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 Nicholson Statement on Boris Nemtsov Memorial Service
March 3, 2015 - The Honourable Rob Nicholson, P.C., Q.C., M.P. for Niagara Falls, Minister of Foreign Affairs, today issued the following statement after the memorial service for Boris Nemtsov, leading Russian opposition politician and former deputy prime minister.
Minister of Veterans Affairs consults with Veterans in Etobicoke
Government of Canada committed to supporting Veterans and their families
Harper Government Investment Supports Growth in Innovative B.C. Business
Today, the Honourable Michelle Rempel, Minister of State for Western Economic Diversification, announced $900,000 in funding to the Alacrity Foundation of British Columbia (Alacrity) to drive economic growth and facilitate United States (U.S.) investments for small- and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) in Western Canada. Specifically, this project will focus on B.C.'s technological SMEs within three sectors: wireless, clean technology and life sciences.