Archive for April, 2010

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David Anderson

April 30, 2010

David Anderson is the MP for Cypress Hills—Grasslands, Saskatchewan.  He is a member of the Conservative Party and this will be his fourth term in Parliament.

He is currently a member of the Natural Resources committee.  He is also the Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Natural Resources and for the Canadian Wheat Board.

He has been married to his wife Sheila since 1982, and has two children; Amy and Andrew.  He holds a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science and a Masters of Divinity.

He is also the Chair of the Prayer Breakfast on Parliament, including the National Prayer Breakfast which drew over a 800 people last year from all across Canada.

As we pray for him let us ask that God would continue to bless him for his willingness to serve not only his constituents, but also by uniting Christian parliamentarians in prayer.  Pray for the upcoming National Prayer Breakfast on May 11th.  Let’s pray that God would give him great wisdom and courage as he is a light for Christ in Parliament.  And let us also remember his family, and that God would bless them with unity and strength.

You can find more information about him on his official website.

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Rona Ambrose

April 29, 2010

The Honourable Rona Ambrose is the MP for Edmonton – Spruce Grove, Alberta.  A member of the Conservative party, this is her third term in parliament.

She currently serves as the Minister of Public Works and Government Service and also the Minister for the Status of Women.  She has held a number of other Cabinet posts over the last few years and is trusted as a hard-working M.P.

She is married to husband Bruce Ambrose and lives in Edmonton.  She is fluent in Portuguese & French, and has a long history of volunteering with the Edmonton Women’s Shelter.

Let’s pray that God would continue to use her as a leader and advocate  for woman’s rights in parliament.  Let’s also pray that God would give her wisdom as she oversees large responsibilities in our nation.  Also keep in prayer her husband and pray that God would continue to strengthen and bless their marriage.

You can learn more about the Hon. Rona Ambrose on her official website.

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Dean Allison

April 28, 2010

Dean Allison is the MP for Niagara West – Glanbrook, Ontario.  He is a Conservative member and this is his third term in Parliament.  Mr. Allison has a background in business and continues to take an interest in start ups and new ventures.  He has long been active in his community with various charities and social efforts.

He is currently the Chair of the Foreign Affairs and International Development Committee and thus a chair of a couple of its subcomittees as well.  He also chairs the important Liaison Committee.  These roles requires the skill of getting a multi-party group to work together for the good of our country and its relations with the rest of the world.

Please pray that he would have wisdom in his important committee positions and that God would bless his personal life.   Let’s pray that he would continue to stand for truth, while at the same time being the voice of his riding.  And pray that, in the face of adversity, he would be strengthened to stand firm.

You can learn more about Dean Allison on his official website.

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Mike Allen

April 27, 2010

Mike Allen is the MP for the  Tobique—Mactaquac riding in New Brunswick.  He is a Conservative member, and is in his second term in Parliament.

He currently serves as a member of the Fisheries and Oceans committee and the Natural Resources committee.

He holds a Bachelor of Buisness Administration and a MBA from the University of Pittsburgh.  Before entering politics he worked as a consultant with various New Brunswick companies.

He currently lives in New Brunswick with his wife Jennifer.

In praying for Mike Allen, let’s pray that his relationship to his wife would be blessed and that his travel to and from New Brunswick would be kept safe.  Also, let’s pray that he would continue to represent not only his own riding, but also Atlantic Canada and that he would be a voice for them in Ottawa.

You can learn more about Mike Allen on his official website.

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Harold Albrecht

April 26, 2010

Harold Albrecht is the M.P. for Kitchener—Conestoga in Ontario.  He is a member of the Conservative Pary and this is his second term in Parliament.

Harold serves as the Deputy Government Whip, he also is the chair for the Subcommittee on Private Members’ Business of the Standing Committee on Procedure and House Affairs, he is a member of that larger committee and is also a member of the  Scrutiny of Regulations Committee. 

Harold has been married to Betty for almost 38 years, and have 3 married children and 8 grandchildren.

As we pray for Harold, let us remember good health and strength for him and his family as he serves this term and as he represents his constituency within the Kitchener—Conestoga area. With the responsibility of Deputy Government Whip, pray that great wisdom and understanding would be upon him, and that the passion to serve and make a difference for this country would be strong upon his heart.  As a well-known committed Christian he has the opportunity to be a strong light to others as he walks in the Spirit of Christ.

You can learn more about Harold Albrecht on his official website.

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Malcolm Allen

April 25, 2010

Malcolm Allen is an M.P. for Welland in Ontario.  He is a member of the NDP and this is his first term.

Malcolm is a Associate Member of Agriculture and Agri-Food, Fisheries and Oceans, Health,  Human Resources, Skills and Social Development and the Status of Persons with Disabilities, International Trade, and Public Accounts.

 Malcolm Allen is married to Peggy Allen and they have three children.

As we pray for Malcolm today let us thank God for the position he has given him to be able to be the voice for the people in his constituency. Let us pray that as he serves diligently in Parliament, physical well being and rest would fall upon him in times of need and that God would give wisdom in the areas of his family, friends, and colleagues.

You can learn more about Malcolm Allen at his official website.

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Leona Aglukkaq

April 24, 2010

The Honourable Leona Aglukkaq is the  M.P. for Nunavut and she sits as a member of the Conservative Caucus.  This is her first term in Parliament.  Leona serves as the Minister of Health and is the first Inuk in Canadian history to be appointed to the Cabinet of Canada.

Mrs. Aglukkaq resides in Gjoa Haven and Iqaluit, Nunavut, with her husband Robert and their son.

As we pray for Leona, pray that wisdom and strength would be upon her as she represents Nunavut, the North and every need of her constituency. Also pray for mental and physical rest, as she has many miles to travel. That the Lord would bless her and her family in every area, and that she would make great connections with her parliamentary colleagues.  She has a very important portfolio that requires great wisdom.  Pray for the heavenly wisdom that comes from above to be revealed to her daily.

You can learn more about Ms. Aglukkaq on her personal website.