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
Canada Welcomes Global Commission on Internet Governance and Chair Carl Bildt
Foreign Affairs Minister John Baird today welcomed members of the Global Commission on Internet Governance (GCIG) and Carl Bildt, former Swedish prime minister and foreign minister and current GCIG chair, to Ottawa.
Baird Comments on Iran-P5+1 Talks
Foreign Affairs Minister John Baird today issued the following statement: "Canada has long held the view that every diplomatic measure should be taken to ensure Iran never obtains the capacity to sprint to nuclear weapons capability. We appreciate the tireless efforts the members of the P5+1 have made to address concerns about Tehran's nuclear ambitions.
Baird to Deliver Remarks at Internet Governance Summit
Foreign Affairs Minister John Baird will deliver the keynote address at the Global Commission on Internet Governance's summit. The event is focused on Canada's role in the digital future.