Tag Archives: NDP

MacKay visit a blown opportunity: Stetski

By Ian Cobb/e-KNOW Canada’s Minister of Justice and Attorney General Peter MacKay, one of the key authors of the recently passed Bill C-51 (the Anti-Terrorism Act), was in Cranbrook last weekend. Unfortunately, that is all e-KNOW can tell you about … > Read More

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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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Why I am voting Bill Green in 2015

Letter to the Editor In every election since 1988 someone has told me that voting Green is a waste of my time, and by doing so I will be responsible for electing a federal Conservative or provincial Liberal government. Well, … > 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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The noise that is NDP misinformation

Letter to the Editor It would seem like NDP Norm Macdonald (Columbia River-Revelstoke) is up to his regular antics, yet again attempting to distract constituents with his noise of NDP misinformation. Macdonald’s recent claims that the failure at Mount Polley … > 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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Kootenay MLAs press Liberals for Jumbo answers

The Official Opposition NDP continues to demand answers from the BC Liberal government about its support for the Jumbo Glacier Resort Municipality (JGRM) and ski resort proposal. Earlier this week, two Kootenay MLAs launched offensives demanding answers as to how … > Read More

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Blissett to run for Cranbrook city council

Norma Blissett, long time Cranbrook resident, high school teacher and former provincial NDP candidate, will run for Cranbrook city council in the upcoming municipal election. “Cranbrook has been a wonderful place to live and to raise my three children. Now … > Read More

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Educator says BCTF intransigence played role in past disputes

Perceptions by Gerry Warner ‘Worlds Apart’ is the title of a book published by University of Victoria emeritus Professor of education history and policy Dr. Thomas Fleming that gives a strong indication of who may be mainly responsible for the … > Read More

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Bill 2 will not stand up to a constitutional challenge

Letter to the Editor When a paid representative of the BC Liberal party writes a letter to the editor of a local newspaper he should likely mention that he is being provided his ‘opinion’ by his employer. The failed BC … > Read More

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