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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.

Today

Mentioned by Golden Star Holiday to celebrate local food There could be a holiday in the fall where everyone celebrates local food, if MP Wayne Stetski's private members bill is approved. As Stetski sets up his summer schedule, he also plans on attending farmer's markets in the area to gather support and ...

Two days ago

Posted on Twitter Local food should be celebrated! Join the campaign. https://t.co/0m1eGhPas8 #celebratelocalfood #localfood #buylocal #ag #canada

Three days ago

Didn't vote on Vote #649 on Bill S-210 Amend Amend the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act, the Civil Marriage Act and the Criminal ...

Didn't vote on Vote #648 on Bill C-374 Amend the Historic Sites and Monuments Act (composition of the Board)

Posted on Twitter BC Parks Student Ranger Program! 18-30 year olds interested in a career (or summer) working in Parks. Check it out… https://t.co/QiggdJstaf

This week

Posted on Twitter Our food system employs more Canadians than any other sector. Canada needs a National Local Food Day! Let's… https://t.co/8mBJsGPAoT

Posted on Twitter Big congrats to Livia Lara and the whole team at Cranbrook Farmer's Market for being the winning Non-Profit of the… https://t.co/uiOVGFaR88

Posted on Twitter Spring is in the air.... ;) https://t.co/DiBat70coz

Posted on Twitter Really appreciated the opportunity to be a part of these insightful conversations. #goldenbc #cdnpoli… https://t.co/kYZiHS09Gi

Spoke in the House on Budget Implementation Act, 2018, No. 1 Madam Speaker, Bill C-74 contains 556 pages and would amend 44 acts. I looked at some of the things that would be impacted by this legislation, ...

Voted Yes on Vote #647 on Bill C-68 Amend the Fisheries Act and other Acts in consequence

A week ago

Mentioned by Columbia Valley Pioneer Keeping it Simple: Food and Water By Wayne Stetski. Member of Parliament, Kootenay Columbia. As most of you know I spend nearly six months of the year in Ottawa representing you and all of the 107,500+ residents of Kootenay-Columbia in the House of Commons. One of my primary roles as ...

Mentioned by Know.ca (press release) Keeping it simple: food and water - E By MP Wayne Stetski. As most of you know I spend nearly six months of the year in Ottawa representing you and all of the 107,500 plus residents of Kootenay-Columbia in the House of Commons. One of my primary roles as MP is to debate legislation that is ...

Mentioned by Revelstoke Mountaineer MP Stetski wants to create a National Local Food Day Bill C-281 would designate the Friday before Thanksgiving as National Local Food Day to recognize and celebrate the importance of sustainable local food systems. By. Wayne Stetski. -. Apr 9, 2018. 3. Kootenay–Columbia MP Wayne Stetski. Photo ...

Three weeks ago

Spoke in the House on Families of Members of Parliament Two months ago, a reporter from The Hill Times stopped me outside the House of Commons and asked a question. She said, “Prince Harry and Meghan ...

Spoke in the House on Fisheries Act Mr. Speaker, in 2015, one of the reasons my riding of Kootenay—Columbia changed hands from being Conservative for 21 years to NDP was the Conservatives' attack ...

Voted Yes on Vote #646 on Bill S-232 Respecting Canadian Jewish Heritage Month

Voted Yes on Vote #645 on Bill C-344 Amend the Department of Public Works and Government Services Act (community benefit)

Mentioned by The Nelson Daily Stetski criticizes Liberals for killing heritage funding bill Kootenay Columbia Member of Parliament Wayne Stetski said NDP and Conservative support for a private member's bill to help heritage building owners was defeated by the Liberal majority in the House of Commons last week. “I am disappointed that the ...

A month ago

Mentioned by BCLocalNews Stetski blasts Liberals for defeating heritage bill Kootenay Columbia MP Wayne Stetski is speaking out in support of a private members bill voted down by the federal Liberals that would have provided tax relief for heritage buildings. The measure, introduced by Conservative MP Peter Van Loan, would have ...

Two 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 in the House on Committees of the House Mr. Speaker, I would like to thank the member for York—Simcoe for introducing this private member's bill. Canadians take great pride in their built heritage, as ...

Spoke in the House on Health Mr. Speaker, last November I asked the government what it would do to support the small-scale outdoor farmers who are producing cannabis for recreational use. Increasingly ...

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 in the House on Clayton Murrell and Joan MacKinnon Mr. Speaker, sometimes life just is not fair. On February 3, a tractor trailer lost control on Highway 3 in my riding of Kootenay—Columbia and ran ...

Spoke in the House on Business of Supply Mr. Speaker, last June I had the pleasure of accompanying the veterans affairs committee on a trip to Washington to look at how the United States ...

Spoke in the House on Canadian Heritage Mr. Speaker, this year marks 80 years since Gatineau Park was established, and for nearly 50 years the Canadian Parks and Wilderness Society has been striving ...

More than three months ago

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, ...

Spoke at the Indigenous and Northern Affairs committee on Specific Claims and Comprehensive Land Claims Agreements Thank you. Thank you for taking the time to be here today. From 2012 to 2015, I represented municipalities in southeastern British Columbia in treaty negotiations ...

Spoke at the Environment committee on Bill C-323 Thank you. In my riding of Kootenay—Columbia, which is located in southeastern B.C., we have a few commercial heritage properties, but by far what we have ...

Spoke at the Environment committee on Heritage Preservation and Protection in Canada Thank you. This is a question for either of you, perhaps. You've been involved with the funding of heritage in different ways over the years. What's ...

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