Catch the Orange Wave
Edmonton welcomes Mylène Freeman, MP
Wednesday March 19th, 5:00pm
Alumni Room, Students' Union Building, University of Alberta
Join the U of A Campus NDP Club and MacEwan NDP in welcoming Mylène Freeman, M.P. for Argenteuil-Papineau-Mirabel, to Edmonton.
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Wednesday, March 19
Public Talk: 5-6 pm
Alumni Room, Students' Union Building, University of Alberta [Map]
Pub Night: 6:30 pm
Underground Tap & Grill, 10004 Jasper Ave [Map]
When she was elected to the House of Commons in 2011, the ink on 22-year-old Mylène Freeman’s political science degree was barely dry. Find out what she’s learned about Canadian politics and why it’s important for youth to be engaged in the democratic process.
About Mylène Freeman
Mylène is currently a member of the Standing committee on on Environment and Sustainable Development and has previously been a member of the Status of Women committee and the Citizenship and Immigration committee. She is the elected Chair of the NDP Women’s Caucus and is a Vice-president of the Canadian Association of Parliamentarians on Population and Development.
Since coming into office, Mylène has distinguished herself through her work defending rural citizens and environmental issues, and makes a point of being accessible to the citizens of her riding. Mylène has been involved with the New Democratic Party since 2007. As well as having been involved in campaigns and outreach, she has been president of NDP McGill, the Montréal youth organizer for the Jeunes néo-démocrates du Québec, and the youth representative for the Outremont Riding Association.