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
Minister Carr Meets With Alberta Energy Minister, Energy and Environmental Stakeholders in Calgary
The Honourable Jim Carr, Minister of Natural Resources, today met with Alberta Energy Minister Margaret McCuaig-Boyd and energy and environmental stakeholders in Calgary to discuss economic and environmental issues affecting the oil and gas sector, including lower oil prices, infrastructure development and access to markets. He outlined the Government's commitments to grow the economy and protect the environment while investing in clean technologies to develop Canada's natural resource sectors and create good jobs for Canadians.
International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women (November 25, 2015)
November 25 is the United Nations International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women. It also marks the first of 16 days of activism against gender violence.
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