Tag Archives: NDP

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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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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