Tag Archives: Kootenay-Columbia MP

MP backs fight to halt statue in national park

NDP National Parks Critic Wayne Stetski (Kootenay – Columbia MP) last week sent a letter to the federal Environment Minister, calling on the government to reject a controversial proposal for the ‘Never Forgotten National Memorial,’ also known as ‘Mother Canada.’ … > Read More

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Life in the 42nd Parliament of Canada

By Wayne Stetski, Kootenay-Columbia MP Parliament is made up of the House of Commons (338 Members – 184 Liberal, 99 Conservative, 44 NDP, 10 Bloc Quebecois, one Green), the Senate (105 Senators – currently 47 Conservative, 29 Liberal, six Independent, … > Read More

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Too little, too late

Letter to the Editor This is an open letter to David Wilks. Mr. Wilks, you are running for re-election as MP for Kootenay-Columbia. I would like your constituents to know that you are not a fit person for the job. … > Read More

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LED streetlight replacement program underway

Project made possible thanks to federal Gas Tax Fund Work is now underway to upgrade 357 streetlights in the City of Cranbrook to light-emitting diode (LED) fixtures as part of Phase 1 of its streetlight replacement program. Over the next … > Read More

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Critical Injury Benefit for those who need it most

View from the Hill By David Wilks Kootenay-Columbia MP The Conservative Government has introduced a new financial benefit, the Critical Injury Benefit (CIB), which would provide a $70,000 tax-free award for Canadian Armed Forces (CAF) members and veterans who, since … > Read More

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Just how stupid do they think we are?

By Chris Conway I admit to being a bit of a political junkie, albeit an increasingly jaded one these days.  So I have on occasion contacted my MP David Wilks to express my opinion on political matters. I have stopped … > 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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