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Conservative MP for Lethbridge (Alberta)

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

This week

Voted Yes on Vote #283 on Bill C-608 Respecting a National Day of the Midwife

Voted Yes on Vote #282 That the First Report of the Standing Committee on Agriculture and Agri-Food, presented on Thursday, March 27, 2014, ...

Voted Yes on Vote #281 That the motion be amended by deleting all the words after the word "That" and substituting the following: ...

Voted No on Vote #280 That the amendment be amended by adding after the word "negociated" the following: "and the Committee only report ...

Voted Yes on Vote #279 on Bill C-18 Amend certain Acts relating to agriculture and agri-food

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

Two weeks ago

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

Three weeks ago

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 ...

A month ago

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 ...

Mentioned by Sunny South News ** NEWS ALERT** Parliament Hill security breach Following up on the numerous media requests for statements from Jim Hillyer, MP Lethbridge regarding the tragic incident at the Canadian War Memorial, which claimed the life of a member of the Canadian Armed Forces today, and an ongoing security ...

Two months ago

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 ...

Mentioned by Lethbridge Herald Tories expected to select who will run in Hillyer's place in Nov.1 vote Lethbridge businessman Doug McArthur, the first to challenge incumbent Jim Hillyer, says he's been told party officials in Ottawa expect the Lethbridge candidate will be named Nov. 1. If that date is confirmed, he said Thursday, nomination papers would likely ...

More than three months ago

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 in the House on Protection of Communities and Exploited Persons Act Mr. Speaker, I have a couple of concerns about the opposition to the bill. A lot of the opposition is based on the assumption that the ...

Spoke in the House on Divorce Act Mr. Speaker, I am speaking in support of Bill C-560, which is the bill to amend the Divorce Act to make equal shared parenting arrangements for ...

Spoke in the House on Extension of Sitting Hours Mr. Speaker, the member of Parliament for the past 20 minutes has talked about all the work that the NDP does through talking. In that same ...

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: ...

Spoke at the Government Operations committee on Study on the Government's Open Data Practices Thank you. As much as I've appreciated a lot of the vision and the recommendations on where the federal government can better provide data and make ...

Spoke at the Canadian Heritage committee on Review of the Canadian Music Industry I guess that, as we said, we're in a transition period. In the good old days.... We have a culture of fiddle music. A senator is ...

Spoke at the Government Operations committee on Study on the Government's Open Data Practices, Main Estimates 2014-15: Vote 1 ... In terms of these hackathons and open-sourceathons, etc., I think you're right that we can trust people to make up stuff. We don't have to push ...

Spoke at the Government Operations committee on Main Estimates 2014-15: Vote 1 under CANADA SCHOOL OF PUBLIC SERVICE, Vote ... I'm from southern Alberta and I meet with a lot of constituents before the budget. Every year I consult with constituents. After I meet with the ...

Spoke at the Canadian Heritage committee on Bill C-501, An Act respecting a National Hunting, Trapping and Fishing Heritage ... I want to ask the question in a different way. I think you've addressed well how this can increase people's awareness and understanding of the importance ...

Spoke at the Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development committee on Bill C-15, An Act to replace the Northwest Territories Act to implement ... Thank you very much. I just want to follow up a little bit about consultation in general. I hope not to come across as being cynical. ...