Be it resolved that the Travers Debates is a must-attend event on the political social calendar

Forget Question Period or budget debates on ways and means motions. On May 17, parliamentarians, journalists, lobbyists and public servants will throw decorum out the window and take in a unique and fun-filled night of uncivilized banter over thought-provoking topics, all for a good cause.

Travers Debates honorary co-chairs former Liberal cabinet minister John Manley and former Conservative cabinet minister and journalist Peter Kent, pictured at the 2013 debate.P&I photograph by Jake Wright

PUBLISHED :Wednesday, April 20, 2016 12:00 AM