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Conservative MP for Lethbridge (Alberta)

Won his last election, in 2011, with 56.50% of the vote.

A week ago

Voted Yes on Vote #342 on Bill C-2 Amend the Controlled Drugs and Substances

Voted Yes on Vote #341 on Bill C-586 Amend the Canada Elections Act and the Parliament of Canada Act (candidacy and caucus reforms)

Voted No on Vote #340 That ( a) the House recognize that (i) the Supreme Court of Canada ruled that the prohibition on ...

Spoke at the Canadian Heritage committee on Review of the Canadian Feature Film Industry Maybe growing up or even as a younger adult you don't really pay attention to whether something is Canadian content or not. You don't notice that ...

Voted Yes on Vote #339 on Bill C-32 Enact the Canadian Victims Bill of Rights and to amend certain Acts

Voted Yes on Vote #338 on Bill C-51 Enact the Security of Canada Information Sharing Act and the Secure Air Travel Act, to ...

A month ago

Spoke at the Canadian Heritage committee on Bill S-218, An Act respecting National Fiddling Day I thank you for coming, both of you. Alexander, thank you for letting me play your fiddle. I was the only kid in my town who ...

Spoke in the House on Mental Health Mr. Speaker, many people who are living with a mental illness report that the negative stereotypes about mental illness cause them more suffering than the illness ...

Spoke at the Subcommittee on International Human Rights committee on Aftermath of the Rwandan Crisis Okay. Thank you for coming. This is my first day on this new subcommittee, and I know that the focus of this study has been on ...

Two months ago

Mentioned by Lethbridge Herald Hillyer bill targets repeat offenders Tougher laws are needed for repeat offenders, says Lethbridge MP Jim Hillyer. In a private member's bill before Parliament, he's calling for a new law punishing anyone who violates conditions attached to an order of conditional release. His bill recently ...

Three months ago

Mentioned by Lethbridge Herald Sorry state of (veterans') affairs MP Jim Hillyer, (Herald, Dec 5), through his Edmonton colleague Laurie Hawn attempted to “clarify [the] issue of veterans' funding.” Hawn and Hillyer, apparently believe the line fed to them by the spin doctors in the PMO that the “outcry over lapsed funds at ...

Spoke in the House on Criminal Code moved for leave to introduce Bill C-616, An Act to amend the Criminal Code and the Corrections and Conditional Release Act (failure to comply with a ...

Introduced legislation Private member's bill C-644 An Act to amend the Criminal Code and the Corrections and Conditional Release Act (failure to comply with a condition)

Spoke in the House on Economic Action Plan 2014 Act, No. 2 Mr. Speaker, before question period I got into some of the benefits that are being provided to seniors through this budget. We have also reviewed some ...

Spoke at the Government Operations committee on Departmental Performance Reports for 2013-2014 and Supplementary Estimates (B) 2014-2015: Vote 1b ... Okay. In the opening remarks we heard about accommodation requirements for crown-owned buildings and the accommodation portfolio, departments' existing fit-up budget, and about how the fit-up ...

Spoke at the Canadian Heritage committee on Supplementary Estimates (B) 2014-15: Vote 1b under CANADA COUNCIL FOR THE ARTS, ... Thank you for coming today. I wanted to ask you about the request for a new transfer for aboriginal language rights. It's the transfer from vote ...

More than three months ago

Spoke at the Government Operations committee on Departmental Performance Reports for 2013-2014 and Supplementary Estimates (B) 2014-2015: Vote 1b ... On page 10 of your slides, it talks about the incentive for provinces to eliminate taxes on capital. I assume that means that if the provinces ...

Posted on Twitter Shout out to @lethsymphony during intntl symphony week. Southern Alberta is lucky to have this world class ensemble http://t.co/hATvh5Z0sF

Posted on Twitter Colbert pays tribute to the Sergeant at Arms: http://t.co/jhHsNaKCpn

Mentioned by Lethbridge Herald Harder captures Lethbridge Conservative nomination Rachael Harder has emerged victorious as the Conservative candidate voted to replace current MP Jim Hillyer and represent the Lethbridge riding in the next federal election. Harder beat out Paul Arthur, Alex Hann and Doug McArthur for the spot in the ...

Mentioned by Lethbridge Herald Conservatives to nominate candidate today Lethbridge residents could very well be selecting a new Member of Parliament today. The local Conservative Party of Canada association holds its nomination vote today to select a Conservative candidate to represent this riding in the next federal election. With current Lethbridge MP Jim Hillyer set to represent Medicine Hat in the next election, Lethbridge will have a new Conservative candidate for the newly redrawn riding, which no longer incorporates towns such as Raymond and Magrath. Those southern Alberta ...

Spoke in the House on Petitions Mr. Speaker, I have signed petitions calling upon Parliament to consider the purchase of sex a criminal offence and for pimps and madams not to be ...

Spoke in the House on Petitions Mr. Speaker, I would like to present a petition with dozens of signatures from people who are calling upon Parliament to legislate that it be a ...

Mentioned by Lethbridge Herald Tragedy shakes southern Albertans While Lethbridge MP Jim Hillyer was not among the MPs on Parliament Hill at the time of the shooting he expressed his shock and sadness with the tragedy that claimed the life of a member of the Canadian Armed Forces. “A terrible incident has occurred in ...

Mentioned by Lethbridge Herald MP Jim Hillyer not on Parliament Hill at time of shooting By Lethbridge Herald on October 22, 2014. Lethbridge MP Jim Hillyer was not among the MPs on Parliament Hill this morning, who dealt with the aftermath of a shooting incident. Hillyer released a statement early this afternoon regarding the shootings, which ...

Spoke in the House on Property Rights Mr. Speaker, property rights should be included in the Charter of Rights and Freedoms. Unfortunately any attempts to amend the Constitution through the general amending formula ...

Spoke in the House on Immigration Mr. Speaker, last night one of my staff, Colleen Valin, was honoured by the communities she serves, at the annual immigrant achievement awards. Remarkably, she is ...

Spoke in the House on Petitions Mr. Speaker, I have several hundred signatures on this petition, which calls upon the government and Parliament to criminalize the purchase of sex with a woman, ...

Spoke at the Government Operations committee on Study on the Government's Open Data Practices If you don't want to stretch the definition of open data, I don't expect you to call it something...but what were you doing that's changed now ...

Spoke at the Canadian Heritage committee on Review of the Canadian Music Industry Thank you very much. I want to talk more about your thoughts about changing how the Canada Music Fund is divided. It's divided into four components: ...