South Okanagan—West Kootenay

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October 01, 2022

Federal government needs to deploy more troops immediately to aid Nova Scotia clean-up

TRURO, NS – Dr. Stephen Ellis, Member of Parliament for Cumberland—Colchester, and Rick Perkins, Member of Parliament for South Shore—St. Margarets, made the following statement regarding the clean-up efforts in Nova Scotia following Hurricane Fiona:

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September 29, 2022

361 days without a federal ombudsman for victims of crime

Ottawa, ON – The Hon. Rob Moore, Shadow Minister for Justice and Attorney General of Canada, released the following statement regarding the long-delayed appointment of the Federal Ombudsman for Victims of Crime:

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September 22, 2022

Conservatives call for Canadians to be heard at Natural Resources Committee

Ottawa, ON – Today, Conservative members of the Standing Committee on Natural Resources (RNNR) released the following statement after they raised a point of privilege to force the NDP-Liberal dominated committee to abide by a long-standing tradition which ensures diverse voices are heard during committee studies:

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September 22, 2022

Conservative study approved to find out why dangerous criminals are allowed to walk our streets

Ottawa, ON – Raquel Dancho, Conservative Shadow Minister for Public Safety, released the following statement after members of the Standing Committee on Public Safety and National Security (SECU) agreed to adopt a Conservative motion to study the tragic events of the mass killing on the James Smith Cree First Nation:...

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Helena Konanz

Meet The Candidate

Helena is the Conservative candidate from the riding of the South Okanagan-West Kootenay. She is running to guarantee the riding has the representation it deserves in Ottawa.

Helena has her undergraduate degree in Political Science from UCLA and her master’s degree from UBC Okanagan. She is a former world-ranked tennis player and coach and has won seven Canadian National Masters Tennis Championships.

Helena previously worked for Nike Inc., is a small business coach, and has owned a successful family business for the past 25 years.

From 2011-2018 she served as a Penticton City Councillor and as a Director for the Regional District, Okanagan-Similkameen. She has volunteered throughout the community, including 10 years as a tennis coach at Penticton Secondary School, with the Penticton Chamber of Commerce, the Soupateria, and Rotary Club.

Helena and her husband Adam have been married 28 years and have two grown children, Zakary and Zoe.

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