The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, issued the following statement today on the death of Jim Hillyer, Member of Parliament for Medicine Hat-Cardston-Warner:
“It was with great sorrow that I learned today of the death of Jim Hillyer, the Member of Parliament for Medicine Hat-Cardston-Warner.
“On behalf of all Canadians, Sophie and I would like to express our deepest condolences to his wife Livi, their four children, and his friends and colleagues.
“The parliamentary community is a tight-knit one, and I want to say how much of a privilege it has been to serve with Jim. I know he will be greatly missed on the Hill and in his constituency.
“Our thoughts and prayers are with his loved ones as they grieve this very sudden loss. We will provide any support they need during this incredibly difficult time.”