable Justin Trudeau, Prime Minister of Canada, speaking at a podium.)

"I just wanted to become Prime Minister so I can present the Prime Minister's Teaching Awards for Excellence."

(Applause can be heard in the background.)

(Slideshow begins with photos of the Prime Minister presenting award certificates to national recipients for excellence in early childhood education in the following order: Sophie Loewen, Kim Hunter, Maureen Wagner, Laurie Higgins, and Lindsay Stuart.)

(Text on screen: Prime Minister's Awards Presentation, Excellence in Early Childhood Education)

(Image shifts to a video clip of a 2015 national award recipient being interviewed. Discussions can be heard in the background)

(Text on screen: Lindsay Stuart, Regina, Saskatchewan)

"Still very honoured to be here at the moment."

(Image shifts to a video clip of another 2015 national award recipient being interviewed. Discussions can be heard in the background.)

(Text on screen: Anand Mahadevan, Toronto, Ontario)

"Oh, it's just been such a thrill.  The talent in the room is just mind blowing."

(The interview continues as the image shifts to a slideshow with photos of the Prime Minister presenting award certificates to national recipients for teaching excellence in the following order: Anand Mahadevan, Charles Bazilewich, Armand Doucet, Jean-Paul Dupont, and Steve Revington)

(Text on screen: Présentation des Prix du Premier ministre, excellence dans l'enseignement)

[TranslationPrime Minister's Awards Presentation, Teaching Excellence]

(Image shifts to a video clip of 2015 national award recipient being interviewed. Discussions can be heard in the background)

(Text on screen: Steve Revington, London, Ontario)

"This was an amazing opportunity and event!"

(Image shifts to a slideshow of national recipients during a best practices sharing session in Ottawa. A voiceover begins of a 2015 national award recipient being interviewed.)

(Image shifts to a video clip of 2015 national award recipient being interviewed. Discussions can be heard in the background)

(Text on screen: Charles Bazilewich, Winnipeg, Manitoba)

"We had an information sharing session this morning, where each teacher had the opportunity to speak for 10 minutes about the program, and how it has a positive impact on the students."

(Image shifts to a video clip of another 2015 national award recipient being interviewed. Discussions can be heard in the background)

(Text on screen: Nicole Blais, Lloydminster, Alberta)

"Sharing their stories and hearing all the inspirational things they're doing just makes it that much more rewarding."

(Image shifts to a slideshow with photos of the Prime Minister presenting award certificates to national recipients for teaching excellence in the following order: Nicole Blais, Scott Onuczko, Yvan Girouard, Monica Lee, and Emmanuel Escueta)

(Text on screen: Prime Minister's Awards Presentation, Teaching Excellence)

(Image shifts to a video clip of a 2015 national award recipient being interviewed alongside a fellow award winner. Discussions can be heard in the background)

(Text on screen: Emmanuel Escueta, Port Coquitlam, British Columbia)

"I was able to witness what other teachers, incredible teachers, are doing, and the difference that they're making in the lives of their students."

(A voiceover begins of a 2015 national award recipient being interviewed while the image shifts to a still group photo of the 2015 national Teaching Excellence recipients in the Library of Parliament.)

(Image then transitions to a still group photo of the 2015 national recipients in front of the Peace Tower.)

"It's been very exciting to be here so far.  It's my first time in the nation's capital so it's been great to be able to tour around and see all of the amazing sites."

(Image shifts to a video clip of a 2015 national award recipient being interviewed. Discussions can be heard in the background)

(Text on screen: Scott Onuczko, Spruce Grove, Alberta)

"I definitely feel very proud to be a teacher."

(Image shifts to a video clip of a 2015 national award recipient being interviewed. Discussions can be heard in the background)

(Text on screen: Steve Revington, London, Ontario)

"We've got a lot of talented teachers here in our country.  It's nice to pick a few of us, and at least hold a little candle up and show a little light."

(The interview continues as the image shifts to a still photo of the Honourable Navdeep Bains, Minister of Innovation, Science and Economic Development, addressing the audience at the award ceremony in Ottawa.)

(Interview continues as the image transitions to a still group photo of Prime Minister Justin Trudeau with the Ottawa Children's Choir.)

(Interview continues as the image transitions to a still photo of members of the Ottawa Inuit Children's Centre performing a traditional dance.)

(Interview continues as the image transitions to a still group photo of Prime Minister Justin Trudeau with members of the Ottawa Inuit Children's Centre.)

(Image returns to Prime Minister Justin Trudeau speaking at a podium.)

"C'est un honneur pour moi de remettre ces prix d'enseignement à des leaders inspirants. Des leaders qui tous les jours font preuve d'excellence. Ça ne fait aucune doute, vous transformez des vies. Merci!"

[Translation – "It's my honour to present these teaching awards to inspiring leaders. Leaders who commit to excellence each and every day. There is no doubt you are transforming lives. Thank you!"]

(Prime Minister's speech continues as the image shifts to a still group photo of the Prime Minister and the Honourable Navdeep Bains with the 2015 national Teaching Excellence recipients.)

(Speech continues as the image transitions to Prime Minister Justin Trudeau with the 2015 national Excellence in Early Childhood recipients.)

(Image shifts to the members of the Ottawa Inuit Children's Centre and their teacher blowing kisses to the audience.)

(Applause can be heard in the background.)

(Canada word mark appears.)

(Music ends.)

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