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YOUth in Office is set for May 31, 2016

Published May 30, 2016 18:44

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For the third annual YOUth in Office, 100 youth from Boys and Girls Clubs of Canada and Big Brothers Big Sisters of Canada will be matched with a Member of Parliament and his or her staff to experience a day in the world of Parliament—from Assistants to Members and Party Leaders, from Communications Directors to Policy Advisors and Ministers. This annual event is a joint initiative by BGCC and Big Brothers Big Sisters Canada that gives youth ​(between the ages of 14 - 24) a chance to learn about working in a political environment and to see democracy in action!

What happens at YOUth in Office?

• Youth attend a training session in Ottawa on May 30

• Youth spend the day with an MP and his or her staff on May 31

• ​Youth have lunch with young MPs to hear about their experience and share their own thoughts on what the government should prioritise.​

• They wrap up by attending Question Period in the House of Commons

Keep track of the day on social media with #YOUthinOffice

UntitledYOUth in Office - Media advisory (May 31).pdf

Link to media release > ​

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