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Families First

By David Wilks Kootenay-Columbia MP Our government is focused on helping hard-working Canadian families make ends meet, by making important priorities like child care and after-school sports more affordable. Under this plan, every family with children will have more money … > Read More

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Statements that are concerning to Canadians

By David Wilks, Kootenay-Columbia MP Our Conservative Government has committed to our promises that we made in 2011. We promised that we would get rid of the Gun Registry and we did. We introduced Bill C42, which will continue to modernize … > Read More

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October 22 will forever be remembered

Letter to the Editor October 22, 2014, will forever be remembered as a sad and solemn day in Canadian history. It will be remembered for Cpl. Nathan Cirillo being killed while standing guard at the National War Memorial, as well … > Read More

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Safety and connectivity behind KNP funding

The federal government has announced it will spend $9.6 million to build at least four wildlife crossings and approximately 6.5 km of further fencing along Highway 93 in Kootenay National Park. Dr. Colin Carrie, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of … > Read More

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AtBC gets $1.8 million in senior government support

Mark Strahl, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development announced yesterday that the Harper Government is assisting Aboriginal tourism companies in British Columbia capitalize on increased visitor demand for authentic Aboriginal cultural experiences. Strahl made the … > Read More

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Regional MP addresses RCMP tragedy

David Wilks (Kootenay—Columbia MP, CPC) rose in Parliament this morning to make a statement about the three slain Moncton RCMP officers. The following is a transcript of what Sparwood resident Wilks said. “Mr. Speaker, tomorrow, police officers from across North … > Read More

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Public should know when someone could be a threat to children

By David Wilks, Kootenay-Columbia MP Our government recently introduced Bill C-26, which will bring tougher sanctions against those who prey on our most vulnerable, our children. Below is a snapshot of what this legislation will do. I know there are … > Read More

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Work hard, play hard attitude brings much vitality to region

By David Wilks Kootenay-Columbia MP Between February 15 to the 22, Members of Parliament were back in their ridings to travel their constituencies.  For me it was a busy week. On Saturday, Feb. 15, I was in Creston and met … > Read More

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CCT Studio/Stage Door lobby renovations completed

Cranbrook Community Theatre (CCT) is proud to announce the Studio lobby renovation projects are complete. With funding totaling $35,800 from the Government of Canada’s Community Infrastructure Improvement Fund, the lobby of the historic Studio/Stage Door building was renovated and retrofitted. … > Read More

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Economy to benefit from New Building Canada Plan: Wilks

David Wilks, Member of Parliament for Kootenay-Columbia, Feb. 13 highlighted important details of the $53B New Building Canada Plan. These details, which relate to key elements of the New Building Canada Fund, provide provinces, territories and municipalities with the information … > Read More

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