Tag Archives: Kootenay-Columbia

Why every vote counts

Letter to the Editor If you care about Canada, and you don’t like what Stephen Harper is doing to our country, you need to know how important it is to get out and vote in the upcoming October 19 Federal … > Read More

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Get ready to celebrate Canada 150

The Government of Canada is inviting residents of Kootenay-Columbia to get involved in the celebration of the country’s 150th anniversary of Confederation – a pivotal milestone in our nationhood. “Canada’s 150th anniversary of Confederation in 2017 is set to be … > Read More

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Balanced budget gets business thumbs up

What’s missing most in yesterday’s federal budget is most telling point out Official Opposition Business leaders, local and farther afield, are applauding the Conservative Government on meeting its 2011 election promise to balance Canada’s budget by 2015; a feat it … > Read More

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People speak out against C-51

In communities throughout Kootenay Columbia, citizens last weekend were speaking out against Bill C-51, the Anti-Terrorism bill, but it does not appear that the current MP is listening, says NDP candidate Wayne Stetski. “The response to this bill, which many people … > Read More

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C-51 misses the mark: Green

Canadians should be deeply concerned about Bill C-51, the federal government’s new anti-terrorism bill, says Kootenay-Columbia Green Party candidate Bill Green. The hastily drafted legislation proposed by the Conservative government, which is also supported by the federal Liberal Party, completely … > Read More

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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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Stetski seeks to lead NDP in Kootenay-Columbia

Committed to doing his part to ensure that the Conservative government comes to an end at the next election, former Cranbrook mayor and longtime public servant Wayne Stetski is announcing his intention to run for Member of Parliament for the … > 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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Green acclaimed for Greens

Bill Green of Kimberley will be the Green Party candidate in the next federal election, after being acclaimed in the contest for the Kootenay-Columbia riding nomination. Shortly before the scheduled December 6 vote, the other contestant, Keith Page of Nelson, … > Read More

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New agreements for SD5 support staff

Nine more school districts and more than 4,000 support staff workers have recently ratified new agreements under the B.C. government’s 2014 Economic Stability Mandate. Among those nine school districts is School District No. 5 (SD5 – Southeast Kootenay) with 336 … > Read More

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