Betty Hinton, MP Masthead
Member of Parliament for Kamloops Thompson Cariboo
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2006 Barrière Fall Fair & Rodeo. 

Betty in the parade.

2006 Barrière Fall Fair & Rodeo. 

Barrière Red Hot Mamas

2006 Barrière Fall Fair & Rodeo. 

 Barrière Red Hot Mamas

2006 Barrière Fall Fair & Rodeo. 

Young Equestrian

2006 Barrière Fall Fair & Rodeo. 

A vintage work of love

2006 Barrière Fall Fair & Rodeo. 

Kamloops Pipe Band

2006 Barrière Fall Fair & Rodeo. 

Royalty Float

2006 Barrière Fall Fair & Rodeo. 

Betty opening the rodeo

2006 Barrière Fall Fair & Rodeo. 

Betty and Donna Kibble (Fair Organizer)

The Canadian Special Operations Regiment airborne assault on a mock enemy installation.
The Canadian Special Operations Regiment airborne assault on a mock enemy installation.
Betty (with the commanding officer) had the privilege of observing the Canadian Special Operations Regiment airborne assault on a mock enemy installation.
The Canadian Special Operations Regiment airborne assault on a mock enemy installation.
The Canadian Special Operations Regiment airborne assault on a mock enemy installation.
The Canadian Special Operations Regiment airborne assault on a mock enemy installation.
The Canadian Special Operations Regiment airborne assault on a mock enemy installation.
During late July the Newly formed Canadian Special Operations Regiment Was training in the Kamloops area.  Betty had the privilege of observing an airborne assault on a mock enemy installation.
Betty lays a wreath on behalf of Veterans Affairs Canada at the National War Memorial on July 1, 2006.  This was the 90th Anniversary of the Battle of Beaumont-Hamel.

 

Betty sits with the Prime Minister and other dignitaries at the remembrance ceremonies. 

 

Betty attends as many events as she can in the riding.  Here she is visiting with a group of Navy Cadets in Kamloops.
After reviewing the group she sat in with them for a picture of the whole group.
Betty and Jamie in period costume at the Clinton Ball.
Betty with Clinton Mayor Roland Stanke and MLA Charlie Wyse.
Mr. and Mrs. Clinton
Mayor and Mrs. Stanke, MP Jim Abbott and his wife Jeannette, Betty and Jamie with Dorris.
On April 25, 2006, a Holocaust Memorial was held on Parliament Hill.  Prime Minister Stephen Harper spoke to survivors of this dark time in history.
Each Holocaust survivor in attendance was escorted by a Member of Parliament to place a wreath at the Centennial Flame.
Betty escorted this gentleman and his daughter.
Betty attended ceremonies to award medals to Canadian Veterans of the Gulf War by the government of Kuwait.
Kuwaiti Ambassador to Canada, Dr. Mussad al- Haroun welcomed the Veterans and guests to the Embassy.
The medals were presented by Ambassador Dr. Mussad al-Haroun on behalf of the Government of Kuwait.
Betty chats with (far left) Hon. Greg Thompson, Minister of Veterans Affairs Canada, Hon. Peter Milliken, Speaker of the House of Commons and Gulf War Veteran Louise Richard, RN, Lt. (N) Ret'd.
Betty`s Birthday Celebration and Election Volunteer Appreciation Evening.
Betty`s Birthday Celebration and Election Volunteer Appreciation Evening.
Betty`s Birthday Celebration and Election Volunteer Appreciation Evening.
Betty`s Birthday Celebration and Election Volunteer Appreciation Evening.
Betty and husband Jamie enjoy the swearing in ceremonies of the Parliamentary Secretaries.
Betty is sworn in as the Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Veterans Affairs by Clerk of the Privy Council, Alex Himelfarb.
Betty signs the oath of office as a Parliamentary Secretary.
Betty is congratulated by Prime Minister Stephen Harper.
Betty is sworn in as a Member of Parliament by Audrey O'Brien, Clerk of the House of Commons.
Betty signs the oath of office as a Member of the 39th Parliament.
Betty is congratulated by Ms. O'Brien.
ELECTION 2005~2006

Election Night 2006

Betty shares a laugh with new Kamloops Mayor Terry Lake.

