Tag Archives: NDP

Behold the NDP lost, leaderless in the wilderness

Perceptions by Gerry Warner Whither goest the NDP? How about purgatory for starters. At least in purgatory, there will be company around for Canada’s tired socialists. There’re precious few fellow-travellers around the party now and Tommy Douglas must be rolling … > Read More

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Nothing true in MLA’s latest column

Letter to the Editor Ever wonder exactly how much of all of Columbia River-Revelstoke (NDP) MLA Norm Macdonald’s rhetoric is actually true? Well, based on the latest mistruths found in his recent “advertising” column the answer is nothing! What Macdonald … > 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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One month later

View from the Hill By Kootenay-Columbia MP Wayne Stetski Thank you to the 63,203 people who voted in the October 19 election. Almost 74% of eligible voters in Kootenay-Columbia took that walk to the polls, which was amongst the highest … > 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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Is MP thinking of crossing the floor?

Letter to the Editor The dust has barely settled on our federal election, and already rumours are circulating about Kootenay-Columbia’s MP-elect Wayne Stetski. Mr. Stetski has made it no secret of his close relationship with the Trudeau family, particularly our … > Read More

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Election should be a wake up call

Letter to the Editor Wow, don’t you just love democracy; the thing that Stephen Harper tried to kill in Canada over the past 10 years? No matter what you do, in the end candidates and political parties from the PM … > 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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