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A team of three students from Sir John Franklin High School won first place for their entry in the Canadian Centre for Occupational Health & Safety’s (CCOHS) #FocusOnSafety National Youth Video Contest.

Video creators Braeden Cordero, left, and Markus Cluff and actor Tamara Jovic won $2,000 for their video entry “Workplace Spook” with a matching prize of $2,000 for their school. photo courtesy of WSCC

Video creators Braeden Cordero and Markus Cluff and actor Tamara Jovic won $2,000 for their video entry “Workplace Spook” with a matching prize of $2,000 for their school.

Their video also previously won $1,000 with a matching school prize in the territorial contest.

“The contest is a fantastic way to engage young people in workplace safety, and we are impressed with how this team created such a memorable video,” said Barb Heming, WSCC Senior Occupational Health and Safety (OHS) inspector and one of the territorial competition judges, in a news release. “Their message about workers’ rights will appeal to employers, and workers of all ages.”

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Meaghan Richens

Meaghan Richens is from Ottawa, Ont., and grew up in Perth. She moved to Yellowknife in May 2018 after completing her bachelor’s degree in journalism at Carleton University. She writes about politics,...

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