Jim Hewitt

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Jim Hewitt
Member of the British Columbia Legislative Assembly
for Boundary-Similkameen
In office
December 11, 1975 December 10, 1987
Servingwith Ivan Messmer (1986-1987)
Preceded by Frank Richter, Jr.
Succeeded by Bill Barlee
Personal details
Born (1933-01-28) January 28, 1933 (age 85)
Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Political party Social Credit
Residence Penticton, British Columbia, Canada

James J. Hewitt (born January 28, 1933) was a Canadian politician, who represented the riding of Boundary-Similkameen in the Legislative Assembly of British Columbia from 1975 to 1988 as a member of the Social Credit Party. [1] He held several roles in the Executive Council of British Columbia during his term as an MLA, including Minister of Agriculture, Minister of Energy and Minister of Consumer and Corporate Affairs.

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Boundary-Similkameen

Boundary-Similkameen is a provincial riding formed in 2008. It includes the populations of Penticton-Okanagan Valley, West Kootenay-Boundary and Yale-Lillooet. The riding's name corresponds to that of a former riding in the same area, with similar but not identical boundaries.

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Although retired from elected politics, Hewitt actively campaigned against the province's 2009 electoral reform referendum. [2]

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References

  1. "A political shock to the system". Penticton Western News, April 21, 2009.