To qualify, you must:
Please note that due to the heavy study demands and inflexibility of their academic timetables, students enrolled in certain faculties and courses of study, such as science and engineering, are unfortunately ineligible. This restriction also applies to law students at the University of Ottawa. Students who wish to pursue these disciplines may apply to be Pages if they agree to change their program of study while employed as a Page.
In addition to the basic requirements, Pages must also:
Interviews for the Page Program will take place in the federal, provincial and territorial capitals between mid-February and the end of March. Please note that interviews may be scheduled during an assigned reading week, spring break, a school trip or other activity that you have planned in advance. In such cases, you are still expected to be available for the interview at the date, time and place set by the House of Commons. In order to ensure fairness to all candidates, no alternative interview arrangements will be made.
The House of Commons will pay transportation costs for any candidate who must travel to an interview site in another city.