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
Funeral service for Corporal Nathan Cirillo
The military funeral of Corporal Nathan Cirillo will take place on Tuesday, October 28, 2014, at Christ's Church Cathedral in Hamilton.
Minister Valcourt Announces Completion of New Armoury in Edmundston, New Brunswick
Today, the Honourable Bernard Valcourt, Minister of Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development Canada, on behalf of the Honourable Rob Nicholson, Minister of National Defence, attended an opening ceremony for the new Edmundston Armoury in Edmundston, New Brunswick.
New Canadian Forces Armoury in Edmundston
The new armoury is being named the "Master Corporal Charles (Chuck) Michaud Armoury." Master Corporal Michaud, a native of Edmundston, New Brunswick, died on July 4, 2009, from injuries sustained in an improvised explosive device incident that occurred in Panjway District, Afghanistan, on June 23 of that year.