The weekend of August 8th to 10th the Cabinet and Executive of the 93rd Winter Session of Youth Parliament of Manitoba gathered together at Rock Lake United Church Camp to begin our cabinet retreat for this year. Our cabinet discussed recruitment strategies, formulated ideas about the positive aspects that YPM offers to youth and ways to make this year’s session as successful as possible. We would like to thank Rock Lake United Church Camp for providing us with the location to hold yet another cabinet retreat, it is greatly appreciated. Cabinet and Executive will be very busy in the next few months planning and preparing for our event in December and are very much looking forward to connecting with new members and alumni at YPM’s 93rd Winter Session!
The Board of Directors of Youth Parliament of Manitoba (YPM) is pleased to announce that Patricia Chaychuk has once again accepted the position as the Honorary President for the 93rd Winter Session of YPM.
Chaychuk was appointed the first female Clerk of the Legislative Assembly in 2000. Within YPM, she was the Premier of the 64th Session, Lieutenant-Governor of the 80th Session and the Alumni Achievement Award winner in 2004.
Last night’s event went as smoothly as one could hope. We would like to thank all of those who joined us for Speaker’s Night 2014 presented by the Winnipeg Free Press or offered their support in other ways. Of course a big thank you goes all of those who helped to make the event a reality either by planning or participating in the proceedings. We would especially like to thank Patricia Chaychuk for running the event smoothly as our Master of Ceremonies and Sylvia Kuzyk who delivered an excellent keynote address which all the attendees are sure to remember for some time. A successful event helps Youth Parliament of Manitoba maintain and expand in the pursuit of our mandate to foster amongst the youth of Manitoba an understanding of, an interest in, and an engagement with the Canadian democratic parliamentary process and, in so doing, to encourage the growth of the individual and their abilities. We are grateful to all of those joined in making an excellent event this year and look forward to beginning preparations for the 93rd Winter Session!
On Thursday, April 10th, Premier (Brent Hardy) and Deputy Premier (Kamal Dhillon) attending a formal reception at the Fort Garry Hotel on the behalf of Youth Parliament of Manitoba. The event was hosted by the Members of Parliament for the Winnipeg area and Speaker of the House of Commons, The Honourable Andrew Scheer (pictured above with Brent and Kamal). The reception highlighted the work of those who promote civic action and community involvement. Youth Parliament of Manitoba was honoured to be part of the event and would like to especially thank Member of Parliament for Winnipeg South Centre, Joyce Bateman who extended the invitation.
We are excited about hosting our own upcoming event this Thursday the 17th as Speaker’s Night 2014 (presented by the Winnipeg Free Press) gets underway. We look forward to seeing all those who join us on this evening to celebrate and support YPM.
Today is the final day to order your Speaker’s Night tickets! They will be available until the 11:30 pm here and the process only takes a minute. We look forward to seeing all those who join us this upcoming Thursday on what promises to be an excellent evening.
Speaker’s Night is now only one week away! This means the time to purchase your tickets is quickly elapsing. You have until the end of the day on Saturday, April 12 to do so and they can be purchased here. Speaker’s Night 2014 is shaping up to be an excellent evening and we are excited for it be underway next Thursday evening. We look forward to seeing all those who join us on the 17th and hearing our keynote address from Sylvia Kuzyk.
Be sure to keep an eye out for our advertisement in the Winnipeg Free Press this upcoming weekend. This is also serves as a reminder that Speaker’s Night is just around the corner, so be sure to get you tickets while they last. You have until April 12 to purchase your tickets which can be done online here. The event is shaping up to be an excellent evening and we hope you will join us. If you would like to support the event and our organization, but are unable to attend you have the option of giving a donation or buying a sponsor-a-member ticket for which the recipient will be drawn from our current membership. Both of these can be done online as well. We look forward to seeing all those who attend on the 17th!
Time sure flies, and now Speaker’s Night 2014 Presented by the Winnipeg Free Press is only one month away. Everything is coming together and it is shaping up to be an excellent evening. We appreciate the support of all who plan on attending and look forward to seeing what our keynote address from Sylvia Kuzyk will entail. Don’t miss your opportunity to attend this fabulous event and support a worthy cause, get your tickets while they last!