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 of State Bal Gosal and Member of Parliament Mike Wallace to Attend FIFA Women's World Cup Warm-Up Match to Launch UNICEF #HighFiveIt Campaign
May 28, 2015 - The Honourable Bal Gosal, Minister of State (Sport) and Mike Wallace, Member of Parliament for Burlington, will launch UNICEF's #HighFiveIt campaign during half time at the Canada vs. England international exhibition soccer match in Hamilton, Ontario, on behalf of the Honourable Christian Paradis, Minister of International Development and La Francophonie. The game is a warm-up for the FIFA 2015 Women's World Cup.
Minister Michelle Rempel to Announce Support for Micro- and Nano-Coated Sector
On Friday, May 29, members of the media are invited to attend an important event with the Honourable Michelle Rempel, Minister of State for Western Economic Diversification, who will make an announcement to support the commercialization of micro- and nano-coated products.
Minister Ambrose Launches Video Testimonials on Prescription Drug Abuse
The Honourable Rona Ambrose, Minister of Health, today unveiled four promotional videos featuring personal stories from Canadians directly affected by prescription drug abuse. As part of the federal approach to combatting prescription drug abuse, these powerful videos aim to increase awareness of the effects of prescription drug abuse on the lives of youth and their families. Each video reflects the real life story of Canadians and the impact of prescription drug abuse on their family, and through a series of powerful images and testimonials, they tell the story of addiction; its consequences, treatment, and recovery.