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Cowichan Conversations: Meanwhile back at the BC legislature…More BC Liberal Bullshit!

South Peace River BC Liberal MLA Mike Bernier did not arrive, he was sent!

The BC Liberal’s Mike Bernier reads a prepared statement on SIA and contaminated soil (Video)

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Cowichan Conversations: Shawnigan Community Fights Against Contaminated Soil Dump

More than 200 residents from Shawnigan Lake showed up to discuss last week’s decision by the provincial government to allow a company to dump contaminated soil near Shawnigan Lake

CHEK TV reports

Shawnigan area residents jammed into an overflow room at the Community Centre to get updates on their failed effort to . . . → Read More: Cowichan Conversations: Shawnigan Community Fights Against Contaminated Soil Dump

Cowichan Conversations: Shawnigan’s Fight Against Contaminated Soil“ This is Crazy!”

Richard Hughes-Political Blogger

Shawnigan resident Sonia Furstenau has been following the South Island Aggregates (SIA) efforts to import 5 million tonnes of contaminated soils to their Stebbings Road property in the Shawnigan Watershed from the outset.

She attended the Ministry of Environment-Environmental Appeal Board hearings and has written this account of the hearings, . . . → Read More: Cowichan Conversations: Shawnigan’s Fight Against Contaminated Soil“ This is Crazy!”

Cowichan Conversations: BC Liberals Give Green Light To Dump Contaminants in Shawnigan Watershed.

Richard ‘Hub’ Hughes- Political Blogger

The BC Liberal Government announced today that the South Island Aggregates (SIA) have been granted a permit to dump 5 million tonnes of contaminated and toxic soils in the Shawnigan Watershed.

The CVRD politicians refused to ‘get political’ with their Liberal friends when faced with threats to . . . → Read More: Cowichan Conversations: BC Liberals Give Green Light To Dump Contaminants in Shawnigan Watershed.

Cowichan Conversations: CVRD Bylaws Will Not Protect the Shawnigan Watershed! So Bring In A New One!

The CVRD has the authority over land use. Will they draw up a bylaw that protects the Shawnigan Watershed, or not?

 

The Assistand Deputy Minister of Environment Jim Standiford has written what appears to be a form letter to those who inquire South Island Aggregates (SIA) application to dump 5 million tons . . . → Read More: Cowichan Conversations: CVRD Bylaws Will Not Protect the Shawnigan Watershed! So Bring In A New One!