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Hon. Jay Hill
Hon. Jay Hill

Jay D. Hill, PC, MP, (born December 27, 1952, in Fort St. John, British Columbia) is a Canadian politician and member of the Conservative Party of Canada. He has been the Member of Parliament for the riding of Prince George—Peace River since 1993 and is the Chief Government Whip in the Canadian House of Commons. Image File history File linksMetadata Jayhill. ... The Privy Council Office as it appeared in the 1880s The Queens Privy Council for Canada (French: Conseil privé de la Reine pour le Canada) is the ceremonial council of advisers to the Queen of Canada, whose members are appointed by the Governor General of Canada for life on... December 27 is the 361st day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... 1952 (MCMLII) was a Leap year starting on Tuesday (link will take you to calendar). ... Fort Saint John (more common spelling Fort St. ... The Conservative Party of Canada (French: Parti conservateur du Canada), colloquially known as the Tories, is a right-of-centre political party in Canada, formed by the merger of the Canadian Alliance and the Progressive Conservative Party of Canada in December 2003. ... Prince George—Peace River is a federal electoral district represented in the Canadian House of Commons, and located in the province of British Columbia. ... 1993 (MCMXCIII in Roman) was a common year starting on Friday of the Gregorian calendar and marked the Beginning of the International Decade to Combat Racism and Racial Discrimination (1993-2003). ... In politics, a whip is a member of a political party in a legislature whose task is to ensure that members of the party attend and vote as the party leadership desires. ... The House of Commons (French: Chambre des communes) is a component of the Parliament of Canada, along with the Sovereign (represented by the Governor General) and the Senate. ...


Before entering politics, Hill had served as the president of the B.C. Grain Producers Association, and as the Director for Grain with the B.C. Federation of Agriculture.


As an elected member of the Parliament of Canada since 1993, Hill has generally voted along official party lines. He is notably against the legalization of same-sex marriage in Canada. He has also opposed changes to divorce laws that would reduce the amount of time divorced fathers spend with their children, and has attempted to help refugees get admitted to Canada. Additionally, Hill has called for an inquiry into CSIS' role in the 1985 Air India bombing. Generally, he is viewed as a right wing Conservative, he has repeatedly called all Government Surplus's overtaxation. The Parliament of Canada (French: Parlement du Canada) is Canadas legislative branch, seated at Parliament Hill in Ottawa, Ontario. ... Same-sex marriage was legalized across Canada by the Civil Marriage Act enacted on July 20, 2005. ... The letters CSIS can stand for several things. ... This article is about the year. ... Air India Flight 182 was a Boeing 747 that exploded on June 23, 1985 while at an altitude of 31,000 feet (9500 m) above the Atlantic Ocean, south of Ireland; all 329 on board were killed, of whom eighty two were children and 280 were Canadian citizens. ... Surplus means the quantity left over, after conducting an activity; the quantity which has not been used up, and can refer to: budget surplus, the opposite of a budget deficit economic surplus Surplus product or surplus value in Marxian economics physical surplus in the economic theory of Piero Sraffa Operating... A tax is a compulsory charge or other levy imposed on an individual or a legal entity by a state or a functional equivalent of a state (e. ...


Hill was one of seven Canadian Alliance MP's ejected from caucus for questioning the abilities of then-leader Stockwell Day. The Canadian Alliance (in full, the Canadian Reform Conservative Alliance) was a Canadian right-of-centre conservative political party that existed from 2000 to 2003. ... Hon. ...


Hill has served in various roles for his party, including Chief Whip as well as the opposition critic for national defence, transport and justice ministeries. He is the only MP to have served as Whip for two different parties. The Chief Whip is a political office in some legislatures assigned to an elected member whose task is to administer the whipping system that ensures that members of the party attend and vote as the party leadership desires. ...


One of Hill's private members bills will be incorporated into the latest federal budget. His bill called for tax breaks for couples who adopt children.


In 1999, Hill was accused of making a racist remark, or at the very least an insensitive and ill thought-out comment, to black Parliamentarian Gordon Earle [1]. Gordon S. Earle (born February 27, 1943) in Halifax, Nova Scotia. ...


On February 6, 2006, Hill was made a privy councillor (giving him the style "The Honourable" and postnomial "PC" for life) and the Chief Government Whip, a critical position in the minority Conservative government. The Privy Council Office as it appeared in the 1880s The Queens Privy Council for Canada (French: Conseil privé de la Reine pour le Canada) is the ceremonial council of advisers to the Queen of Canada, whose members are appointed by the Governor General of Canada for life on...


External links

  • Official site
  • Testimonial from his short experience with the Canadian navy
  • News brief on his 'chains' remark

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Jay Hill, MP (440 words)
Hill (Prince George—Peace River) — On or after Tuesday, October 19, 2004 — That, in the opinion of this House, the government should recognize the first Sunday preceding Thanksgiving as a national day of prayer followed by a week of prayer of thanksgiving for all the benefits God has granted us as a nation.
Hill (Prince George— Peace River) — On or after Tuesday, October 19, 2004 — That, in the opinion of this House, the government should undertake a study to examine the impacts of gambling on society.
Hill (Prince George—Peace River) — On or after Tuesday, October 19, 2004 — That, in the opinion of this House, it should be unlawful for uniforms, insignia and decorations of the Canadian Armed Forces to be worn by those not authorized to do so, or worn or displayed in a disrespectful or demeaning manner.
Jay Hill - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (385 words)
Jay D. Hill, PC, MP, (born December 27, 1952, in Fort St. John, British Columbia) is a Canadian politician and member of the Conservative Party of Canada.
Hill has served in various roles for his party, including Chief Whip as well as the opposition critic for national defence, transport and justice ministeries.
On February 6, 2006, Hill was made a privy councillor (giving him the style "The Honourable" and postnomial "PC" for life) and the Chief Government Whip, a critical position in the minority Conservative government.
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