Song of the Watermelon: Bring Your Boomers: How BC Candidates Fare on Climate Change

Although the writ for the upcoming BC election won’t be dropped for another two weeks (yes, this campaign has been going on forever), I had the pleasure yesterday of attending an all-candidates meeting on climate change organized by Gen Why Media. The forum seemed geared primarily towards the young ’uns, despite being billed by organizers ...

Cowichan Conversations: Opportunity To Demonstrate Strategic Cooperation

Brian Fisher I am pleased to introduce Brian Fisher to Cowichan Conversations readers. It is hoped that this will be just the first offering and that Brian will send us his thoughtful observations as we burst into spring. He is an internationally known arborist with a degree in Psychology and Business. He is an R.P.Bio ...

Cowichan Conversations: Provincial-Federal Politicians Neutered In Our Present System Of Party Discipline

John Van Dongen-Independent MLA Our Canadian Democracy has been hijacked by the political party system for far too long. Slowly but possibly surely politicians are speaking out, most often it is when they are on their way out the door. Not all wait until retirement. Former BC Liberal Cabinet Minister John Van Dongen and former BC ...

Northern Insight: Independent MLA’s speak out

FORT ST. JOHN – Independent B.C. MLAs Bob Simpson and Vicki Huntington’s visit to the Peace allowed them to see the region’s natural resource face to face, resulting in questions and concerns they plan to bring to the provincial government’s attention. “I raised this issue in the legislature, [and] a number of organizations … stood ...