All Candidates seeking office to be the next MLA for the Cowichan Constituency have publicly opposed the dumping of contaminated soil in the Shawnigan Watershed.
Both Bill Routley NDP MLA and Damar Wallener Conservative Candidate had written statements regarding the threat to the Shawnigan watershed. In a rare show of non partisan solidarity both statements were agreed upon and signed by all four candidates.
Here is Bill Routley’s Statement
We stand together for
Clean Drinking Water
for the people of Shawnigan Lake
The safety of drinking water for the residents of Shawnigan Lake
The election is on and has been for awhile now and it is becoming clear that the BC Liberals and Christy Clark are headed for certain defeat. The real question now is how bad will it be for them?
We are looking at a possible landslide that could reduce BC Liberals to single digits. If the polls hold it will be deja vu all over again, as Yogi Berra would say.
This time it looks like it will be the Christy Clark crew heading for the rocks as the Social Credit Party and the Ujjal Dosanjh led
Much money has been made and a great deal of environmental damage has been done through the practice of ‘Fracking’ or Horizontal Hydraulic Fracturing.
Canadians have had a heads up following horror stories in the US but never mind there is money to be made. The politicians of all stripes are as weak as water when it comes to regulating, reporting and permitting of these fracking operations.
BC and Alberta’s energy resources used to make the provinces hum, but today the difficulties are becoming harder to sweep under the carpet.
Check out this report from Fracking Canada and then question
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