Link Byfield

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Eric Linkord Byfield

c. 1952
Died(2015-01-24)January 24, 2015
St. Albert, Alberta, Canada
Political partyWildrose Alliance (2008–2015)
Wildrose Party of Alberta (2007)
Independent (2004–2006)
Spouse(s)Joanne Byfield
2004 Senator Nominee
AwardsAlberta Centennial Medal 2005

Eric Linkord "Link" Byfield (c. 1952 – January 24, 2015) was a Canadian news columnist, author and politician.[1] Byfield was editor and publisher for the Alberta Report magazine for eighteen years.[2] Byfield helped found the Wildrose Party of Alberta in 2007. Byfield founded the Citizens Centre for Freedom and Democracy.[3]

On January 24, 2015, Byfield died of liver and esophageal cancer, aged 63, in the Sturgeon Community Hospital in St. Albert, Alberta.[4]

References[change | change source]

  1. Profile,; accessed January 26, 2015.
  2. Profile,; accessed January 26, 2015.
  3. Citizens Centre for Freedom and Democracy homepage,; accessed January 26, 2015.
  4. "Link Byfield, columnist, politician and publisher, dead at 63". CBC. January 25, 2015. Retrieved January 26, 2015.