Archive for December, 2013


John McCallum

December 19, 2013

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Mr. McCallum is a member of the Liberal Party serving the constituency of  Markhan-Unionville, Ontario since 2000.  Prior to entering politics, he was senior vice-president and chief economist of the Royal Bank of Canada between 1994 and 2000.  Prior to that he worked as a professor of economics at McGill University (1987-94), Université du Québec à Montréal (1982-87), Simon Fraser University (1978-82), and the University of Manitoba (1976-78). Prior to joining the Royal Bank, he was dean of the faculty of arts at McGill University. A native of Montreal, Mr. McCallum obtained a bachelor of arts from Cambridge University, a diplôme d’études supérieures from Université de Paris and a doctorate in economics from McGill University . Mr. McCallum and his wife, Nancy Lim, have three sons.

He currently serves as the Vice-Chair and member  on Standing Committee for Citizenship & Immigration. He also serves as a member on the Finance committee.

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


Elizabeth May

December 17, 2013

Ms. May is a member of the Green Party, serving the constituency of Saanich—Gulf Islands, British Columbia, since 2011.  She is a graduate of Dalhousie Law School and was admitted to the Bar in both Nova Scotia and Ontario. She has held the position of Associate General Counsel for the Public Interest Advocacy Centre, representing consumer, poverty and environment groups from 1985-86. She has worked extensively with indigenous people s internationally, particularly in the Amazon, as well as with Canadian First Nations.

Please pray that she be encouraged in her role and that the motives behind any decision, would not feed selfish ambition, but will be for the good of the whole nation.


Irene Mathyssen

December 16, 2013

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Ms.Mathyseen is a member of the NDP party. serving the constituency of London- Fanshawe since 2006. She was born in London, Ontario and worked as a teacher, as well as an activist in her community.  She holds a Bachelor of Arts and a Bachelor of Education degree from the University of Western Ontario.

She currently serves as a member  of the Canadian Heritage committee, as well as the committee on Violence against Indigenous Women.  She also serves as an associate member on other governmental committees, such as Veterans Affairs and the Status of Women

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


Brian Masse

December 15, 2013

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Mr. Masse is a member of the NDP caucus, serving the constituency of Windsor West since 2002. Prior to entering politics he was employed as the Youth Coordinator for the Multicultural Council of Windsor and Essex County and also as an Employment Specialist at the Association for Persons with Physical Disabilities of Windsor and Essex.  He is a graduate of Wilfrid Laurier University with a Bachelor’s degree in Sociology (Hon) and has completed the course work toward a Master’s. He and his wife Terry Chow have two children. 

He currently serves as a member of the International Trade, as well as an associate member of the committee on Industry, Science & Technology, Finance and Scrutiny of Regulations committee.

Please pray for wise & Godly counselors to help him in reaching  his  full potential. 


Pat Martin

December 14, 2013

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Mr. Martin is a member of the NDP opposition party and serves the Winnipeg Centre constituency. He was born in Winnipeg, Manitoba and prior to entering politics, he was employed as a miner, carpenter and unionist.  Mr. Martin serves as Chair on the Access to Information, Privacy and Ethics committee. In addition he also serves as a member on the Liaison committee, as well as an associate member on a variety of other governmental committees, such as Finance and Veterans Affairs.

Please pray that Mr. Martin be a man of integrity and courage to stand up for what is right.


Wayne Marston

December 13, 2013

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Mr. Marston is a member of the NDP Caucus, serving the constituency Hamilton East-Stoney Creek, since 2006. He was born in Sisson Ridge, New Brunswick, and prior to entering politics was employed as a property manager and technician He resides in Hamilton with his wife Barbara and together they have four grown children and nine grandchildren.

He currently serves as a member and Vice Chair on the Subcommittee on International Human Rights of the Standing Committee on Foreign Affairs and International Development. In addition he also is a member on the committee for Foreign Affairs and International Development, as well as the Justice and Human Rights committee. Please pray that there would be a culture of co-operation and honor within all parties.


Hoang Mai

December 12, 2013


Mr Hoang Mai is a member of the NDP party serving the constituency of  Brossard La Prairie, since 2011. He was born in Montreal, his parents are from Vietnamese and he grew up in Brossard, Québec. Prior to entering politics, he has a background in International Law  traveling to Vietnam, Singapore and Hong Kong before returning to Montreal in 2001. Since 2002 he has been a notary in private practice.

He currently serves as a member on the committee for Transport, Infrastructure and Communities.  Please  pray that he would be surrounded by Wise and Godly counselors to help him in reaching his full potential.