March 23, 2016, OTTAWA – Rona Ambrose, Leader of the Official Opposition and interim Leader of the Conservative Party of Canada, issued the following statement today on the passing of Jim Hillyer, Conservative Member of Parliament for Medicine Hat – Cardston – Warner:
“I was deeply saddened to learn of the sudden passing of our friend and colleague, Jim Hillyer.
“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.
“On behalf of the Official Opposition and the Conservative Party of Canada, I offer my deepest condolences to Jim’s wife Livi and their children as they deal with this painful loss.”