As with any organization, YPM Inc. has defined regulations and governing structures to ensure consistency from year to year.
The governing documents of YPM Inc. include the following:
- Our Articles of Incorporation (and associated documents);
- our By-Laws;
- our Standing Orders;
- our Code of Conduct; and
- the Canada Youth Parliament Act.
The By-Laws, Standing Orders, and Code of Conduct are reviewed annually by the Standing Orders and By-Laws Organizational Committee (SOBLOC). The committee is comprised of the House Leader (chair), the Speaker, the Deputy Speaker, and members chosen by and from Cabinet. Their recommendations for amendments are then presented at the Annual General Meeting.
The official versions of these documents can be downloaded below:
|2021 By-Laws||242.5 KiB|
|2021 Code Of Conduct||68.1 KiB|
|2021 Standing Orders||241.7 KiB|
|Articles of Incorporation (1983)||62.7 KiB|
|Articles of Revival (1988)||29.4 KiB|
|Resolution to Approve Name||146.7 KiB|
|Resolution to Approve Name - Transcript||411.8 KiB|
|Western Canada Youth Parliament Act||25.4 KiB|
Annual General Meeting
YPM holds its Annual General Meeting (AGM) each year during the spring. All members are invited to attend and participate as voting members of the organization.
At AGM, members review amendments to the governing documents, ratify the budget for the current fiscal year, and hear the Premier’s State of the Corporation address and the Speaker’s Year-in-Review presentation.
Documents from past AGMs are available below for download.
|2006 AGM Package||664.3 KiB|
|2007 AGM Package||757.5 KiB|
|2008 AGM Package||251.3 KiB|
|2012 AGM Package||183.9 KiB|
|2013 AGM Package||469.5 KiB|
|2014 AGM Package||2.4 MiB|
|2015 AGM Package||1.3 MiB|
|2016 AGM Package||824.7 KiB|
|2017 AGM Package||1.5 MiB|
|2018 AGM Package||3.7 MiB|
|2019 AGM Package||725.7 KiB|
|2020 AGM Package||26.4 MiB|
|2021 AGM Package||1.5 MiB|
YPM holds its Election Meeting on the evening of the fifth day of Session to elect its board of directors.
All members of YPM have the right to nominate another member, second a nomination, be nominated themselves, and vote in the election. In accordance with provincial law, all directors must be no less than 18 years of age.
The minutes from previous Election Meetings are available below for download.
|2011 Election Meeting Minutes||125.2 KiB|
|2013 Election Meeting Minutes||133.3 KiB|
|2014 Election Meeting Minutes||214.3 KiB|
|2016 Election Meeting Minutes||152.5 KiB|
|2017 Election Meeting Minutes||112.5 KiB|
|2018 Election Meeting Minutes||53.7 KiB|
|2019 Election Meeting Minutes||94.5 KiB|
|2020 Election Meeting Minutes||151.8 KiB|
|2021 By-Election Meeting Minutes||134.8 KiB|
|2021 Election Meeting Minutes||122.0 KiB|