Premier Rachel Notley issued the following statement on the death of Conservative Party of Canada MP Jim Hillyer:
“I’m deeply saddened to hear of the passing of southern Alberta MP Jim Hillyer. My heart goes out to his community today, especially to his wife and four children.
“A proud Albertan, Mr. Hillyer was an enthusiastic and hard-working advocate for his constituents in the riding of Medicine Hat-Cardston-Warner, and a dedicated public servant.
“On behalf of all Albertans, I offer my condolences to Mr. Hillyer’s family, friends, constituents and caucus colleagues. Public service is a noble calling, and Mr. Hillyer will be greatly missed.”