Archive for October, 2012

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David Christopherson

October 31, 2012

Mr. Christopherson is a member of the NDP party, serving the constituency of  Hamilton-Centre, since 2004. Prior to his election, he was elected to the Ontario Legislature in 1990, re-elected in 1995 and 1999. He also served as Solicitor General in the Ontario government.

Currently he is the Chair of the Public Accounts committee, as well as Vice-Chair for the Liason committee. He is also a member and associate member of a number of other governmental committees.

Please pray that there would be a culture of co-operation and honour within all parties.

 

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Michael Chong

October 28, 2012

Mr. Chong is a member of the Conservative party, serving the constituency of Wellington-Halton Hills, since 2004. He grew up from just outside of Fergus in Wellington County, Ontario, where he still lives with his family. Michael is married to Carrie Davidson and together, they have three sons. He attended the Trinity College at the University of Toronto, where he obtained a degree in philosophy.

Prior to entering politics, he acted as Chief Information Officer for the National Hockey League Players’
Association and as a senior technology consultant to the Greater Toronto Airports. Mr. Chong currently serves as chair of the Official Language committee, and also serves as a member and associate member on various other Governmental committees.

Please pray that he pursue meaningful time with his family, which brings stability at home and at work.

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Maria Chaput

October 24, 2012

Senator Chaput is a representative of the Liberal party, serving the designation of Manitoba, she is the first Franco-Manitoban woman to sit in the Senate. Senator Chaput, attended the University of Saskatchewan and the Collège Universitaire de Saint-Boniface & has two children.

For over 30 years, Ms. Chaput has been a prominent leader in the French-Canadian community and has received a number of distinctions for her exemplary community involvement. She currently sits on the Legal and Constitutional Affairs Senate Committee, The  National Finance Committee and is the Chair of the Official Languages  Committee.

Please pray that there would be a culture of co-operation and honour within all parties.

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Andree Champagne

October 23, 2012

Senator Champagne is a representative of the Conservative party, serving the designation of Grandville. An accomplished actress and pianist, she is a mother of two, and a grandmother. Prio to entering politics, Senator Champagne served on the Board of  Directors for l’Institut québécois du cinéma and was Vice-President and General  Secretary of l’Union des artistes.

Senator Champagne has a distinguished political career including her election by the House of Commons to the position  of Assistant Deputy Chair of Committees of the Whole in 1986, followed by her  appointment as Deputy Speaker – the first woman to ever hold this office in  Canada.

Please pray that she be encouraged to live a lifestyle that promotes good health and endurance.

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Andrew Cash

October 21, 2012

Mr. Cash is a newly elected member of the NDP party, serving the constituency of Davenport, Ontario. He was born in Scarborough, Ontario. Prior to his election, he worked as a journalist for NOW magazine covering a wide range of urban political issues. He is also a Juno award-winning singer/songwriter.

He is the Deputy Critic for Canadian Heritage and sits on the Standing Committee for Canadian Heritage. In addition Mr. Cash is also a member and associate member  on a number of other governmental committees.

Please pray that he receives Godly counsel to help him in reaching his full potential.

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Claude Carignan

October 12, 2012

Senator Carignan is a representative of the Conservative party, serving the designation of  Mile Isles, Quebec. He is a native of Champlain, in Mauricie, is married to lawyer  Brigitte Binette and together they have three children. He holds a law degree from the Université de  Sherbrooke and a graduate degree in administrative law from the Université de  Montréal. Senator Carignan specializes in civil litigation, labour relations, and health and  social services law.

Deeply involved in the community, Claude Carignan has helped promote numerous  charitable causes, sat on the boards of several social agencies in his region  and created the Fondation Élite Saint-Eustache, which helps talented young  people in his community. He currently serves on the Internal Economy, Budgets and Administration Committee as well as the Standing Senate Committee on  Rules, Procedures and the Rights of Parliament.

Please pray that he would be known for his humility, which invites God’s great grace and protects from price.

 

 

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Larry Campbell

October 10, 2012

Senator Campbell is a representative of the Liberal party, serving the designation of  British Columbia.  He was raised in Brantford, Ontario, he holds a Master’s Degree in Business Administration (MBA) from City University
in Vancouver. He began his work career, first as a steelworker in Hamilton, then he began his career with the RCMP drug squad. With more than twelve years experience with the RCMP, Campbell transitioned into death investigation, establishing Vancouver’s first District Coroner’s Office, becoming the Chief Coroner for British Columbia in 1996.

Senator Campbell was appointed to the Senate of Canada by Prime Minister Paul Martin.  As a Senator, he has continued his work on drug policy, mental health, and aboriginal issues. He currently is a member of the Senate Standing Committees on Aboriginal Peoples and Internal Economy, Budgets and Administration.

Please pray that there would be a culture of co-operation and honour within all parties.