Cowichan Conversations: I think it’s time for the current crop of BC NDP leaders to say yes to something

I am pleased to have received this message from Keith Simmonds. The need for change is in the air. RJH Keith Simmonds I have heard some talking points out of the BC NDP Caucus message box. All about not being the party of ‘NO’ any more. Personally, I believe, they should have chosen something else ...

Cowichan Conversations: Politics, Hockey, Fall Sitting at the BC Legislature and Local Elections-Game on!

Richard Hughes-Political Blogger We are moving into autumn,  our glorious climate change driven summer is wrapping up even though our confused tomato plants refuse to stop providing even more ripe tomatoes. Last night our beloved Vancouver Canucks warmed our hockey deprived souls with a win in the season opener against the Calgary Flames at the ...

The Disaffected Lib: Washington and Beijing Talk the Talk, Now Must Learn to Walk

They’re the world’s two biggest national economies and the world’s two biggest emitters of greenhouse gases.  It’s encouraging then that the United States and China have announced an agreement to “accelerate action to reduce greenhouse gases by advancing cooperation on technology, research, conservation, and alternative and renewable energy.” Their joint statement goes to the heart ...