Speaker’s Night 2016

Exec and Keynote and MC

Speaker’s Night 2016 was a resounding success, with 60 people gathered together to celebrate YPM and support our annual Winter Session. Aimeé Craft gave an inspiring talk about Anishinaabe Law and Reconciliation, encouraging all who attended to read the Truth and Reconciliation Commission’s 94 Calls to Action. Thank you once again to all who attended. A special thank you to our title sponsor, the Winnipeg Free Press, and our table sponsors: Tapper Cuddy LLP, Heather Sarna Designs, and Solara Remote Data Delivery Inc.

Photos can be found on our Facebook Page.

2016 Provincial Election All-Candidates Debate

The YP95 Executive with all the candidates. L-R: Ariel Melamedoff (Deputy Speaker), Kamal Dhillon (Speaker), Darrell Rankin (Communist Party), Kevin Nichols (Green Party), Jeannette Montufar (PC), Wab Kinew (NDP), Scott Newman (Liberal Party), Joseph Broda (Premier, and Adrienne Tessier (House Leader)
The YP95 Executive with all the candidates. L-R: Ariel Melamedoff (Deputy Speaker), Kamal Dhillon (Speaker), Darrell Rankin (Communist Party), Kevin Nichols (Green Party), Jeannette Montufar (PC), Wab Kinew (NDP), Scott Newman (Liberal Party), Joseph Broda (Premier), and Adrienne Tessier (House Leader)

YPM (in association with Aboriginal Youth Opportunities and the Association of Former Members of the Manitoba Legislative Assembly) hosted a debate between representatives of the Communist, Green, NDP, Liberal, and PC parties on March 10th, 2016 at the University of Winnipeg. Debate was lively, with candidate weighing in on support for students, COP21, Mincome, and other issues facing Manitoban youth. A full video of the event can be found here. To see more pictures, visit our Facebook page.

Special thanks to the University of Winnipeg for providing the venue for this event, and to Julia Minarik for taking pictures.

Join us for Speaker’s Night 2016!

Join us for Speaker’s Night 2016 on April 28th, 2016 at 5:30 pm at the Winnipeg Winter Club. It promises to be a great event reconnecting with members of the YP community.

Our Keynote Speaker this year is Indigenous lawyer Aimée Craft. Throughout her career, Craft has worked passionately for the rights of Indigenous peoples across Canada. You can read her full bio here.

If you have any questions, please contact us at speakersnight@ypmanitoba.ca.