Meet Jim Hillyer, M.P.
Stirling native and Raymond resident Jim Hillyer was elected as the federal representative for the Lethbridge riding on May 2, 2011.A business consultant, educator and entrepreneur, MP Hillyer holds a B.A Philosophy and an M.A. Political Economy.During the first session of the 41st Parliament, Jim was assigned to the Standing Committee on Canadian Heritage and the Standing Joint Committee on the Library of Parliament. On February 6, 2012 he was re-assigned from the latter committee to the Standing Joint Committee on Scrutiny of Regulations (REGS). As of January 31, 2014, Jim contiues to serve on the Standing Committee on Canadian Heritage (CHPC) and has been reassigned to the Standing Committee on Government Operations and Estimates (OGGO).
Jim is married to Livi, the couple has four children: London, Taylor, Nation and Asia.
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Supporting the 2014 Skate Canada International Grand Prix of Figure Skating
Skate Canada receives Government of Canada funding to host the 2014 Skate Canada International Grand Prix of Figure Skating
Statement from Minister Blaney
The Honourable Steven Blaney, Minister of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness, issued the following statement in reaction to the sentence rendered by the Court of Queen's Bench in New Brunswick.
Media Availability with Minister of Health Rona Ambrose on Ebola
Earlier today, the Department of Foreign Affairs issued an updated travel advisory for the affected regions. We continue to advise Canadians against all nonessential travel to Sierra Leone, Guinea and Liberia.