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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 Fernie Mountain Market knows how to put on a great Sunday market! Thanks for having me and thanks for the Kale!… https://t.co/eZEGhH5bMm

Posted on Twitter @MountainAlex83 Thanks for coming out @MountainAlex83! Looking forward to hiking KNP Wed! I hope you had smokeless… https://t.co/PZ5LaaKrjH

A week ago

Mentioned by Kimberley Bulletin Cranbrook Multicultural Festival continues to celebrate diversity In 2013, then Mayor, now Member of Parliament Wayne Stetski, wrote an article expressing how he thought that as Cranbrook was becoming more culturally diverse it would be great for the city to have a cultural festival. He said about a week later he was ...

Mentioned by Cranbrook Townsman Cranbrook Multicultural Festival continues to celebrate diversity In 2013, then Mayor, now Member of Parliament Wayne Stetski, wrote an article expressing how he thought that as Cranbrook was becoming more culturally diverse it would be great for the city to have a cultural festival. He said about a week later he was ...

Posted on Twitter Looking forward to the parade! https://t.co/6FUfBUbgnL

Posted on Twitter Hike with your MP in Kootenay National Park - Aug 16 https://t.co/BZXQGEMmgW #radium #Invermere @ParksCanada… https://t.co/CiX7hR4cpp

Posted on Twitter Great meeting with members of the Citizen Climate Lobby this afternoon in #NelsonBC https://t.co/vq351OipiE

Posted on Twitter Trudeau so far has opted not to match donations that Red Cross pulls in, as fed gov did following the Ft McMurray https://t.co/j4Xkegisnj

Mentioned by Hill Times (subscription) 'BC is burning and we're only right at the very beginning,' says MP Doherty as British Columbia's wildfires season ... NDP MP Wayne Stetski, whose rural Kootenay-Columbia, B.C., riding has just recently seen fires spark up, described seeing some of the forest fire as “like looking at hundreds of campfires burning at the same time all around you. ... Among other ...

Three weeks ago

Mentioned by Castanet.net Trudeau in Revelstoke During his speech, Trudeau gave a “shout out” to the NDP MP for the Kootenay-Columbia riding, Wayne Stetski, who was at the event. ... an exception in this case.” Trudeau was scheduled to board the CP Canada 150 Train in Revelstoke, bound for Calgary.

A month ago

Mentioned by BCLocalNews Stetski calls out restrictions on credit unions Kootenay-Columbia MP Wayne Stetski called out Liberal finance minister Bill Morneau on Friday for failing to protect Canadian consumers and credit unions. At issue is a June 30 edict from the Office of the Superintendent of Financial Institutions (OSFI ...

Mentioned by Cranbrook Townsman Credit Unions to be prevented from using the B-word: Huge costs coming Kootenay-Columbia Member of Parliament Wayne Stetski said in a press release, “Frankly this is ridiculous. It is outrageous. Our credit unions are highly regulated and respectable institutions that shouldn't be blocked from using the everyday words ...

Two months ago

Didn't vote on Vote #342 on Bill C-311 Amend the Holidays Act (Remembrance Day)

Voted No on Vote #349 on Bill C-23 Respecting the preclearance of persons and goods in Canada and the United States

Voted No on Vote #348 on Bill C-25 Amend the Canada Business Corporations Act, the Canada Cooperatives Act, the Canada Not-for-profit Corporations Act, ...

Voted Yes on Vote #347 on Bill C-25 Amend the Canada Business Corporations Act, the Canada Cooperatives Act, the Canada Not-for-profit Corporations Act, ...

Voted No on Vote #346 on Bill S-3 Amend the Indian Act (elimination of sex-based inequities in registration)

Spoke in the House on Amendments to Standing Orders Mr. Speaker, my colleague's speeches are always full of great ideas and lots of good thoughts. I remember when we started this discussion on improving Parliament, ...

Spoke in the House on Agriculture and Agri-Food Mr. Speaker, I recently met with executive members of the BC Fruit Growers' Association and the Canadian Horticultural Council, representing produce growers in my riding of ...

Spoke in the House on Criminal Code Mr. Speaker, I want to start by clarifying for the people of Kootenay—Columbia and those watching across Canada that this Bill C-51 is not Bill C-51 ...

Spoke in the House on Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Mr. Speaker, when the Prime Minister first declared that Canada will continue to welcome refugees, people in my riding of Kootenay—Columbia ramped up their efforts to ...

Spoke in the House on Business of Supply Mr. Speaker, my riding of Kootenay—Columbia is very dependent on softwood lumber. There are almost a dozen family-owned and larger mills in the riding. We are ...

Spoke in the House on Indigenous Affairs Mr. Speaker, the 2017-18 Parks Canada departmental plan says it will address the Truth and Reconciliation Commission report's call to action no. 79 by expanding the ...

Spoke in the House on Business of Supply Mr. Speaker, I will be splitting my time with the member for Rosemont—La Petite-Patrie. Canadians have a long tradition of discouraging the arms race and the ...

Three months ago

Spoke in the House on Business of Supply Mr. Speaker, the people of British Columbia, including people in my riding, are very concerned about the Kinder Morgan pipeline for some very good reasons. They ...

Spoke at the Fisheries committee on The Oceans Act’s Marine Protected Areas Okay. But if science suggests it should be higher levels, then you're fine with that.... I have a question for Dr. Ban, and I'm running out ...

Spoke at the Fisheries committee on The Oceans Act’s Marine Protected Areas I believe you said that shipping lanes are currently voluntary and that they aren't regulated. When you look ahead to the future, I'm just trying to ...

More than three months ago

Spoke at the Environment committee on Main Estimates 2017-18: Vote 1 under Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency, Votes 1, ... Thank you. Thank you, Minister, and your team for being here today. As you know, all of us around this table are advocates for parks and ...

Spoke at the Natural Resources committee on Clean Technology in Canada's Natural Resource Sectors Mr. Yauch, I would like to go back for a minute to Ontario's Green Energy Act. When we look at what happened in Ontario, we can ...

Spoke at the Government Operations committee on Review of the Public Servants Disclosure Protection Act Thank you. One of the roles I serve is as NDP critic for national parks. I want to talk about the Phoenix pay system for a ...

Spoke at the Environment committee on Federal Protected Areas and Conservation Objectives and Bill C-18 Basically it's the same thing. These are all put in place. They're all consistent with Bill C-18's overarching objective, which is to ensure that ecological integrity ...

Spoke at the Environment committee on Bill C-18 Thank you. I started my career working as a park naturalist at Pacific Rim and Rev-Glacier, and in Manitoba and B.C. parks. I'm really excited by ...

Spoke at the Public Safety committee on Bill C-22 Thank you. I have to start by saying I found it quite a strange concept that a Liberal member of Parliament would protect information on national ...

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