Zimmer Elected to New Post
Ottawa, ON – Bob Zimmer has a new role in Ottawa.
The Prince George-Peace River-Northern Rockies Conservative MP has been elected vice-chair of the Standing Committee on Human Resources, Skills and Social Development and the Status of Persons with Disabilities.
The committee studies employment, labour, income security, skills development and disability issues as well as programs administered by Employment and Social Development Canada.
“I am honoured to have been elected vice-chair of this important committee,” said Zimmer. “I look forward to examining the issues that touch the lives of all Canadians and to continue to provide a voice of reason for Canadian taxpayers.”
The committee will be chaired by Liberal MP Brian May. NDP MP Niki Ashton is the second vice-chair.
Zimmer is also the Conservative’s deputy critic for Families, Children and Social Development, chair of the BC/Yukon Conservative Caucus, chair of the National Prayer Breakfast, and co-chair of the All-Party Outdoors Caucus.