Glen Motz

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Glen Motz

Member of the Canadian Parliament
for Medicine Hat—Cardston—Warner
Assumed office
October 24, 2016
Preceded byJim Hillyer
Personal details
1958 (age 60–61)

Hanna, Alberta, Canada
Political partyConservative
ResidenceMedicine Hat, Alberta, Canada
Alma materHillcrest Christian College

Glen Motz MP (born 1958) is a Canadian politician, who was re-elected for his second term to the House of Commons of Canada in the 2019 Canadian federal election on October 21, 2019.[1] Motz's was first elected in a

by-election on October 24, 2016[2] after the death of former MP Jim Hillyer[3].He represents the electoral district of Medicine Hat—Cardston—Warner as a member of the Conservative Party of Canada.[4]

Prior to his election, Motz served for 35 years with the Medicine Hat Police Service and retired as Inspector in 2015.[5]

Motz attended Hillcrest Christian College circa 1976 in Medicine Hat AB,[6] which has since merged with the Mountain View Bible College to form the Rocky Mountain College, Calgary, an affiliate of the Evangelical Missionary Church of Canada.[7] He earned a Bachelor of Religious Education Degree from the Medicine Hat College in 1980. In that same year, Motz was called to his policing career in Medicine Hat.[6]

In 2017, Glen Motz was promoted to Deputy Shadow Minister for Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness.

Electoral record[edit]

Canadian federal by-election, October 24, 2016: Medicine Hat—Cardston—Warner
Due to the death of Jim Hillyer
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Glen Motz 23,932 69.85 +1.05
Liberal Stan Sakamoto 8,778 25.62 +7.68
Christian Heritage Rod Taylor 702 2.05
New Democratic Beverly Ann Waege 353 1.03 -8.64
Libertarian Sheldon Johnston 284 0.83
Rhinoceros Kayne Cooper 211 0.62
Total valid votes/Expense limit 34,260 100.00 –  
Total rejected ballots -
Turnout 44.54
Eligible voters 76,911
Conservative hold Swing -3.32
Sources: Elections Canada[8]


  1. ^ "Motz wins Medicine Hat-Cardston-Warner seat". The Lethbridge Herald - News and Sports from around Lethbridge. 2019-10-22. Retrieved 2019-11-19.
  2. ^ "Letter". Emergency Medicine News. 38 (5): 20. 2016-05. doi:10.1097/01.eem.0000483189.93790.38. ISSN 1054-0725. Check date values in: |date= (help)
  3. ^ "Jim Hillyer's family says '13 years were a bonus' after cancer scare". Global News. Retrieved 2019-11-19.
  4. ^ "Conservative Glen Motz thanks Trudeau after winning Medicine Hat-Cardston-Warner byelection". CBC News, October 24, 2016.
  5. ^ "Conservative Glen Motz rolls to byelection win". Medicine Hat News, October 24, 2016.
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  8. ^ "List of candidates Medicine Hat--Cardston--Warner (Alberta)".