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Cowichan Conversations: *Big Idea No.2: Anchor Institutions*–Rob Douglas-Roger Hart On Local Economic Development in the Cowichan Region.

Rob Douglas and Roger Hart have rolled up their sleeves and prepared economic development options for Cowichan that are a refreshing alternative that makes a good deal of sense. Well worth the read and your

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Cowichan Conversations: Pickets Going Up Thursday At Cowichan Valley Schools

CDTA President Naomi Nillson-Photo by Don Bodger-Cowichan News Leader

Rotating strikes: While teachers walk the line, there’s little or no progress on a negotiated contract settlement

Read Don Bodgers Full Story Here

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Cowichan Conversations: Shawnigan’s Discovery Elementary School Drama May Be Nearing Resolution

Don Maroc-Cowichan Conversations Contributor

Act one of the Discovery Elementary school drama of misguided, overzealous parents disrupting classroom decorum and taking advantage of school district authorities’ well-meaning efforts at accommodation has run its course.

Let school district policy makers, whether elected school trustees or a province imposed single trustee, take a lesson or . . . → Read More: Cowichan Conversations: Shawnigan’s Discovery Elementary School Drama May Be Nearing Resolution

Cowichan Conversations: CTV Coverage of Discovery School Parents & Students Protest At Cowichan School District Offices

For those who might not have seen it, here is the CTV coverage of the Protest Rally at the Cowichan School District Offices Tuesday.

Cowichan Conversations: Longstanding Dispute Leads To Public Rally In Support Of Discovery School Teachers -Wednesday-March 26th 4PM

Richard Hughes-Political Blogger-

I received this notice and letter this morning and am posting it to draw attention to an ongoing issue that hopefully will be resolved soon. Reference is made to the ‘School Board’ and it should be pointed out that there is no ‘School Board’ in Cowichan.

The elected Board was . . . → Read More: Cowichan Conversations: Longstanding Dispute Leads To Public Rally In Support Of Discovery School Teachers -Wednesday-March 26th 4PM

Cowichan Conversations: Mike McKay Will Go Away – He Has Done His Handy Work!

Richard ‘Hub’ Hughes- Political Blogger

The ham fisted push-back against the Cowichan School Board was a hand misplayed on many levels.

Mike McKay, armed with a mandate to scare the bejesus out of parents, children and teachers has caused more havoc, disruption and heartburn than any School Board could ever manage.

McKay is . . . → Read More: Cowichan Conversations: Mike McKay Will Go Away – He Has Done His Handy Work!

Cowichan Conversations: Christy Clark Declare A Moratorium Now. Cowichan Schools Facing Turmoil and Chaos!

Richard Hub Hughes-Political Blogger

Premier Christy Clark must step in immediately and declare a moratorium to end the chaos and disruption caused by proposed and considered changes throughout the Cowichan School District.

Politically motivated threats of wholesale closures to meet shortfalls will neither resolve the fiscal challenges or meet the educational needs of . . . → Read More: Cowichan Conversations: Christy Clark Declare A Moratorium Now. Cowichan Schools Facing Turmoil and Chaos!

Cowichan Conversations: BC Liberal Government Must Call A By-Election In Cowichan!

BC Liberals Fire the Cowichan School Board because the asked for more money and then they broght in a 1.4 Billion Dollar Deficit themselves!

The Schools, students and teacher’s are getting the short end of the stick following this summer’s mass firing of democratically elected Cowichan School Trustees.

This was a raw political . . . → Read More: Cowichan Conversations: BC Liberal Government Must Call A By-Election In Cowichan!

Cowichan Conversations: Hats Off to the Cowichan Valley Citizen!

Richard Hub Hughes-Political Blogger

It was very encouraging to read the latest Cowichan Valley Citizen editorial in Friday’s edition, well done. It is all too easy for local media to be compromised and pull their punches editorially. This editorial nails it and that it is what the community needs. I for one am . . . → Read More: Cowichan Conversations: Hats Off to the Cowichan Valley Citizen!