Expressly Law Day 

Expressly Law Day is a free program inviting Ontario students enrolled in grades 5 through 8 to submit a creative work (visual art or written work) that represents the core principles of rights and/or freedoms of the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms and what it means to them.

Expressly Law Day submission deadline to be announced.


To view 2017's winning submissions click here.

To learn more about the program, please contact Maritza Calle, Law Day Coordinator, at


Visual Arts

Visual Arts

Includes: photographic images, drawings, paintings, mixed media, etc.

Submissions Accepted: artwork, a black & white or colour photo or high resolution digital image (multiple submissions are allowed)

Written Works

Written Works

Includes: short essays, poetry or other creative written work

Submissions Accepted: handwritten or typed essay, poem, or other written work (maximum of 500 words for each written piece submitted)