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Cowichan Conversations: Duncan’s Homeless Harold

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Cowichan Conversations: How To Let Go Of The World And Love All The Things Climate Cannot Change

Like many of you, I have watched Gasland, Gasland II and the Sky Is Pink. Josh Fox has been a trailblazer digging in and challenging the oil and gas trade. He has set the bar. Read more… . . . → Read More: Cowichan Conversations: How To Let Go Of The World And Love All The Things Climate Cannot Change

Cowichan Conversations: US Led Rogue Air Strike Kills Scores Of Syrians-Aided Islamic Victory

Here is Robert Parry’s take on the arrogance, lawlessness and criminality of the USA as they show their absolute disregard for human life.

This rogue mission killed scores of Syrian troops. Of course, they

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Cowichan Conversations: The NDP and Green Parties Struggle With Their Conservative and Progressive Factions

It seems that both NDP and the Greens are struggling with who they are, and what they think.

The NDP’s move to the ‘Mushy Middle’ must have former BC NDP leadership candidate, Steve Orcherton, MLA

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Cowichan Conversations: All Governments Lie-An Investigation Of The Corporate Media

 

The State of the Corporate Media today-A Critique

Anna Maria Tremonti interviews Democracy Now’s Amy Goodman and Fred Peabody an independent Canadian journalist and film-maker whose documentary-‘All Governments Lie’ will be released

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Cowichan Conversations: Standing Rock protest grows with thousands opposing North Dakota pipeline

The CBC’s Tim Fontaine has been covering the protest at Standing Rock, North Dakota.

This ever growing, and largely native driven protest, attended by hundreds of tribes, could lead to significant changes in how

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Cowichan Conversations: PM Trudeau-Spills happen.They always do. Even the best technology isn’t up to the job.

Dear Mr. Trudeau, I attended the Kinder Morgan open house in Victoria recently, well I tried to. The attendance was so great that as many of us as fit into the room were left Read more… . . . → Read More: Cowichan Conversations: PM Trudeau-Spills happen.They always do. Even the best technology isn’t up to the job.

Cowichan Conversations: CVRD Must Stand Up For Lake Cowichan-Youbou-Honeymoon Bay Residents Facing BC Hydro Ripoff Rate Hikes

The BC Utilities Commission (BCUC) is charged with independently examining issues connected with BC Hydro and making their views and rulings on behalf of the public interest. At least that is what they used Read more… . . . → Read More: Cowichan Conversations: CVRD Must Stand Up For Lake Cowichan-Youbou-Honeymoon Bay Residents Facing BC Hydro Ripoff Rate Hikes

Cowichan Conversations: The NDP and the Green Party seem to be reading off the same song sheet

The NDP delegates supported the ‘Leap Manifesto’ at their convention but rejected Tom Mulcair as the leader. He left the stage went behind the curtain and then shortly re-emerged with the news that he Read more… . . . → Read More: Cowichan Conversations: The NDP and the Green Party seem to be reading off the same song sheet

Cowichan Conversations: Couple married for 65 years kept apart by care home wait list

Vancouver Sun’s Glenda Lumyes’ heart-wrenching story is not isolated, but neither is it being addressed. Our governments, federal and provincial do not give a tinker’s damn about many important people issues that have been cut Read mo… . . . → Read More: Cowichan Conversations: Couple married for 65 years kept apart by care home wait list

Cowichan Conversations: Fish Farms Out! First Nations Move To Take Back Control

Richard Hughes Following decades of protest against virus ridden corporate fish farms being ignored by our federal and provincial, court decisions are fueling bold new efforts to drive the fish farms out of native Read more… . . . → Read More: Cowichan Conversations: Fish Farms Out! First Nations Move To Take Back Control

Cowichan Conversations: Bricking It For Canada

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Cowichan Conversations: Wildfire North of Bamberton Closes Northbound Lanes of Malahat Highway

Wildfires, the very mention is a concern. The wildfire burning south of Mill Bay serves as a reminder of what seems like an increasing threat on Vancouver Island. Here is a recent CBC REPORT followed Read more… . . . → Read More: Cowichan Conversations: Wildfire North of Bamberton Closes Northbound Lanes of Malahat Highway

Cowichan Conversations: Will Christy Clark’s brilliant campaigning skills survive the growing opposition to her LNG pipedreams?

