Cowichan Conversations: Shawnigan Director Bruce Fraser Reports: SIA Permit For Contaminated Soils Will Be Approved!

Breaking News on SIA Permit Shawnigan CVRD Director Bruce Fraser At a meeting this morning (June 19th) between the MOE, Ministry of Mines and the CVRD it was confirmed that a final permit will be recommended for issue for the SIA Contaminated Soil Facility “within the next few weeks”. MOE staff members are convinced that ...

Cowichan Conversations: All Cowichan Candidates Signed Statements Of Opposition To Contaminated Soil Being Dumped In Shawnigan Watershed

Richard ‘Hub’ Hughes- Political Blogger All Candidates seeking office to be the next MLA for the Cowichan Constituency have publicly opposed the dumping of contaminated soil in the Shawnigan Watershed. Both Bill Routley NDP MLA and Damar Wallener Conservative Candidate had written statements regarding the threat to the Shawnigan watershed. In a rare show of non ...

Cowichan Conversations: Meeting Tonight Regarding Contaiminated Soil Permit Allowing Dumping In Shawnigan Watershed

Richard ‘Hub’ Hughes- Political Blogger The BC Liberal Government has issued a Draft Permit that would allow contaminated and toxic soils to be dumped in the Shawnigan Watershed. Georgia Collins from the Shawnigan Basin Society and Shawnigan Watershed Roundtable has emailed a notice about a meeting that they have organized. It would be a good ...

Cowichan Conversations: Cowichan Politicians Must Send Dirty Dirt Peddlers Packing!

Richard Hughes-Political Blogger Cowichan Valley Residents have endured threats real and pending from various sources who would like to use and continue using the Cowichan Valley as the dumping ground for their toxic and contaminated soils. Sadly most of our CVRD politicians have been complicating the ‘Lord’s Prayer’ on this one folks. The answer is and should be, ...