Jim Hillyer, Alberta Conservative MP, Dead At 41

Jim Hillyer, Conservative MP, Dead At The Age Of 41

Conservative MP Jim Hillyer has died at the age of 41.

The news was confirmed by interim Conservative Leader Rona Ambrose Wednesday morning.

“I was deeply saddened to learn of the sudden passing of our friend and colleague, Jim Hillyer,” Ambrose said in a statement.

“Jim was a valued and hardworking member of the Conservative team, and a passionate advocate for those he represented. More than that, he was a dedicated husband and father, and a man of strong faith and conviction. I pray that his and his family’s faith will help them through this very difficult time.

Alberta Conservative MP Jim Hillyer leaves the Centre Block on Parliament Hill in Ottawa on Thursday, May 19, 2011. (Photo: Sean Kilpatrick/CP)
Alberta Conservative MP Jim Hillyer leaves the Centre Block on Parliament Hill in Ottawa on Thursday, May 19, 2011. (Photo: Sean Kilpatrick/CP)

First elected in 2011, Hillyer, the MP for the Alberta riding of Medicine Hat—Cardston—Warner leaves behind a wife, Livi, and four children.

Courtesy of Huffington Post Canada by Ryan Maloney 

 

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