December 2013

YPM Elects its 93rd Executive

Following the closing ceremonies for the 92nd Winter Session, Youth Parliament of Manitoba elected the board of executives for its 93rd annual Winter Session Monday night. The organization’s 93rd Board of Directors will be: Chairperson (Premier): Brent Hardy Past Chairperson (Speaker): Andrew Jones Deputy Chairperson (Deputy Premier): Kamal Dhillon Director of Finance (Deputy Speaker): Mikol …

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Youth Parliament Prepares to Vote on Education Reform

Youth from across the province are wrapping up their final debates on a wide array of educational reforms, and are excited to finally put the legislation to a vote! The Public Schools Act aims to abolish all private schools, thereby creating a nationalized education system. The Career Education Act seeks to refocus the high school …

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AFMMLA To Host Annual YPM Bear Pit

Past parliamentarians, including Youth Parliament’s former Honorary President Hon. Bill Blaikie will participate in a panel discussion in the legislative assembly on Saturday night. The other panelists are Jim Downey and Harold Taylor. Additionally, Darren Haber, last year’s Speaker of YPM, will be inducted into the Senate. Hosted by the Association of Former Manitoba Members …

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92nd Winter Session set to begin!

Youth Parliament of Manitoba is delighted to announce the opening of our 92nd Winter Session. Young people from across the province will arrive at the legislature to debate several contentious issues, including the abolishment of prisons and education reform, among others.  Opening ceremonies will take place on December 26th at 6:30pm in the legislative chamber. One bill …

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Press Conference

YPM will be holding it’s annual press conference TODAY at 10am in the press room of the Manitoba Legislature. All Winnipeg press are invited. Look out for us on the Friday news! In other news, the clock is ticking till the first day of session: 6 more days! We can’t wait to see everyone there!