2017 Canada’s Favourite Crossing Guard Contest

Do you know a crossing guard that has made an impact in your community?

Parachute's search for Canada's favourite crossing guard continues this year!

Tell us about your favourite crossing guard:

  • How have they kept kids safe?
  • Why are they a good role model?
  • Remember to include photos or pictures!

Here's a look at one of our 2016 winners, Linda Roach:

Contest & Registration Details

From February 20 to April 21, 2017, Parachute and FedEx Express Canada will be accepting nominations for up to three of Canada’s favourite crossing guards.

We welcome students, educators, parents and community leaders to recognize the contributions of those that play an important role in pedestrian safety by helping children make the safe journey to-and-from school. Encourage kids and schools you know to participate!

To nominate a crossing guard, register here and then download the nomination form to complete the submission.

Follow the hashtag #CANFavCrossGuard for updates throughout the contest. 

Eligibility & Prize Details

Eligible crossing guards must be currently working at a Canadian crossing location. More on contest rules.

The winning crossing guards will receive:

  • $500 cheque
  • An engraved plaque
  • The contest winner’s school will also receive $500!

Deadline for submissions: April 21, 2017

Winners will be notified the first week of May.

Learn about the 2015-2016 winners here.

Learn about the 2014-2015 winners here.


Pedestrian Safety Facts

Pedestrian Safety Parent Tip Sheet

FedEx Express Canada is a proud supporter of Parachute’s Walk This Way program, a global initiative that advocates child pedestrian safety.