As with any organization, YPM Inc. has defined regulations and governing structures to ensure consistency from year to year.

Governing Documents

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:

NameFile Size
2023 By-Laws205 KB
2023 Code of Conduct53 KB
2023 Standing Orders155 KB
Articles of Incorporation (1983)63 KB
Articles of Revival (1988)29 KB
Resolution to Approve Name147 KB
Resolution to Approve Name – Transcript412 KB
Canada Youth Parliament Act86 KB


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.

NameFile Size
2006 AGM Package664 KB
2007 AGM Package756 KB
2008 AGM Package251 KB
2012 AGM Package184 KB
2013 AGM Package470 KB
2014 AGM Package2 MB
2015 AGM Package1 MB
2016 AGM Package825 KB
2017 AGM Package2 MB
2018 AGM Package4 MB
2019 AGM Package726 KB
2020 AGM Package26 MB
2021 AGM Package1 MB
2022 AGM Package8 MB
2023 AGM Package10 MB

Election Meeting

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.

NameFile Size
2011 Election Meeting Minutes125 KB
2013 Election Meeting Minutes133 KB
2014 Election Meeting Minutes214 KB
2016 Election Meeting Minutes152 KB
2017 Election Meeting Minutes113 KB
2018 Election Meeting Minutes54 KB
2019 Election Meeting Minutes94 KB
2020 Election Meeting Minutes152 KB
2021 By-Election Meeting Minutes135 KB
2021 Election Meeting Minutes122 KB
2022 Election Meeting Minutes123 KB
2023 By-Election Meeting Minutes111 KB
2023 Election Meeting Minutes 147 KB