Senator Yuen Pau Woo - A glimpse behind the scenes into the everyday life of a Senator!
Time: 7:00 - 8:30 pm
Place: Northern Lights College, Room 202, 9820 120 Ave, Fort St. John, BC.
Guest Speaker: Senator Yuen Pau Woo is an independent Senator representing British Columbia. He is a member of a number of Senate Standing Committees, including Energy, the Environment and Natural Resources. In 2017, Senator Woo was elected as the Facilitator of the Independent Senators Group.
People often question the legislative powers allocated to the Senate and the overall role it plays as a Parliamentary body. In his talk, Senator Woo will shed light on how Senate reform has led the Senate in a direction that is less partisan; more diverse in background, gender, and qualifications; and more effective in its role as the chamber of sober second thought.