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Cowichan Conversations: A Lively Time Ahead For the Race To Be Cowichan’s Next MLA

With the remarkable US election looming and the Standing Rock Sioux Nation Dakota Access Pipeline protests, we must not forget the lively run for the MLA spot left open by the retiring BC NDP MLA

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Cowichan Conversations: Liberals Squirming Over ‘Jiggery Pokery’ Taunts From NDP’s Brother Bill Routley

Richard Hughes-Political Blogger

BC Lib’s urbane quick wit , the sharp tongued Mike DeJong, is doing a not so slow burn over constantly being harpooned by Cowichan NDP MLA ‘Brother Bill Routley’ for their sleazy tactics and heartless governance.

Well actually Routley admitted that one of their MLA’s might have a heart. Probably.

. . . → Read More: Cowichan Conversations: Liberals Squirming Over ‘Jiggery Pokery’ Taunts From NDP’s Brother Bill Routley

Cowichan Conversations: Cowichan MLA Bill Routley Speaks About Contaminated Sites Threat Facing Shawnigan

Cowichan Conversations: Political Games Being Played Over Application To Dump Contaminated Soil In Shawnigan

Richard ‘Hub’ Hughes- Political Blogger

Many worried and stressed Shawnigan residents have been wondering why Shawnigan Director Bruce Fraser and the BC Liberal friendly CVRD Board have been dragging their feet over the SIA application to dump 5 million tons of contaminated soil in the Shawnigan Watershed.

Although facing unthinkable harm to the . . . → Read More: Cowichan Conversations: Political Games Being Played Over Application To Dump Contaminated Soil In Shawnigan

Cowichan Conversations: NDP MLA Bill Routley Challenges BC Liberals Over School Closures

Richard Hub Hughes-Political Blogger

Personally I found that the dismissal of our elected School Trustees was an unnecessary action savoured by the BC Liberal Government to keep the uppity Trustees in line, not only here but throughout the province.

This is not just about money. This shines a light on an antiquated child . . . → Read More: Cowichan Conversations: NDP MLA Bill Routley Challenges BC Liberals Over School Closures

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 . . . → Read More: Cowichan Conversations: Shawnigan Watershed Threatened While Director Fraser Fiddles

Cowichan Conversations: Maroc Has Dusted Off His Keyboard And Is Out After The Frackers!

Political Blogger

Don Maroc longtime journalist and historian pops up on Cowichan Conversations as a valued contributor from time to time.

Many will recall his many years as a Cowichan News Leader Columnist with his column “View from the Left.”

The issue of hydraulic fracking was enough to fire him up to write . . . → Read More: Cowichan Conversations: Maroc Has Dusted Off His Keyboard And Is Out After The Frackers!