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.
Government of Canada News
Statement Regarding Sergeant Nanson's Home Modifications
Major General (Retired) Mike Ward, Associate Director General of Morale and Welfare Services issued the following statement:
Media Advisory - Arborg, Manitoba
Members of the media are invited to attend an important infrastructure announcement with James Bezan, Member of Parliament for Selkirk-Interlake, on behalf of the Honourable Denis Lebel, Minister of Infrastructure, Communities and Intergovernmental Affairs, and Minister of the Economic Development Agency of Canada for the Regions of Quebec; the Honourable Thomas Nevakshonoff, Minister of Conservation and Water Stewardship and MLA of Interlake; and Harold Foster, Reeve of Bifrost-Riverton.
Media Advisory - Kamloops, British Columbia
Members of the media are invited to attend an important infrastructure funding announcement. Participating government representatives include Cathy McLeod, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Health and for Western Economic Diversification, and Member of Parliament for Kamloops-Thompson-Cariboo, on behalf of the Honourable Denis Lebel, Minister of Infrastructure, Communities and Intergovernmental Affairs, and Minister of the Economic Development Agency of Canada for the Regions of Quebec; the Honourable Terry Lake, Minister of Health for BC and MLA for Kamloops-North Thompson; the Honourable Todd Stone, Minister of Transportation and Infrastructure for BC and MLA for Kamloops-South Thompson; Peter Milobar, Mayor of Kamloops, and Mel Rothenburger, Director of Electoral Area "P" (Rivers and the Peaks) for the Thompson-Nicola Regional District.