Archive for December, 2011

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Hon. Marjory LeBreton

December 23, 2011

The Honourable Marjory LeBreton was appointed to the Senate to represent Ontario in 1993 and is a member of the Conservative Caucus.  She is the Leader of the Government in the Senate, which is a position equivalent to the Prime Minister in the Lower House.  She is also a member of  Stephen Harper’s Cabinet holding the post of Secretary of State for Seniors.

Ms. LeBreton was born and educated in Ottawa and served as a key organizer in the Progressive Conservative Party for over 30 years.

Marjory LeBreton is the mother of two and grandmother of 5.

Let us pray for Ms. LeBreton with her very heavy responsibilites in the Senate and in the Cabinet, that she would have a wisdom that comes from above.  May the Lord give her strength and health to be a great influence for good in our nation.

You can learn much more about Ms. LeBreton on her official website.

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Helene LeBlanc

December 22, 2011

Ms. Helene LeBlanc is in her first term as an NDP member for Laurier-Sainte-Marie, Quebec.

Helene has a Bachelor’s degree in education from the University of Ottawa and a Bachelor of Science degree in agriculture and environment from McGill University. Ms. LeBlanc is the NDP critic of Science and Technology and is a member on Industry, Science and Technology.

Let us pray that Helene, in the midst of all the busyness on the Hill, would be able to find time to rest. Pray that as she carries out her duties, she will have the strength to do so well. May she be blessed with much grace and wisdom.

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December 21, 2011

The Hon. Dominic LeBlanc  is the Federal Liberal representative for the riding of Beausejour in the province of New Brunswick. Mr. LeBlanc was first elected into office in 2000 and has held that seat for the past four elections. He is the son of the late Governor General Romeo LeBlanc. He currently serves on the Foreign Affairs and International Development Committee as the Vice-Chair.

Mr. LeBlanc received a B.A. in political science from the University of Toronto (Trinity College), his Bachelor of Laws from the University of New Brunswick, and then attended Harvard Law School, where he obtained his Masters of Law.  Prior to his election to the House of Commons, Mr. LeBlanc was a Barrister and Solicitor in Shediac and Moncton. From 1993-1996, Mr. LeBlanc was a Special Advisor to the Liberal Prime Minister of Canada.

Mr. LeBlanc is married to Jolène Richard who is a New Brunswick provincial court judge.  Please pray for them.  They are considered a “power couple”, very intelligent and holding amazing positions of influence in our nation.  Pray that the Lord would protect their marriage and relationship and that they would have many years of joy together.

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Jean-Francois Larose

December 16, 2011

 

 

 

 

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Hon. Daniel Lang

December 13, 2011

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The Honourable Daniel Lang was appointed to the Senate at the beginning of 2009 to represent the territory of Yukon.  Born in Dawson City, B.C. he has lived for over 50 years in Whitehorse where he has served in territorial government positions over 18 years in various ministries.

Mr. Lang currently sits on the Senate Committees on Legal and Constitutional Affairs, and National Security and Defence.

His life partner is  Valerie Hodgson, a local artist.

Let us pray for Mr. Lang as he seeks to be a voice for Yukoners in our Parliament.  May the Lord give him wisdom and the health and strength he needs for the regular commuting back and forth from such a great distance.

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Hon. Noel Kinsella

December 9, 2011

The Hon. Noel A Kinsella is the 46th Speaker of the Senate of Canada, a position he was appointed by P.M. Stephen Harper in 2006.  Dr. Kinsella was originally appointed to the Senate to represent New Brunswick back in 1990 and sits as a member of the Conservative caucus.

Dr. Kinsella spent 41 years as a faculty member at St. Thomas University, Fredericton, N.B. where he has taught psychology, philosophy and human rights.  He was also the Chairperson of the New Brunswick Human Rights Commission for 22 years, beginning in 1967, as President of the Canadian Human Rights Foundation, and is well-known nationally and internationally as a human rights advocate.

Dr. Kinsella along with his large responsibilities as Speaker of the Senate also sits on the Committee for Internal Economy, Budgets and Administration.

He is married to Ann Conley Kinsella.

Let us pray for Noel Kinsella that he might have wisdom from above to perform his very important work on Parliament Hill.  May the Lord use him to reform our Human Rights tribunal system and be a great resource to other nations.

You can learn more about the Honourable Dr. Kinsella on his official website.

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Hon. Colin Kenny

December 6, 2011

The Honourable Colin Kenny was appointed to the Senate in 1984 by the Right Honourable Pierre Trudeau, representing the Province of Ontario. Mr. Kenny is a member of the Liberal Party of Canada.

Before becoming a senator, Mr. Kenny worked for Prime Minister Pierre Trudeau in a number of positions including Special Assistant, Director of Operations, Policy Advisor and Assistant Principal Secretary.

He has been widely published on many issues like, for a few examples, defence policy, Canada’s involvement in Afghanistan, and aviation, port, and border security.

As he has much influence in our government, let’s pray that Mr. Kenny will be given great support from his office staff as well as his colleagues. Pray, too, that he would make integral and wise decisions and judgements and that he will be granted grace to do his job well.

To learn more about Colin Kenny, please visit his personal website.