50th Anniversary of the Parliamentary Internship Programme
Ottawa, May 9-11, 2019
The Parliamentary Internship Programme and the Parliamentary Internship Alumni Association are looking forward to welcoming alumni, Parliamentarians, and friends of the program back to Ottawa. Events include:
MAY 9, 5 PM TO 7 PM, SIR JOHN A. MACDONALD BUILDING
Take part in an evening of celebration and recognition of the Programme. Reconnect with friends, make new acquaintances and reminisce about old times!
MAY 10, 8 AM TO 4 PM, SIR JOHN A. MACDONALD BUILDING
Attend a symposium chaired by Roland Paris (PIP 1990-91) and Althia Raj (PIP 2004-05) and discuss the past, present and future of politics in Canada with several experts. Panelists will consider the evolution of Canada’s federal institutions, the ever changing role of parliamentarians, as well as the importance of claiming one’s place in Parliament and of breaking the parliamentary glass ceiling.
MAY 11, DAY ACTIVITIES IN OTTAWA
Join us for social and networking activities to reconnect with alumni and rediscover Ottawa. Activities will include visits of the new House of Commons and Senate chambers as well as a tour of the Ottawa Art Gallery.
Updated program details will be made available soon! Questions can be addressed to PIP50PSP@gmail.com.