Cowichan Conversations: CVRD Love In With BC Liberal’s Terry Lake Turns Sour!

Richard ‘Hub’ Hughes- Political Blogger   You may recall the enthusiasm our CVRD Directors had after their meeting with then newly appointed Minister of the Environment, Terry Lake last spring. The ‘CVRD Liberal Friendlies’ who attended the meeting were overcome with partisanship. That is a dangerous indulgence for local politicians who allow provincial political leanings ...

Cowichan Conversations: Shawnigan Watershed Threatened While Director Fraser Fiddles

The CVRD has the authority over land use. They failed to enforce their bylaw or draw up another to protect the Shawnigan Watershed. Word has it that the Ministry of Environment has announced that a draft approval of the SIA proposal to dump five million tonnes of contaminated soil into the Shawnigan Lake Watershed is about to ...