Election Night 2006

Miss Kamloops, Geralyn Beaton stopped by.

Election Night 2006

Liberal candidate Ken Summerfeld stops by to offer his congratulations.

Election Night 2006

Betty signs a campaign button for a constituent.

Election Night 2006

Peter Allik-Peterson offers Betty his congratulations.

Election Night 2006

Betty gets a congratulatory hug from Myrna Wallace.

 

Election Night 2006

A very happy campaign manager, Russ Cundari.

Election Night 2006

After being declared the winner Betty thanks the volunteers, her supporters and the constituents of Kamloops-Thompson-Cariboo.

Election Night 2006

Several member of the media stopped by to talk to Betty.

Election Night 2006

Several members of the media stopped by to talk to Betty.

Election Night 2006

Betty arrives at the campaign office with campaign manager Russ Cundari.

Election Night 2006

Keeping track of the numbers.

Election Night 2006

Constituency Assistants Ian Roberts and Carla Young discuss the election with Carla's husband Jon.

Election Night 2006

Longtime friend Al Trotter looked after the campaign signs.

Election Night 2006

Myrna Wallace

Election Night 2006

Hank Bepple, Myrna Wallace, Sue Dafoe and Russ Cundari watch the numbers

Election Night 2006

Fern Niblock

 

Election Night 2006

Lorraine Fraser and Sybil Plommer

Betty chats with a member of the Kamloops Chamber of Commerce at a social function.
Kamloops Chamber of Commerce meet and greet.
Betty with a member of the Kamloops Chamber of Commerce.
Betty at Valemount Townhall.
Betty took a break from campaigning to stop in at the Clinton Elementary School to have her copy of the national award winning book "Camels of the Cariboo" signed by the class that authored it.  Congratulations.
Betty at 100 Mile House Campaign Office with volunteers.
100 Mile House Townhall.
Barrière Townhall.
Meeting with Mike Wiegele at Mike Wiegele Helicopter Skiing to discuss local Blue River Issues
Campaigning in Blue River.
Betty doing the official ribbon cutting to open the new office.
Election 2005-2006 kicked off with the opening of the Conservative Party of Canada's Campaign Office at 651 Victoria Street in Kamloops.
BC Wildlights.
Betty at the opening of the BC Wildlights.
Betty getting a lesson on how owls get hurt.
Betty painting at the Habitat For Humanity house under construction.  Betty is a charter member of Habitat For Humanity.
Betty discussing Sun Peaks issues with D'Arcy Alexander, Dr. Mario Pozza, Al Raine, Christopher Nicholson and Petr Duda.
Then on to some family fun on the slopes with grandson Aidan.
Aidan's Mom and Dad, Shelby and Ryan.
Betty tending the Salvation Army Kettle in Aberdeen Mall with Grant and Nancy Chu.

A highlight of the Christmas Season is a visit to the BC Wildlife Park for the wonderful light displays and the fun.  Betty and her family make this an annual event.

This miniature steam train provides hours of entertainment for young and old alike.
The lights are amazing.
Grandson Aidan gets a hug from before his train ride. 20060123-17-Election

ALL ABOARD!

The Seniors' Light Tour is a special event over the Christmas Season and Betty enjoys being a tour leader for it.

Chatting with longtime friend Thelma Wells at the Senior's LIght Tour.

On the tour bus.
Enjoying the lights.
Betty with 100 Mile House Council at Inauguration ceremonies.
Betty with two retired 100 Mile House Councillors at Inauguration ceremonies.
Betty with longtime friend and well-known Kamloops Veteran Al Trotter and Al's fellow Veteran.
Remembrance Day Ceremonies, 2005 in Kamloops.

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