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Stetski opening campaign office in Cranbrook

The official opening of the Cranbrook NDP campaign office will take place on September 3. Wayne Stetski, NDP candidate for Member of Parliament in Kootenay-Columbia is welcoming the public to stop by 1325B Cranbook St. N (beside Starbucks) between 6:30 … > Read More

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Lies, damned lies and Stephen Harper

Letter to the Editor On August 9, Stephen Harper made an astonishing campaign announcement, broadcast on CBC TV. First, he proposed new legislation that would make it illegal for Canadians to travel to a number of “terrorist” areas internationally. Second, he made … > Read More

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Capt. Smarm calls an election

Kootenay Crust By Ian Cobb The only Conservative Prime Minister to ever make me wish I were anything but a small C conservative this morning called an election. Now we Canadians get to sit back and watch, listen and read … > Read More

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Simple mistake or a telling portrait?

By Wayne Stetski On July 28, Kootenay-Columbia MP David Wilks released a statement to the media claiming that he had made a mistake on a funding announcement in Revelstoke. As people across the riding will know, Mr. Wilks has spent … > Read More

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Johnston acclamation makes four candidates

A fourth candidate has been added to the Kootenay-Columbia slate for the Oct. 19 federal election. Former Columbia Basin Trust CEO Don Johnston was recently acclaimed as the Liberal Party of Canada’s candidate in Kootenay-Columbia. Johnston, a Nelson-based consultant was … > Read More

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Changing our electoral system will fix Canada’s problems

By Danette Moulé This fall, we will all head to the polls for yet another federal election. And as you decide who you’re going to vote for, you will inevitably consider voting strategically. Why vote strategically? Because if you vote … > Read More

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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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