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.
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.