Cowichan Conversations: Liberals refuse to release Mount Polley Mine documents

BC NDP Leader John Horgan Liberals refuse to release Mount Polley Mine documentsTen days after the tailings pond failure, the B.C. Liberals have still not released the most basic documents about the Mount Polley Mine, say B.C.’s New Democrats. “We have been calling for the full release of documents related to this mine for more ...

Cowichan Conversations: Former Enbridge Lobbyist Named New Head of B.C. Government Communications Branch

Richard Hughes-Political Blogger During the Dog Days of Summer few are paying attention to the political scene, but that is often when they sneak through programs, reports and in this case a shocking appointment that will not be glossed over no matter how hot it is. Ms Premier Christy Clark may have actually set a ...

Cowichan Conversations: Hang on to your Hats-Here comes Horgan!

Richard Hughes-Political Blogger Look for a rejuvenated BC NDP under Horgan’s leadership. He will engage and entertain voters so tired of seeing a dull plodding uncertain opposition. Yes, politics in BC is about to become interesting again. The Damien Gillis piece above focuses on the  foibles of the ‘Christy Clark Choir’ singing in unison about the ...

Cowichan Conversations: BC Provincial Party Leaders Debate Held Earlier Today on CKNW 98 Top Dog Radio

Cowichan Conversations: BC Election Campaign Showing That The BC NDP Are Ready To Govern

Adrian Dix maintains a strong lead. It is just past a week into the BC Election Campaign and it is Adrian Dix showing that he knows his onions when it comes to campaigning. For some considerable time Adrian has aggressively pursued support in all constituencies through the province. Now he has kicked it up a  ...

Cowichan Conversations: Christy Clark Survives Leadership and Passes Budget

Richard ‘Hub’ Hughes- Political Blogger Speculation ran wild regarding Premier Clark’s grip on her leadership and whether or not the dissidents within her caucus would scotch the budget vote today. Bringing down her government and forcing an early election seemed a possibility 24 hours ago. Not so much now. The last weeks humbled and humiliated ...