Huron-Bruce MPP Lisa Thompson welcomed Legislative Page Rachel Beith of Saugeen Shores to the Ontario Legislative Assembly this week.
Each year approximately 150 young students from across Ontario are selected to participate in Ontario’s Legislative Page Program. The students must be attending grade 7 or 8 with a minimum level 4 or 80% academic average.
The Legislative Page Program is an opportunity for students to be a part of the action at Queen’s Park. Students see first-hand how the government works and how a bill becomes law.
At Queen’s Park, Pages fill many different roles including working in the Chamber during sittings; delivering documents to MPPs’ and Assembly offices; meeting with MPPs and other key legislative figures.
When not serving in the chamber, Pages receive lessons and tutoring and also receive an honorarium during their three-week term of duty.
Applications for the spring 2023 term are now open and are being accepted until November 30th, 2022.