Will Christy Clark’s brilliant campaigning skills survive the growing opposition to her LNG pipedreams? When a star advisor such as Tzepborah Berman calls out the Premier depth of discontent and disbelief may become a serious Read more… . . . → Read More: Cowichan Conversations: Will Christy Clark’s brilliant campaigning skills survive the growing opposition to her LNG pipedreams?

Cowichan Conversations: No puppies, no kittens, no coverage

  Norm Farrell digs into today’s shallow corporate media coverage and compares it with some of the real broadcasters and news reporters that used to cover the issues of the day. Originally published in Read more… . . . → Read More: Cowichan Conversations: No puppies, no kittens, no coverage

Cowichan Conversations: The BDS movement is gathering momentum

Andrew Mitrovica’s opinion piece posted on Al Jazeera’s site includes recognition of the controversial Green Party support for Boycott, Divest Sanction (BDS) The BDS movement is gathering momentum and adherents from across the globe, Read … . . . → Read More: Cowichan Conversations: The BDS movement is gathering momentum

Cowichan Conversations: Will The Courts Finally Uphold the Bylaws and Protect The Shawnigan Community?

  Back in court, the cards have been played, hopefully for the last time. Here is an update from the Shawnigan Residents Association.   Read more… . . . → Read More: Cowichan Conversations: Will The Courts Finally Uphold the Bylaws and Protect The Shawnigan Community?

Cowichan Conversations: The Majestic Maple Has Been Felled Early This Morning By The Island Savings Commission

This may well be about the stupidest local government action ever. The tree was safe, but the politicians chose to realign the entrances to their so-called ‘Green Parking Lot’ at our Cowichan Community Centre, Read more… . . . → Read More: Cowichan Conversations: The Majestic Maple Has Been Felled Early This Morning By The Island Savings Commission

Cowichan Conversations: Come celebrate the Big Leafed Maple – Tree of Life in a creative collaboration. *August 21st 10am – 3pm*

Public News Release Come celebrate the BIG Leafed Maple – Tree of Life in a creative collaboration. *August 21st* *10am – 3pm * Leanne Hodges, West Coast Wild Activist Artist, Starts A Community Mural Read more… . . . → Read More: Cowichan Conversations: Come celebrate the Big Leafed Maple – Tree of Life in a creative collaboration. *August 21st 10am – 3pm*

Cowichan Conversations: One year ago today, Steelhead LNG announced their plans for their liquefaction plant at Bamberton.

    PROTESTS: HIGHWAY PROTEST #2 Sunday, September 25th at Goldstream Park 1:00 to 4:00 pm Signs and t-shirts/tank tops available. This will be an R.C.M.P. sanctioned, peaceful, family friendly event as are all Read more… . . . → Read More: Cowichan Conversations: One year ago today, Steelhead LNG announced their plans for their liquefaction plant at Bamberton.

Cowichan Conversations: Canada’s Greens have been too cautious, too polite, without achieving a significant effect on environmental policies.

The Green Party is in serious danger of tanking, and it is most certainly not because they have been too green, or too radical. Canadians need and want a Green Party, a progressive force cohesive Read more… . . . → Read More: Cowichan Conversations: Canada’s Greens have been too cautious, too polite, without achieving a significant effect on environmental policies.

Cowichan Conversations: ‘Zombie bees’ found in Nanaimo as scary parasite spreads to Canada

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Cowichan Conversations: Catalyst’s Crofton Mill Sprays Oily Substance Over Crofton Neighbourhood–No Assistance Offered

Crofton residents homes, gardens, vehicles, and kids toys were covered with an oily spray that resulted from a mechanical failure at the Catalyst Pulp Mill. Catalyst Crofton environment manager Brian Houle downplayed the event and Read more… . . . → Read More: Cowichan Conversations: Catalyst’s Crofton Mill Sprays Oily Substance Over Crofton Neighbourhood–No Assistance Offered

Cowichan Conversations: For the countless Canadians humiliated by anti-gay policies, healing can finally begin

Svend Robinson was Canada’s first openly gay MP. He is now based in Geneva with The Global Fund to Fight AIDS, TB and Malaria. Originally published in the Globe & Mail Read more… . . . → Read More: Cowichan Conversations: For the countless Canadians humiliated by anti-gay policies, healing can finally begin

Cowichan Conversations: Green Party In Disarray-Elizabeth May Walk

There is a great deal of debate and discussion taking place following the Green Party convention where the membership joined with other human rights forces worldwide in opposition to the ongoing seizure of Palestinian lands. Read more… . . . → Read More: Cowichan Conversations: Green Party In Disarray-Elizabeth May Walk