Helena Konanz

South Okanagan—West Kootenay

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October 19, 2019

What’s the real cost of the Trudeau-NDP Coalition? We took a look at the history books

Justin Trudeau is scheming up a plot to cling to power by forming a coalition with the NDP. This is the coalition that you cannot afford. We know that the Trudeau-NDP coalition will mean: Higher taxes; Bigger deficits; And, fewer good-paying jobs. The last time there was a Liberal-NDP coalition...

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October 19, 2019

The Trudeau-NDP Coalition: Fewer jobs, higher taxes

Both Liberals and NDP say they will halt all new pipeline development Both Justin Trudeau and Jagmeet Singh’s campaigns mused yesterday about cancelling ongoing and future pipeline projects. Singh doubled-down yesterday reminding Canadians that he’s “fully opposed to Trans Mountain”.Meanwhile, Trudeau’s star candidate in Quebec confirmed that under Trudeau’s plan...

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October 18, 2019

More scandal, more corruption: Trudeau Liberal fails to disclose corporate position with cannabis company

There is one set of rules for Trudeau Liberals and another set of rules for the rest of us Media are reporting that Trudeau Liberal, Sven Spengemann didn’t disclose his position as a director of cannabis start-up, Andean Farm and Pharma Corp. The company is co-founded by Liberal insider, Dan...

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October 18, 2019

Trudeau Liberal Cabinet Minister pushes out whistleblower

Liberals continue to attack whistleblowers and bully critics who stands up to their corrupt behaviour Ottawa, Ontario – The media are reporting that a whistleblower was let go by a Trudeau cabinet minister after the whistleblower tried to flag concerns about a conflict of interest. According to the media, the Liberal...

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Helena Konanz

Meet The Candidate

Helena has lived in the South Okanagan for over 25 years. She graduated from UCLA with a degree in Political Science and played for the UCLA national championship tennis team. Helena traveled the world as a professional tennis player, playing in tournaments such as Wimbledon and the US Open, achieving a top 100 world ranking.

After tennis, Helena went on to work for NIKE at their world headquarters in Portland Oregon, where she met her future husband Adam. They married and lived in Vancouver where she worked as a footwear buyer for Superstar Athletic Company. After having their first child Zakary, the couple moved to Adam’s home town of Penticton and they had their second child, Zoe.
After moving to Penticton they opened their small business, Konanz Chiropractic Centre, inside Okanagan Chiropractic Centre, and they recently celebrated its 25th anniversary.

Helena was first elected onto Penticton City Council in 2011, garnering the second highest votes that year, and was re-elected in 2014 as one of the top vote-getters. Helena also represented the city on the board of the Regional District of Okanagan Similkameen(RDOS), the Southern Interior Local Government Association (SILGA), the Southern Interior Municipal Employers Association (SIMEA), and was council liaison to many organizations including the Penticton Industrial Development Association and the Penticton Chamber of Commerce.

While on city council Helena always voted in a conservative and fiscally responsible manner, fighting tirelessly to keep both taxes and electric rates low. She was also tremendously responsive to her constituents, answering emails, phone-calls and setting up many personal meetings with concerned citizens.

Helena attained her master’s degree at UBC Okanagan in Political Science in Fall, 2018.
She has won seven national Canadian tennis championships and has spent nearly a decade volunteering as a coach for the Penticton Secondary School Tennis Team. She has... Read Bio