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
Statement by the Chief of the Defence Staff Regarding the Attack in Ottawa
The Chief of the Defence Staff, General Tom Lawson, issued the following statement:
Statement by the Minister of National Defence Regarding the Attacks in Ottawa
The Honourable Rob Nicholson, the Minister of National Defence, issued the following statement:
Statement by the Prime Minister of Canada in Ottawa
Prime Minister Stephen Harper today delivered the following remarks: "My fellow Canadians, for the second time this week there has been a brutal and violent attack on our soil.