Cowichan Conversations: The Nanaimo-Duncan Labour Council organized a debate for the three candidates vying for the North Cowichan mayor’s chair

Don Maroc – Cowichan Conversations  by Don Maroc The Nanaimo-Duncan Labour Council organized a debate for the three candidates vying for the North Cowichan mayor’s chair, at the Cowichan Community Centre Sunday afternoon at 2 pm. Richard Hughes-Moderator Maybe it was because the Cowichan Valley’s unreformed political pitbull Richard Hughes was the moderator, or maybe ...

Cowichan Conversations: Jon Lefebure Faces John Khoury and Damir Wallener For the Top Prize in North Cowichan

Jon Lefebure The North Cowichan political scene has certainly been sparked up as candidates vie for positions at the council table and the mayor’s chair. Incumbent Mayor Jon Lefebure is seeking re-election but first he will have to garner more votes that the two hard charging challengers Damir Wallener and veteran councillor John Khoury. John ...

Cowichan Conversations: Cowichan Valley Election Activity Is Already Underway

Mayor Jon Lefebure This fall could actually bring excitement and change to our local government elections. There is a mayoralty race going on in North Cowichan. Uncompromising tax miser Councillor John Koury has thrown down the gauntlet and declared his intention to serve as the next Mayor. Koury has substantial support from the mostly conservative ...

Cowichan Conversations: All Cowichan Candidates Signed Statements Of Opposition To Contaminated Soil Being Dumped In Shawnigan Watershed

Richard ‘Hub’ Hughes- Political Blogger All Candidates seeking office to be the next MLA for the Cowichan Constituency have publicly opposed the dumping of contaminated soil in the Shawnigan Watershed. Both Bill Routley NDP MLA and Damar Wallener Conservative Candidate had written statements regarding the threat to the Shawnigan watershed. In a rare show of non ...