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Born
Eric Linkord Byfield

c. 1952
Died January 24, 2015(2015-01-24)
St. Albert, Alberta, Canada
Political party Wildrose Alliance (2008–2015)
Wildrose Party of Alberta (2007)
Independent (2004–2006)
Spouse(s) Joanne Byfield
Children 4
Profession Publisher
Columnist
Author
2004 Senator Nominee
Awards Alberta Centennial Medal 2005

Eric Linkord "Link" Byfield (c. 1952 – January 24, 2015) was a Canadian news columnist, author and politician. Byfield was editor and publisher for the Alberta Report magazine for eighteen years. Byfield helped found the Wildrose Party of Alberta in 2007. Byfield founded the Citizens Centre for Freedom and Democracy.

On January 24, 2015, Byfield died of liver and esophageal cancer, aged 63, in the Sturgeon Community Hospital in St. Albert, Alberta.


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