Creston NewsNews Local politician wants Kootenay residents to apply for the Canada Summer Jobs Program SHARE ON: Jensen Shields, staff Wednesday, Feb. 7th, 2018 Kootenay-Columbia MP Wayne Stetski Kootenay-Columbia’s MP is encouraging residents to apply for the Canada Summer Jobs Program. Wayne Stetski says there is a little bit of controversy with the applications this year. //www.mycrestonnow.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/02/STETSKI-CONTROVERSY.mp3 The federal government added a survey to the application asking about personal beliefs. Stetski is asking any late applicants to include him on letters sent to the federal government so no worthwhile projects are missed. //www.mycrestonnow.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/02/STETSKI-COPY-ME-WITH-LETTER.mp3 The initiative subsidies wages for non-profits, small businesses and religious organisations to help create employment for high school and university students. The application closes on Friday.