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  • His favourite word is parks.

NDP MP for Kootenay—Columbia (B.C.)

Won his last election, in 2015, with 37% of the vote.

This week

Posted on Twitter On #NationalIndigenousPeoplesDay, we honour and celebrate the contributions of First Nations, Inuit, and #Metis peo… https://t.co/yjPstNYd8x

Voted Yes on Vote #880 on Bill C-71 Amend certain Acts and Regulations in relation to firearms

Voted No on Vote #879 on Bill C-71 Amend certain Acts and Regulations in relation to firearms

Voted No on Vote #878 on Bill C-69 Enact the Impact Assessment Act and the Canadian Energy Regulator Act, to amend the Navigation ...

Voted No on Vote #877 on Bill C-69 Enact the Impact Assessment Act and the Canadian Energy Regulator Act, to amend the Navigation ...

Voted Yes on Vote #876 on Bill S-218 Respecting Latin American Heritage Month

Posted on Twitter Thanks for the support! https://t.co/3rViyMqsrN

Spoke in the House on Columbia River Treaty Mr. Speaker, the 1964 Columbia River Treaty provided economic and flood prevention benefits, but also caused significant environmental and cultural losses. Local communities and first nations ...

A week ago

Posted on Twitter Check out the amazing voices and all so the Local food here! Give Me Some Local Love - the Fabulous Fufonics… https://t.co/BGXgENpgNI

Posted on Twitter Agriculture Committee to study Bill C-281 on June 20th // Le Comité de l'Agriculture étudiera le projet de loi C-28… https://t.co/9eee6YTzKZ

Posted on Twitter Celebrating Canada Day and supporting local food in Kootenay-Columbia - https://t.co/Jv8H1leqWt

Spoke in the House on Business of Supply Mr. Speaker, I would like to thank my colleague from Courtenay—Alberni for his passion on the subject. I am proud to rise today to speak to ...

Two weeks ago

Spoke in the House on Petitions Madam Speaker, my second petition, with 36 signatures, is aimed at all of the G7 nations, or G6 plus one these days. They are concerned that ...

Spoke in the House on The Environment Mr. Speaker, the Liberal government is spending $4.5 billion of taxpayer money, our money, to buy a 65-year-old leaky pipeline. Many Canadians do not realize that ...

Spoke at the Industry committee on Statutory Review of the Copyright Act Related to that, are some of these Internet platforms, whether YouTube, Facebook, or any other Internet platform—and this is a question for all of you, if ...

Spoke in the House on Fisheries Act Mr. Speaker, I just want to complete the B.C. roster this evening. I used to be the regional manager for southeastern British Columbia in the Ministry ...

Spoke in the House on Foreign Affairs Mr. Speaker, the government has begun negotiations with the United States on the future of the 54-year-old Columbia River Treaty. During the original negotiations, more than ...

Mentioned by Globalnews.ca NDP wants to know if First Nations will be included in Columbia River Treaty renegotiations During Thursday's Question Period, NDP MP Wayne Stetski said that Canada has started renegotiation with the United States on the 54-year-old Columbia River Treaty. He asked if the government will take immediate action to ensure that First Nations are ...

Mentioned by BCLocalNews Stetski gets unanimous support for private member's bill Kootenay-Columbia MP Wayne Stetski received unanimous support from the House of Commons on May 30 for his private member's bill C-281, an act to establish a National Local Food Day. If the bill went through, it would designate the Friday before ...

Posted on Twitter Congratulations to Josh Duek! A deserving honour for such an inspiring athlete. https://t.co/FJBlbPLaBi #kimberley

Spoke in the House on Criminal Code The question is for the member, absolutely. I was in a court with a constituent recently, and the woman ahead of us was standing before the ...

Spoke in the House on Budget Implementation Act, 2018, No. 1 Mr. Speaker, yesterday in my riding of Kootenay—Columbia, there were protest rallies held in both Cranbrook and Nelson against the $4.5 billion going to the pipeline. ...

Mentioned by The Nelson Daily Nelsonites rally against Kinder Morgan pipeline Demonstrators held up signs and sang songs outside the office of Kootenay Columbia MP Wayne Stetski, who is opposed to the project. Stetski, who could not be present for the rally, had a statement read on his behalf chastising the recent decision by ...

Mentioned by Revelstoke Review Kootney-Columbia MP Wayne Stetski's food bill passes second reading MP Wayne Stetski's Private Member's Bill C-281, An Act to establish a National Local Food Day, has passed it's second reading in the House of Commons. The House voted unanimously at the reading May 30, 2018 for the Bill, which aims to establish the ...

Three weeks ago

Spoke at the Procedure and House Affairs committee on Bill C-76 Thank you. Mr. Hicks, thank you for being there for Canadians with disabilities. It's very much appreciated. I know that everyone around the table here has ...

Mentioned by Know.ca (press release) Time to apply for New Horizons seniors' grants: MP - E Kootenay-Columbia Member of Parliament Wayne Stetski is alerting eligible organizations that the New Horizons Seniors Program (NHSP) is now accepting applications for funding of up to $25,000 per year for community based projects. The NHSP is offered ...

Mentioned by The Nelson Daily Kootenay Columbia MP rallies unanimous support for local food in Parliament Earlier this week, the House of Commons voted unanimously at second reading in support of MP Wayne Stetski's Private Member's Bill C-281, An Act to establish a National Local Food Day, which would designate the Friday before Thanksgiving of each year ...

A month ago

Spoke at the Veterans Affairs committee on Needs and Issues Specific to Indigenous Veterans Right. I had been thinking about Churchill, which is my hometown. It's not quite Inuit, but it has a long military history, of course, with the ...

More than three months ago

Spoke at the Environment committee on Supplementary Estimates (C), 2017-18: Vote 1c under Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency, Votes ... It's a pleasure to be here today to grill Mr. Aldag on Bill C-374 which I very much support. We'll be speaking to that support later ...

Spoke at the Natural Resources committee on Bill C-354 Thank you. I'd really like to thank you, Mr. Cannings, for introducing Bill C-354. Forestry is very important in my riding of Kootenay—Columbia. We have about ...

Spoke at the Indigenous and Northern Affairs committee on 2017 Wildfires in First Nations Communities Thank you. I'm from southeastern British Columbia, which is the traditional territory of the Ktunaxa and the Shuswap. Of course, we also had a fire this ...

Spoke at the Fisheries committee on Bill C-55 Thank you. I've been involved in conservation in provincial parks, in fish and wildlife management in British Columbia, for 37 years, and I want to start ...

Introduced legislation Private member's bill C-385 An Act to amend the Navigation Protection Act (certain lakes and rivers in British Columbia)

Spoke at the Fisheries committee on Bill C-55 One of the concerns that has been brought up around this bill is that it doesn't contain any minimum standards at all for marine protected areas, ...

Introduced legislation Private member's bill C-281 An Act to establish a National Local Food Day