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Western Standard

Matthew Horwood

MPs recommend tougher penalties for ethics violations

Penalties for Parliament Hill ethics violations lack teeth, MPs on the House of Commons ethics committee said this week. The maximum penalties range from a public apology to $500 fine.

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Castor Advance

Kevin Sabo

Battle River-Crowfoot MP discusses federal budget

According to Battle River-Crowfoot MP Damien Kurek, the Canadian government is continuing to spend more while Canadians get less.

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Hanna Herald

Jackie Irwin

MP Kurek Calls for Government Response to WE Charity Scandal

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The Globe and Mail

Marie Woolf

Former Ontario privacy czar denounces lack of transparency over PHAC’s phone-data haul

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ECA Review

Stu Salkeld

Battle River-Crowfoot MP Kurek: Vote to oust O’Toole was decisive

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Drumheller Mail

Pat Kolafa

Economic update 'more of the same' says Kurek

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Drumheller Mail

Pat Kolafa

Kurek named Deputy Shadow Minister of Rural Economic Development

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Drumheller Mail

Staff

Battle River-Crowfoot, Bow River MPs sworn in

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Stettler Independent

Mark Weber

Battle River-Crowfoot incumbent Damien Kurek lands the top spot in Monday’s election

Conservative MP was first elected in the riding in the 2019 vote

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Bashaw Star

Emily Jaycox

Conservative Party leader Erin O’Toole, MP Damien Kurek visit Three Hills

Press event on ‘fairness for Alberta’ attended by about 200 people

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Stettler Independent

Mark Weber

MP Damien Kurek hosts interactive town hall meeting

‘I’m really excited about the prospect of getting back into communities across Battle River-Crowfoot’

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ECA Review

MP Damien Kurek receives COVID-19 vaccine

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Stettler Independent

Mark Weber

Western alienation a prominent theme during virtual town hall hosted by MP Damien Kurek

Kurek noted that there is an unprecedented ‘Ottawa knows best’ strategy that is failing Canadians

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Drumheller Mail

Pat Kolafa

Kurek addresses constituents in virtual town

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ECA Review

Kurek wins Battle River-Crowfoot, will represent in Ottawa

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BioMetric Update

Tyler Choi

Canadian lawmakers demand clearer answers on facial recognition from national police

A standing committee of Canadian Members of Parliament examining face biometrics use in the country saw further clarification of the RCMP’s use of facial recognition and the expected safeguards. The hearing was also beset by allegations from lawmakers that unclear testimony from the RCMP is leading to a lack of trust.

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Castor Advance

Kevin Sabo

Battle River-Crowfoot MP Damien Kurek holds town hall in Castor

Kurek discussed a variety of topics ranging from upcoming bills to encouraging people to get more active in politics.

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ECA Review

Stu Salkeld

Stettler MP Kurek says voted against Emergencies Act

Battle River Crowfoot MP Damien Kurek confirmed he did speak in the House of Commons against employing the Emergencies Act. Kurek stated the Liberal use of the act was an overreach.

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Stettler Independent

Kevin Sabo

Catching up with MP Damien Kurek

Kurek talks about the convoy’s, the liberal government, and the Conservative Party

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Castor Advance

Kevin Sabo

MP Damien Kurek responds to party removal of leader O’Toole

The leadership vote was held Feb. 2, 2022.

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Drumheller Mail

Lacie Nairn

MP Kurek kicked out of House December 1

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Bashaw Star

MP Damien Kurek given shadow minister appointment

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Drumheller Mail

Lacie Nairn

The results are in...Liberals retain minority

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Drumheller Mail

Pat Kolafa

Family trip to Montana takes flight

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Three Hills Capital

Nicolle Ioanidis

Erin O’Toole draws large group of supporters

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Bashaw Star

Emily Jaycox

MP Kurek flies Canadian flag at half-mast

Flags lowered across the country to honour 215 victims of Kamloops residential school

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Stettler Independent

Mark Weber

MP Damien Kurek reflects on newly-released federal budget

‘Further, they recycle old promises they have consistently failed to deliver on’

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Drumheller Mail

Pat Kolafa

World's Largest Dinosaur marks 20 years

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Bashaw Star

Jordie Dwyer

Kurek discuss ag crisis with AB MPs

Alberta MPs talk about what can be done to help farmers

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Hanna Herald

Jackie Irwin

Kurek is king in Battle River-Crowfoot

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True North

Cosmin Dzsurdzsa

Feds’ data sweep tracked family gatherings and grocery visits

The Public Health Agency of Canada’s (PHAC) secretive mass surveillance program included tracking family gatherings, visits to the grocery store and other travels of millions of Canadians.

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Red Deer Advocate

Emily Jaycox

Alberta MPs react to Russian-Ukraine war, sanctions

All but five Alberta MPs on Russia’s blacklist

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CHEK News

The Canadian Press

Former privacy czar denounces lack of transparency over government’s phone-data haul

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Drumheller Mail

Pat Kolafa

Leadership for CPC underway as caucus rejects O'Toole

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Drumheller Mail

Pat Kolafa

Busy year for Battle River-Crowfoot MP Kurek

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Drumheller Mail

Lacie Nairn

Governor-General's Throne Speech 'light on detail'

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Bashaw Star

Kurek sworn in as MP for Battle River — Crowfoot

Kurek says it’s ‘an honour to be once again sworn in.’

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Drumheller Mail

Pat Kolafa

Kurek, Shields retain seats in federal election

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Drumheller Mail

Pat Kolafa

Starland celebrates grand opening of new county office

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Drumheller Mail

Lacie Nairn

Battle River-Crowfoot MP Damien Kurek hosts second Zoom town hall

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Bashaw Star

Emily Jaycox

Local elected representatives get the jab

MP Damien Kurek and MLA Lovely get their COVID-19 vaccinations

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Drumheller Mail

Lacie Nairn

MP Kurek hosted virtual town hall meeting Wednesday

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Bashaw Star

Jordie Dwyer

Area MLA, MP working on helping business

Lovely, Kurek team up to assist local companies in crisis

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Drumheller Mail

Pat Kolafa

Kurek, Shields win local seats