1 in 3 women worldwide will experience physical or sexual violence in their lifetime, usually from a male partner (WHO). Show that you never tolerate violence against women. Share the movie and start your involvement Read more… . . . → Read More: Cowichan Conversations: Dear Daddy-Video
PM Justin Trudeau has kept his promise to end Canada’s bombing mission in Syria. Conservative opposition leader Rona Ambrose and her caucus have been very critical suggesting that we will not be pulling our weight Read more… . . . → Read More: Cowichan Conversations: Trudeau announces end of Islamic State bombing mission by Feb 22
Don Maroc North Cowichan Mayor Lefebure Doesn’t Think It Is Necessary To Create A Budgetary Contingency Plan After a century and a half of deceit and duplicity you would think the Halalt people of Read more… . . . → Read More: Cowichan Conversations: Catalyst’s Crofton Pulp Mill Appears Headed For A Train Wreck
I had a call this morning was amusing, but only because I knew it was a scam. The caller, with a thick foreign accent, identified himself James Anderson from the Canadian Revenue Canada. That was Read more… . . . → Read More: Cowichan Conversations: Bogus CRA Con Artists Are Out To Scam You
Why Feds Should Step In To Help Democracy’s Watchdogs “I think newspaper readership is strongest among people who are soon going to be dead.” — John Miller former Read more… . . . → Read More: Cowichan Conversations: Nick Filmore-MEDIA IN CRISIS – 1:
You can hardly pick up a paper these days without hearing of another local paper or indeed chain of papers folding up, laying hundreds off and leaving the community without a local paper, or with Read more… . . . → Read More: Cowichan Conversations: Rafe Mair–So Long Ed Murrow and Hard-Hitting Mainstream Journalism
This post submitted by Linda Hill honours Harold Nahanee (1953-2010) for his leadership based on “following the leaders behind him.” Linda Hill & Harold Nahanee This post submitted by Linda Hill honours Harold Read more… . . . → Read More: Cowichan Conversations: Following the Leaders Behind Us-VIDEO
Video produced by Boon Collins and Thomas Shandel for the Cowichan Estuary Restoration and Conservation Association Thomas Shandel Moderator . . . → Read More: Cowichan Conversations: CERCA Bridge and Log Removal Project
CTV Video of Mountie taking down teen sparks police brutality claims (VIDEO) Newsman calls it as Mountie restraining 14 year old. That is not the way local residents saw it. Will it be Read more… . . . → Read More: Cowichan Conversations: Cumberland Mountie Loses it Takes Down 14 Year Old For Riding Bike On Sidewalk In Cumberland
It looks as if the CVRD, and some of our politicians, are rolling over again. This time we face a proposed LNG facility in Saanich Inlet and unelected Planning Manager Ross Blackwell has reportedly been Read more… . . . → Read More: Cowichan Conversations: CVRD Directors Must Stand Up And Represent The Residents Who They Are Elected To Serve
Adam Olsen’s eloquent summary presentation before the National Energy Board provides a moving expression of his values and understanding regarding what the Kinder Morgan expansion means to him, to his family, his people and our Read more… . . . → Read More: Cowichan Conversations: Adam Olsen’s eloquent summary presentation before the National Energy Board
During the past federal election Thomas Mulcair promised to oppose the Trans Pacific Partnership (TPP). Unfortunately, under the influence of and Hill and Knowlton advisors he also advanced another promise and that was to assure Read more… . . . → Read More: Cowichan Conversations: TPP should not be ratified unless the interests of Canada are fully and fairly represented, in open, transparent deals.
Don Maroc Richard Hughes By Don Maroc and Richard Hughes The Halalt First Nation has had enough of the Crofton pulp and paper mill polluting their land and water, damaging their fisheries. The Read more… . . . → Read More: Cowichan Conversations: The Halalt First Nation Sue Crofton’s Catalyst Pulp Mill For 2 Billion Dollars For Polluting Their Land And Water
In far too many cases our mining industry has a disgraceful record wherever they have gone, certainly in Central and South America. The Alaskans are also threatened by our environmentally ruinous copper and gold mining Read more… . . . → Read More: Cowichan Conversations: Alaska Threatened By Canadian Mining Operations
Don Maroc The Cowichan Valley Citizen courteously printed a letter from Mr. Elley severely criticizing the recently elected Alberta NDP and its charismatic leader Rachel Notley. Although Premier Notley’s crew have been running things Read more… . . . → Read More: Cowichan Conversations: Poor Reed Elley, former Cowichan MP, never did understand economics.
I’m not holding my breath! Justin Trudeau, our newly elected Prime Minister and occasional pot smoker, has set the cat out amongst the pigeons with his announced legalization of marijuana for recreational purposes. Odd Read more… . . . → Read More: Cowichan Conversations: Pot and Politicians- A Curious Blend That Is Hard To Keep Lit.
Canadian voters tossed out the entrenched PM Steve Harper and chose change by shunning the conservative candidates from the Conservative Party and the NDP. We were inundated with messaging that Justin Trudeau was just not Read more… . . . → Read More: Cowichan Conversations: American Voters Swing Over To Democratic Socialist Bernie Sanders
Burnaby Mayor Derek Corrigan VANCOUVER — The mayor of a Vancouver-area city is urging Prime Minister Justin Trudeau to suspend National Energy Board hearings into the proposed Trans Mountain pipeline expansion. Read more… . . . → Read More: Cowichan Conversations: Mayor Corrigan–Stop The Trans Mountain Pipeline Review, Trudeau Urged
Our Premier Christy Clark has certainly muddied the waters regarding the Kinder Morgan expansion effort, currently before the National Energy Board (NEB). However advancing her 5 so called conditions as relevant to the process at Read more… . . . → Read More: Cowichan Conversations: Premier Christy and Her Pretend Opposition To The Kinder Morgan Expansion