27th Islands Youth Parliament
May
24
to May 26

27th Islands Youth Parliament

  • David Strong Building (UVic) (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Applications are now open for the 27th Islands Youth Parliament (IYP)!

If you’re passionate about politics, want to make a change in your community, interested in developing skills like public speaking and writing legislation, or want to meet a fantastic group of like-minded young people, IYP is for you! The Islands Youth Parliament is a regional youth parliament (RYP) organized by the British Columbia Youth Parliament (BCYP), a non-partisan, non-profit organization that aims to serve the youth of BC and educate young people about how to participate in and understand parliamentary procedure and legislative processes.

IYP will take place May 24-26, 2019 at the University of Victoria; It is open to anyone aged 14-18 inclusive, who live on Vancouver Island, the Gulf Islands, or the Sunshine Coast (see application for more details), and more; please contact us at iyp@bcyp.org if you are unsure if you are inside the regional boundaries). Outside of the IYP boundaries and still want to come? Apply as an ambassador!

APPLICATIONS ARE DUE BY May 20th, 2019! Financial assistance is available upon request, please contact us at iyp@bcyp.org for more information on this, or with any other questions you may have. Our Chief Returning Officer, Sophie Sacilotto, will notify all applicants as to their application status by late May.


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1st Interior Youth Parliament
May
3
to May 5

1st Interior Youth Parliament

  • Okanagan Mission Secondary School (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

InYP will take place May 3-5, 2019 at Okanagan Mission Secondary; It is open to anyone aged 14-18 inclusive, who live in the Northern or Southern Interior. APPLICATIONS ARE DUE BY April 29th, 2019! Financial assistance is available upon request, please contact us at inyp@bcyp.org for more information on this, or with any other questions you may have.

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1st Richmond Delta Youth Parliament
Mar
1
to Mar 3

1st Richmond Delta Youth Parliament

If you are from Richmond or Delta and are in high school still (age 14-18), apply to attend the very 1st Richmond-Delta Youth Parliament (RDYP) for this upcoming March 1-3. If you live outside of Richmond and Delta, you will still have the opportunity to participate in RDYP as an Ambassador, which will grant you with the exact same debating privileges as a Member. If you require billeting, we are able to make billeting arrangements.

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32nd Vancouver Youth Parliament
Feb
15
to Feb 17

32nd Vancouver Youth Parliament

  • Irving K. Barber Learning Centre (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

The first Regional YP this sessional year has arrived! The Vancouver Youth Parliament (VYP) is the longest running Regional Youth Parliament. Members from Vancouver, North Vancouver, West Vancouver, Squamish, and Whistler hold session annually to debate legislation, plan projects, and connect with passionate youth from across the region.

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Session
Dec
27
to Dec 31

Session

Every year, between December 27th and 31st, 97 representatives of youth organizations from across British Columbia gather at the Provincial Legislature in Victoria for the annual parliamentary session of British Columbia Youth Parliament.

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