Why apply?

Legislative Assembly of Ontario Model Parliament Graphic

Why Apply?

Selected students will have the opportunity to experience democracy at work in an engaging way. They will participate in a unique educational, interactive three day program at the Legislative Assembly of Ontario in Toronto.

Students will:

  • Learn about provincial parliament; the roles of the government and the opposition parties; and who does what at the Legislature
  • Discover how decisions are made in Ontario's parliament and how they can become active citizens
  • Observe the Legislature in session
  • Meet key figures in Ontario’s parliament
  • Participate in workshops, interactive sessions and a mock debate in the Legislative Chamber
  • Foster friendships with like-minded peers from across Ontario

What’s included during the three-day program:

  • Continental breakfast and lunch each day
  • Welcome reception including dinner
  • Transportation costs for one round trip for the student to attend the program if the student resides further than 50 km from Toronto (receipts will be required).  Train, bus, air and GO Transit travel will be reimbursed; mileage will not be reimbursed.
  • Supervision during program hours from approximately 8:00 am to 5:00 pm

Note: Students are responsible for their own accommodation while attending the program.

Check out what some of the past participants have to say about their experiences on our blog!