A fascinating chapter on "Feminist Countercultures" puts old staples of the campaign trail, like the famous Mock Parliament
(now immortalized in a 'Heritage Minute') into cultural context.
The Mock Parliament
was held at the Walker Theatre in Winnipeg.
School teachers said the objective of the mock parliament
was to familiarise students with parliamentarian functioning and language.
Since then, it has celebrated the centennials of the Political Equality League and the Mock Parliament
He said the ' mock parliament
' did not leave " a good impression about our polity and all those who are in politics".
"We could organize a Mock Parliament
in every district of India, where the youth of 18 to 25 years of age sit together and discuss ideas to build a New India, find ways, make plans regarding how we could accomplish our goals by 2022 and build an India that our freedom fighters dreamt of," he said.
FRIDAY'S ' mock parliament
' may fetch the MPs an extra monthly income of ` 10,000, but it has come at the price of much criticism.
These sessions culminated in a mock parliament
, performed in the same Chamber where the MLAs themselves assemble, and presided over by Dan D'Autremont, Speaker of the Legislative Assembly.
They started the mock Parliament
proceedings soon after the House was adjourned around 2.15 pm.
AP: The mock parliament
was only the second time we had ever been in the chamber, so it was still a very awe-inspiring experience in itself, but it was such a helpful experience.
Organ donation, water consumption and energy drinks were the key topics at this mock parliament
, which brought together students from more than 30 CEGEPs.
Once participants are chosen, they will convene in Yellowknife where they will meet their MLA, create a Member's or Minister's statement, conduct research on self-identified topics and will have one day in the Chamber where they will conduct a "mock parliament
" and debate issues of particular relevance to people over the age of 50.