Cowichan Conversations: Furstenau–When Will Enough Be Enough?

By Sonia Furstenau-Shawnigan CVRD Director This was the image that accompanied a message that arrived in my inbox at 7:32 am this morning. This is what it has come to in Shawnigan Lake. A Read more…

Cowichan Conversations: Shawnigan’s Fight Against Contaminated Soil“ This is Crazy!”

Richard Hughes-Political Blogger Shawnigan resident Sonia Furstenau has been following the South Island Aggregates (SIA) efforts to import 5 million tonnes of contaminated soils to their Stebbings Road property in the Shawnigan Watershed from the outset. She attended the Ministry of Environment-Environmental Appeal Board hearings and has written this account of the hearings, making them ...