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Cowichan Conversations: ‘No Need for Site C’: Review Panel Chair Speaks Out Against Dam in New Video

How many times have you been surfing the net, found something of interest that you meant to return to and then forgot? This story by Emma Gilchrist is one of those. It is a most Read more… . . . → Read More: Cowichan Conversations: ‘No Need for Site C’: Review Panel Chair Speaks Out Against Dam in New Video

Cowichan Conversations: richardhughes.ca 2016-07-21 17:38:43

    To all the concerned citizens who read this page, it’s time to take our fight to the streets. PLEASE JOIN ME IN A PEACEFUL PROTEST (#1) AGAINST STEELEHAD LNG – Read more… . . . → Read More: Cowichan Conversations: richardhughes.ca 2016-07-21 17:38:43

Cowichan Conversations: Whistling Past The Graveyard-Michael Harris

Michael Harris is an established journalist with purpose and clarity. This important piece tells it like it is. It is well worth a read. The comments that follow are a chilling reminder of the state Read more… . . . → Read More: Cowichan Conversations: Whistling Past The Graveyard-Michael Harris

Cowichan Conversations: E&N Spraying Roundup-(Glyphoshate) On Railway Tracks Throughout The Cowichan Valley

It appears that lack of notice and flimsy irregular signing is the manner in which the BC Government allows the use of pesticides in our communities today. BC’s Ministry of Environment used to refer these Read more… . . . → Read More: Cowichan Conversations: E&N Spraying Roundup-(Glyphoshate) On Railway Tracks Throughout The Cowichan Valley

Cowichan Conversations: North Cowichan & Corporate Sponsorship

NC Councillor Rob Douglas As you may have heard, North Cowichan is currently considering a proposal that could ultimately lead to the municipality selling the naming rights to our public facilities to large corporations. Read more… . . . → Read More: Cowichan Conversations: North Cowichan & Corporate Sponsorship

Cowichan Conversations: Well I Think That All Lives Matter

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Cowichan Conversations: Vancouver Islanders more depressed than other B.C. residents

Life on Vancouver Island beats the alternatives. At least that is how I feel and what I have always thought. But why the higher depression levels compared to the rest of BC? Well, in we Read more… . . . → Read More: Cowichan Conversations: Vancouver Islanders more depressed than other B.C. residents

Cowichan Conversations: Natives Developing Sustainable Programs for the Central Coast

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Cowichan Conversations: Government Explained

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Cowichan Conversations: Major Cheerleading For Obama By Our Star Struck and Obedient MP’s

There has been much hype about the Obama visit and his great speech to our parliament. Wild clapping and chanting ‘Four More Years’ from our MP’s and others and not one utterance of concern over Read more… . . . → Read More: Cowichan Conversations: Major Cheerleading For Obama By Our Star Struck and Obedient MP’s

Cowichan Conversations: Northern Gateway pipeline approval stymied after court quashes approval

This a good news story I guess, well until it is appealed, dragged on until they finally win an unobstructed right to jam their pipeline through an appeal or whatever. Cynical, you betcha, but I Read more… . . . → Read More: Cowichan Conversations: Northern Gateway pipeline approval stymied after court quashes approval

Cowichan Conversations: BREXIT THE MOVIE is a feature-length documentary film

This film is absolutely pro Brexit and was released May 12th, 2016 It is well worth a look see as to the drive to leave the EU. Did this film have an effect? Probably. How Read more… . . . → Read More: Cowichan Conversations: BREXIT THE MOVIE is a feature-length documentary film

Cowichan Conversations: Under Liberal govt, BC is drowning in hidden debt

Rafe Mair knows his onions when it comes to the BC legislature and balanced budgets. Here are an analysis and critique that you will not read elsewhere. Read this and then ask why we Read more… . . . → Read More: Cowichan Conversations: Under Liberal govt, BC is drowning in hidden debt

Cowichan Conversations: Brexit: Norway option is most realistic hope for Britain

This opinion piece carried in the Irish Times brings up an optional strategy that would probably not please many of the ‘Leavers’ but it might be an option for those trying to hold onto some Read more… . . . → Read More: Cowichan Conversations: Brexit: Norway option is most realistic hope for Britain

Cowichan Conversations: Europeans Contest US Anti-Russian Hype

Brexit certainly has focused political minds throughout the world and in spite of the corporate media message of gloom, there may well be some good comes out of it. Originally published in   Read more… . . . → Read More: Cowichan Conversations: Europeans Contest US Anti-Russian Hype

Cowichan Conversations: Hillary Clinton will return to Ohio on Monday with Elizabeth Warren in tow.

