Tag Archives: Kootenay-Columbia

Fossil beds could lead to world-class museum

Perceptions by Gerry Warner What would cause close to 150 Cranbrookians to gather in a crowded, if elegant, meeting room to listen to a lecture at a time when it’s hard to get a decent crowd out for a hockey … > Read More

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Corrosive and intolerant negativity on display

Letter to the Editor Apparently, the result of the recent federal election in Kootenay-Columbia has displeased Igor Gallyamov. His letter, published recently both online and in hard copy, contained yet another attack on NDP MP Wayne Stetski, borne this time … > 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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Stetski says he isn’t crossing the floor

Rumours that Kootenay-Columbia MP Elect Wayne Stetski (NDP) is going to cross the floor of Parliament and join the Liberal Party continue to circulate in some parts of the riding. However, Stetski told e-KNOW today (Oct. 28), that he has … > Read More

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There’s a reason Harper did what he did

Perceptions by Gerry Warner Now that the election tumult has faded, the signs gathered up and the pundits like yours truly punted, it’s time for some sober reflection on this week’s most incredible election. Surely few can deny that it … > 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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Chamber congratulates Stetski

The Cranbrook Chamber of Commerce congratulates Member of Parliament elect Wayne Stetski on his success at the polls in securing the Kootenay—Columbia riding in Election 2015. “I want to congratulate Mr. Stetski on his accomplishment at the polls,” said chamber … > Read More

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Free your vote in Kootenay-Columbia

Letter to the Editor One day before the election, there is no clear leader in Kootenay-Columbia. Some outdated polls touted on the social media circuit put the NDP and Conservatives in a deadlock here. But the latest BC polls show NDP … > Read More

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Harper’s blatant disregard for our Constitution

Letter to the Editor The recently negotiated Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) trade agreement is another example of the Harper Conservatives trying to throw the election in their favour. Again Harper has shown his disdain for democracy by ignoring the Canadian Constitution. … > Read More

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