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Former MP's son skips criminal record for domestic assault

During his time working in jails, Kamp taught respectful relationship courses, which Judge Gregory Koturbash said was particularly disappointing when considering Kamp's domestic violence outburst.

Maple Ridge seeks restoration of federal Fisheries Act

It also sought restoration of protection of all fish habitat, not just those that are part of a commercial, aboriginal or recreational fishery as the...

Dalton the Liberal candidate in Maple Ridge-Mission

Another group tried to recall Dalton in 2015 after he decided to seek the federal Conservative nomination for Pitt Meadows-Maple Ridge. Under the Recall ...

Liberals won on tight budget

Despite having the numerical advantage in many ways, none of it worked for the Conservatives. Murray, former constituency assistant for outgoing Conservative MP Randy Kamp,...

Proud to be a Canadian

People pleading for everyone to vote for 'the only party capable of beating our local Conservative candidate,' to ignore personal choice or belief in who...

Election 2015: Murray, D'Eith surprised to lose in Pitt Meadows-Maple Ridge

Sombre faces and muted talk prevailed at both the NDP and Conservative camps early in the evening, followed by the surprise victory of Liberal candidate...

Election countdown in local riding

Mike Murray, past executive-assistant to retired MP Randy Kamp, is running for the Conservatives in the riding. In the 2011 election, Kamp's margin of victory...

Two Mike Murrays on the Maple Ridge political scene

The Mike Murray who is running for the Conservative Party in the riding of Pitt Meadows-Maple Ridge was the constituency assistant for retiring MP Randy...

Column: A tale about our democracy

I received: no reply whatsoever from the Liberal Party; a suggestion from the local Conservatives that I could instead start door knocking for Randy Kamp...

Survey shows NDP tops in popular support, for now

While the NDP may be ahead in popular support, the Conservatives have dominated in this area in the past decade, with retiring MP Randy Kamp...

MP assistant Murray gets Conservative nomination

The Conservatives don't seem to be paying the price in Pitt Meadows-Maple Ridge for their late start in the federal election. A nomination meeting Tuesday...

Liberals name their candidate in Pitt Meadows-Maple Ridge

He doesn't want to make any policy announcements until he talks more with Liberal headquarters and is reluctant to criticize Conservative Randy Kamp who's been...

Nomination date set for Conservative candidates

Voters will know by next Tuesday who will be the candidate trying to retain the Pitt Meadows-Maple Ridge seat for Stephen Harper's Conservative party. Mike...

Election 2015: Tam candidate for Greens again

The Green Party announced its candidate this week – Peter Tam – while the Liberal and Conservative parties are now into the nomination process. Tam...

Federal election could be called on weekend

He expects the Conservatives will have a candidate, either Mike Murray or Marc Dalton, chosen by mid-August. Murray is executive-assistant for current MP Randy Kamp,...

Federal funds for Albion sports fields

MP Randy Kamp and Mayor Nicole Read both announced Friday that Maple Ridge will get $500,000. What's still to be resolved is the actual layout...

$310K to help kids centre

Randy Kamp, Conservative MP for Pitt Meadows-Maple Ridge-Mission, was also at the presentation. “Centres like these create safe, child-focused environments where victims and their families...

Maple Ridge Kamp's pension $55K a year

Randy Kamp will receive $55,000 per year for his MP's pension immediately after he retires from federal politics after the Oct. 19 election, under a...

NDP has a candidate for October federal election

Conservative MP Randy Kamp won't be seeking re-election. Current MLA Marc Dalton and Mike Murray, Kamp's executive assistant, are seeking the Conservative nomination. Whoever wins...

Sheridan Hill protest moves to Victoria

Two NDP critics said they would raise the matter in the house – local government critic and Coquitlam-Maillardville MLA Selina Robinson, and aboriginal affairs critic...

NDP spring nomination for Pitt Meadows-Maple Ridge

Amsden said it's never been a three-way race between Liberals, Conservatives and NDP in the riding. In the 2011 election, Conservative Randy Kamp took 28,803...

D'Eith seeks NDP nod

MP Randy Kamp, who has held the riding for the Conservatives since 2004, is stepping down. The loss of the incumbent, combined with the Conservative...

Would-be MPs support anti-terrorism Bill C-51

“I hope people take a close look at the bill,” said Pitt Meadows-Maple Ridge-Mission MP Randy Kamp. Critics have said that it will ... Kamp...

Letters: Liberal brass defends Dalton

Regarding Marc Dalton running to be candidate for the Conservative Party of Canada and now sitting as an independent MLA: there have been a few...

MP's staffer wants to be Conservative candidate

The former pastor, now executive-assistant to MP Randy Kamp, wants to replace Kamp as the Conservative MP, just as Kamp did in 2004, when he...

Terrorist attack halts Maple Ridge cadets

Wednesday's shooting at the National War Memorial in Ottawa has hit close to home with the cancellation of air, sea and army cadet activities this...

Shelter losing cold-weather beds

Randy Kamp, the Conservative MP for Pitt Meadows-Maple Ridge-Mission, acknowledges there will be hurdles as the program transitions, but points out that studies have shown...

Pitt Meadows gets second candidate for mayor

As a member of both the B.C. Liberal Party and federal Conservatives, he believes his connections with MLA Doug Bing and MP Randy Kamp will...

Letters: Mixing together as well as bitumen and water

I applaud your recent editorial stating how the Conservative government uses the word science as justification only when it suits its agenda. The words Stephen...

Retired teachers weigh in on health

That was the message that representatives of the Ridge Meadows Retired Teachers brought to MP Randy Kamp last week. President Julie Zoney, Elizabeth Jakeway and...

Forum looks at prescription heroin

The forum goes at 1 p.m. on March 4 at Riverside Centre Auditorium (20575 Thorne Ave., west of 207th Street), and discusses the heroin controversy...

Tories focus budget on growing jobs

Canada, though, has the strongest job record of industrial countries, Pitt Meadows-Maple Ridge-Mission MP Randy Kamp, said in a release. And while “too many Canadians...