The NextGEN Assembly of Leaders

NextGEN Assembly of Leaders.mov

TAKE A LOOK AT 2023 

-Ottawa Participants-

APRIL 29, 2024

The NextGEN Assembly of Leaders will take place virtually and in-person at Parliament in partnership with the Senate of Canada with 2024 locations in Nova Scotia, Ontario and Northern Canada.

 

A local Politian will meet in-person or virtually with your student leadership team to exchange ideas about issues before the government.


1.       Politicians from the federal, provincial or municipal governments will work with small groups of student leaders.

 

2.        MORNING MEETING WITH YOUR POLITICIAN: Each politician will present a dossier that they are currently working on with notes and committee meeting minutes to students who will work together to offer solutions to the problem before the current governments.

 

3.       AFTERNOON MEETING WITH YOUR POLITICAN: By the end of the day student leaders will present their ideas and possible solutions to their politicians.

 

Schools can also select to part of combined group of students from a different province to work on an issue before the government.

 

The NextGEN Assembly will be live from the Senate in Ottawa hosted by Senator Tony Loffreda.

This is a live, in-person and virtual event in the EST time zone.

 Students must have an interest in helping people, a desire to lead and a thirst to make a difference at the highest levels. 


PARTICIPATING CANADIAN GOVERNMENT BODIES

If you would like more info, please contact Daniel Johnson:

HOSTED BY THE SENATE OF CANADA

Senator Tony Loffreda

SENATOR LOFFREDA

HOST & KEYNOTE ADDRESS

DATE: April 8, 2024


SCHEDULE (Time Zone:  EST)


8:30

Welcome

8:45-9:15 

Student Leaders will meet their Senator, MP or MNA to discuss their challenge and accept resource material.

9:30-11:00

Student Leaders work on their challenge.

11:00

Keynote address

11:20

Health break 

11:30

Work session continued

12:00

Lunch with the Parliament Page Program

13:00-14:00

Finalize your solution-based presentation (5 slide template)

14:00

Present to Senator, MPs or MNAs and

Receive feedback

15:00

Closing statement


STUDENT LEADER PREPARATION TRAININGS

"How to Present Yourself In A Business World" - Mr. Matthew Pitt, Financial Advisor, Wealth Management, Desjardins Caisse de Chomedey

"Cutting Through The Clutter When Your Have Research To Do." Bianca Canzano, Barreau du Quebec Candidate.

SWLSB student leadership alumni and SWLSB Secondary Student Leadership Certificate program mentor.


"Make and Give A Presentation So That People Will Want To Listen." Jessica Williams, Team Coordinator, DNEG Animation; Academy Award winning visual effects company.

SWLSB student leadership alumni and SWLSB Secondary Student Leadership Certificate program mentor.


NextGEN Assemblies; 2022, 2023

The NextGEN Assembly of Leaders 2022

 

On April 28, 2022 secondary school student leaders from the Sir Wilfrid Laurier School Board and the English Montreal School Board will be gathering at The Next GEN Assembly of Leaders.

 

Members of the Canadian and Quebec governments will be sharing issues before the government with the student leaders and asking them to research and present a solution by the end of the day.

 

Keynote Address: Ms. Nina Segalowitz is an Elder and leader within the Montréal Indigenous community.

 

Student Leaders will be working in person at John F. Kennedy High School. Guests will be interacting with the students via our online network.

 

We will build a better country!

April 24, 2023