Tory MP Hillyer a fighter, passionate advocate, ‘Parliament is better for having had Jim serve it,’ says Ambrose
'His youth, and the suddenness of his passing have blanketed the Hill with a weighty sadness today and I know that this heaviness will remain for quite some time,' says Prime Minister Justin Trudeau.
Conservative MP Jim Hillyer was first elected in 2011. He died March 23. He was 41.The Hill Times photograph by Jake Wright
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