Photo of the week
Thursday, Oct. 20, 2016
Former Alberta premier, Jim Prentice, 60, was killed in a plane crash on Oct. 13 shortly after it took off from Kelowna airport in B.C.
Mr. Prentice was a father and grandfather, and was a federal cabinet minister in various portfolios while serving as a Conservative MP for for Calgary Centre-North. A state memorial is planned for Oct. 28 in Calgary at 11 a.m. (local time). Three others were killed in the crash: Jim Kruk, the pilot; former Calgary businessman, Sheldon Reid; and Dr. Ken Gellatly, who worked as an optometrist. The Hill Times photograph by Jake Wright