Cowichan Conversations: Pollution risks found at quarry near Shawnigan Lake

This is the sort of headline that has been placed at the top of most news stories about Shawnigan over the last few years. Christy Clark’s BC Liberal government have shown a callous and utter Read more…

Cowichan Conversations: Lehanna Green-Justice Kirpatrick Upholds Justice Mackenzie’s decision On Shawnigan

  I understand that there was some Shawnigan blowback following previous posts and reports from Lehanna Green’s blog-Stop dumping contaminated soil in Shawnigan lake. In case there remains confusion or concern perhaps her latest Read more…

Cowichan Conversations: Fact–Water Runs Downhill- The SIA Contaminated Site Is Threatening Shawnigan Creek and Lake

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Cowichan Conversations: Bill Routley questions the Minister on why SIA is open for business without having met the permit conditions.

Cowichan Conversations: More Victoria Contaminated Soil Dumped in Cowichan

It is time for all of us to stand up and start screaming, “We aren’t going to take it any more!” Last Tuesday, September 18th, the CVRD was notified of an application to bring 1,450 truck loads of contaminated soil from the Canadian Forces Base in Esquimalt to The Evans Pit on Koksilah Road near ...

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 of contaminated ...