Tag Archives: Kootenay-Columbia

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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Two candidates for Green candidacy

The Kootenay-Columbia Greens are gearing up for the next federal election with two contestants vying to become the next candidate for MP: Bill Green of Kimberley and Keith Page of Nelson. Local Green party members go to the polls on … > Read More

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Global Climate March hitting Cranbrook Saturday

This Saturday in Cranbrook, the People’s Climate March hits the streets to demand action against climate change from our elected leaders. The march is part of the global weekend of action ahead of the UN Climate Summit in New York … > Read More

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Green Party nominations open

Greens hosting barbecue potluck at Wycliffe Greens in the new federal riding of Kootenay-Columbia are getting ready to select a candidate for the next federal election. The nomination contest for the candidate to represent the Green Party of Canada in the … > Read More

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Budget unbelievably good news for Kootenay-Columbia

By David Wilks Kootenay-Columbia MP Canada’s recovery from the recent global recession has been among the strongest in the world with over one million more Canadians now working than at the worst of the recession – the best job creation … > Read More

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