Hillary Clinton will return to Ohio on Monday with Elizabeth Warren in tow. As Democrats sharpen their general election argument against Donald Trump, it will be their first joint appearance on the campaign trail. Read more… . . . → Read More: Cowichan Conversations: Hillary Clinton will return to Ohio on Monday with Elizabeth Warren in tow.

Cowichan Conversations: Margaret McMillan This Could Be A Turning Point

Historian Margaret MacMillan talks about the possible implications of the Brexit vote and the anger and fear that fuelled it. . . . → Read More: Cowichan Conversations: Margaret McMillan This Could Be A Turning Point

Cowichan Conversations: The Votes Have Been Counted – Will The European Common Market Unravel Further?

The shock will take some time to wear off, especially in Britain or what may be left of Britain as a result of the referendum vote to leave the European Union. Of course, they remain Read more… . . . → Read More: Cowichan Conversations: The Votes Have Been Counted – Will The European Common Market Unravel Further?

Cowichan Conversations: This Mother Spoke Up When Her Son Was The Only One Not Invite To A Birthday Party

This is a busy time of year and I have not posted much on my blog lately, but this piece posted on ‘Buzzfeed’ jumped out at me and I decided to post it. I hope Read more… . . . → Read More: Cowichan Conversations: This Mother Spoke Up When Her Son Was The Only One Not Invite To A Birthday Party

Cowichan Conversations: The NDPs LNG dithering and insistence on housing becoming the election issue, is a recipe for failure

By Kevin Logan The BC liberals offer a target rich environment the NDP could readily attack, based entirely on their dreadful governing record, which would work to move votes into their column and out of Read more… . . . → Read More: Cowichan Conversations: The NDPs LNG dithering and insistence on housing becoming the election issue, is a recipe for failure

Cowichan Conversations: Climate change and the inevitable collapse of the over priced housing market

The ever increasing housing prices in Greater Vancouver and to a somewhat lesser extent Greater Victoria will eventually fall to the physical reality that what goes up must come down. The hot market cannot last Read more… . . . → Read More: Cowichan Conversations: Climate change and the inevitable collapse of the over priced housing market

Cowichan Conversations: The BC NDP’s so called ‘Gender Equity Mandate’ is an ‘Orwellian Distortion.’

Originally published in the Duncan Free Press. We are soon approaching the ‘Silly Season’ in political circles throughout British Columbia. We will go to the polls in May 2017 but in many cases, the real Read more… . . . → Read More: Cowichan Conversations: The BC NDP’s so called ‘Gender Equity Mandate’ is an ‘Orwellian Distortion.’

Cowichan Conversations: Orlando Remembered-Local Eye Online

  Nice to see Duncan City Council’s response to the massive deadly attack that took place at “Pulses’ a Gay nightclub in Orlando, Florida. The here, there and everywhere blogger Susan Down covered the Read more… . . . → Read More: Cowichan Conversations: Orlando Remembered-Local Eye Online

Cowichan Conversations: Rafe: Clark getting free ride from media, Horgan just dropping ball

Rafe is going after Christy, John Horgan and the mostly missing in action corporate media. It will be damn interesting to see how Horgan rolls out his election campaign in what can be described as Read more… . . . → Read More: Cowichan Conversations: Rafe: Clark getting free ride from media, Horgan just dropping ball

Cowichan Conversations: John Horgan says NDP will target foreign owners in fight for housing affordability

It could be billed as Greed versus Need. NDP’s John Horgan has flung down the gauntlet in what could become the hot election issue in the Greater Vancouver area as we head towards a May Read more… . . . → Read More: Cowichan Conversations: John Horgan says NDP will target foreign owners in fight for housing affordability