Tag Archives: David Wilks

Sparwood Council Facts

The following is a break down as to what occurred during the Dec. 7 District of Sparwood council meeting. BYLAWS Municipal Ticket Information Bylaw Council gave third reading to Municipal Ticket Information Bylaw No. 1175 (MTI) after amending some of … > Read More

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Happy 50th RDEK, and thank you

Kootenay Crust By Ian Cobb The Regional District of East Kootenay (RDEK) is 50-years-old. Not that old, really. Pretty close to my age, in fact. I was asked by Loree (Duczek) to speak this evening to share some experiences from … > Read More

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October in the East Kootenay

October was a crazy month right across Canada. Pummeled senseless by endless lies and promises spat freely about by those stampeding toward Ottawa’s ripe trough, we watched as the Kootenay-Columbia riding swung from the right to the left, with former … > Read More

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Did Canadians get what they voted for?

By Joyce Green The 42nd General Election for Parliament is over, thankfully. At 78 days, it was the longest election in over a century. The cost of the election calculated as the combined totals of party funds and private donations … > Read More

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Election should be a wake up call

Letter to the Editor Wow, don’t you just love democracy; the thing that Stephen Harper tried to kill in Canada over the past 10 years? No matter what you do, in the end candidates and political parties from the PM … > Read More

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Only one thing for new MP to do

e-KNOW editorial By Ian Cobb Wow. Gentlemen, take a bow. That was one hell of an election night race between David Wilks and Wayne Stetski. The back and forth affair was a nail-biter right down to the final five polls. … > Read More

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Stetski edges Wilks to take Kootenay-Columbia

The tightest finish in Kootenay-Columbia riding history has resulted in incumbent Conservative Party MP David Wilks being defeated by Wayne Stetski (New Democratic Party). Cranbrook resident Stetski trailed for the first 180 polling stations reported before he passed Sparwood resident … > Read More

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Wilks nowhere regarding mill closure

Letter to the Editor On Wednesday, David Wilks made a statement defending his record as an MP, and his handling of the Canal Flats mill closure. In his letter, he claimed that I have misrepresented his 4.5 years as MP, that … > Read More

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Tory ideals threaten our future

Letter to the Editor Dear David Wilks, thank you for your service. Let it be known that this is not an attack on you, but rather an attack on the ideals that you publicly support. First, I’d like to highlight your … > Read More

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Proud of my record

By David Wilks, Kootenay-Columbia Conservative Party of Canada candidate Over the past 4.5 years my offices in Ottawa and Cranbrook have handled over 7,000 requests for assistance on a variety of issues from constituents and others. I take every request … > Read More

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