Tag Archives: David Wilks

Stetski ready to represent larger riding

In the minds of many voters in Kootenay-Columbia, the campaign to choose our next MP is already underway, and members of the Kootenay-Columbia NDP are presenting their choice for Member of Parliament, Wayne Stetski, at a Nomination Convention in Cranbrook … > Read More

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C-51 gives police tools to fight terrorists

Letter to the Editor Horrifically, as we have seen in Canada, the international jihadist movement has declared war on us. Canadians are being targeted by these terrorists simply because they hate our society and the values it represents. One only … > Read More

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Government fulfilling promise to balance federal budget

View from the Hill By David Wilks, Kootenay-Columbia MP As Canadians, we know that February brings two things: cold weather and tax season. While the groundhogs are still debating spring’s arrival, I can guarantee that tax season will be a … > Read More

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Canadian flag is viewed as symbol of pride

Letter to the Editor In response to the letter ‘Missing Canada’ by Wayne Stetski: Mr. Stetski you would also like to return to a Canada of the past; this is 2015 and we as Canadians live a world of global … > Read More

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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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