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September 17, 2021

Trudeau must fire candidate charged with sexual assault

Ottawa, ON – The Conservative Party National Campaign today released the following statement on Justin Trudeau’s candidate in Spadina—Fort York: “Last night, media reported that Justin Trudeau’s candidate in Spadina—Fort York was charged with sexual assault in 2019 – a fact that Justin Trudeau, the Liberal Party of Canada, and...

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September 13, 2021

Conservative Leader Erin O’Toole shares plan to support parents

Ottawa, ON – Today, the Hon. Erin O’Toole, Leader of Canada’s Conservatives, shared his plan to support parents. “The last thing I want new and expecting parents to worry about is their income or how they’re going to pay for essentials like cribs, car seats, and clothes when Justin Trudeau...

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September 12, 2021

Conservative Leader Erin O’Toole announces plan to support grieving parents

Vancouver, BC – Today, the Hon. Erin O’Toole, Leader of Canada’s Conservatives, announced his plan to support parents experiencing the trauma of a miscarriage, stillbirth, or loss of a child. “Every year, thousands of Canadian parents struggle with the loss of a child, but our current benefits system does not...

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September 11, 2021

Conservative Leader Erin O’Toole announces plan for the GTA

Whitby, ON – Today, the Hon. Erin O’Toole, Leader of Canada’s Conservatives, released his plan to improve the lives of Canadians in the Greater Toronto Area (GTA). Nearly one in five Canadians live in the GTA, but families in these communities are increasingly worried about finding a home they can...

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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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