Audio interview: Kootenay-Columbia NDP candidate Wayne Stetski presents views

In this long-form interview with NDP Kootenay-Columbia candidate Wayne Stetski, we touch on issues facing the riding to learn more about the candidate, his style and his positions on the issues.

Wayne Stetski is the MP for the riding of Kootenay-Columbia. Photo: Aaron Orlando/Revelstoke Mountaineer

Wayne Stetski is the NDP candidate in the riding of Kootenay-Columbia in the October federal election.

Stetski served as Mayor of Cranbrook for three years until he was defeated in the 2014 municipal election. His career background is in government parks management and conservation.

We first spoke with Stetski in March when he declared his candidacy. You can find that introductory story here.

This is the Revelstoke Mountaineer’s second audio interview with Wayne Stetski. It was recorded on Aug. 24, 2015 while he was campaigning in Revelstoke.

This long-form interview with Stetski seeks to find out more about the candidate’s take on issues facing Kootenay-Columbia.

We touched on many subjects, including: greenhouse gas reduction, green energy, the gun registry, municipal infrastructure funding, the polls in this riding, the Kootenay-Columbia campaign so far, healthcare funding, affordable housing, and why he lost the mayoral election in Cranbrook in 2014.

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