Month: December 2015

Annual Bear Pit a Roaring Success

This year’s Bear Pit was much enjoyed by our members, as well as our four bears: Judy Smith (PC MLA 1999-2003, Conservative MP 2004-2015)Judy Wasylycia-Leis (NDP MLA 1986-1993, NDP MP 1997-2010)Jerry Storie (NDP MLA 1981-1995)Herold Driedger (Liberal MLA 1988-1990) They took questions from our members regarding the legislation we’re currently debating, as well as questions …

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Justice, Sex Ed, Health, and Police Reform all Leading up to DOOM?

Today in the house we proceeded with the second readings of the Justice Employment Reform Act, the Healthy Society Act, the Sexual Education Act, and the Police Reform Act. Debate on the bills proved contentious, but was brightened by witty rhetoric! Highlights from the debates included whether or not to expand the reach of the …

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94th Session Honourary President and Lieutenant-Governor

YPM is proud to announce Patricia Chaychuk, clerk of the Legislative Assembly of Manitoba, as our Honourary President. This will be Ms. Chaychuk’s third consecutive year serving as our Honourary President. Patricia was appointed as Clerk of the Manitoba Legislative Assembly on January 10, 2000, and is the first woman to hold this position. She previously …

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