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Cowichan Conversations: Cowichan Conversations Takes A Break

Hi Folks Cowichan Conversations has been online for over 5 years now and it is time for a break. I have enjoyed covering wide ranging issues that have been of interest and importance in the Read more… . . . → Read More: Cowichan Conversations: Cowichan Conversations Takes A Break

Cowichan Conversations: Harper’s ‘Dog Whistle’ Messaging to ‘Old Stock Canadians’ — Was Heard And Understood

Don Maroc’s post on Harper’s thinly veiled ‘Old Stock Canadians’ was welcomed by many Cowichan Conversation Readers.

He was certainly not the only one to hear the ‘Dog Whistle’ messaging from Steve Harper.

Bill Tieleman’s

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Cowichan Conversations: Cowichan Conversations Registered 60,538 Visits in July

Richard Hughes-Political Blogger

I am delighted to report that there were 60, 538 visits to Cowichan Conversations in July. That is a record and follows a trend of steadily increasing viewers.

Thank you for dropping by and especially to those who leave comments. The comments section is moderated and yes, I still require . . . → Read More: Cowichan Conversations: Cowichan Conversations Registered 60,538 Visits in July

Cowichan Conversations: Pre-ALR Rally Draws a Good Crowd in Duncan (Video)

 

Encouraging to read this Cowichan Citizen story on the pre ALR Rally that took place in Duncan. Now this really was a meeting that I meant to attend.

Fortunately Lexi Bainas was there and here is her report as it appeared in the Cowichan Valley Citizen. (Original Newspaper Article)

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Cowichan Conversations: Save our BC Farmland-Kindred Spirits Speak Out!

Richard Hughes-Political Blogger

Political life and involvement has its’ ups and downs , but between the garbage and the flowers I have been fortunate meeting and being inspired by ‘fellow travellers’ of many dimensions and persuasions.

I am grateful for these kindred spirits whose paths I have crossed and was reminded of the . . . → Read More: Cowichan Conversations: Save our BC Farmland-Kindred Spirits Speak Out!

Cowichan Conversations: Misguided Journalist Terry Glavin Misunderstands ‘Idle No More’

Don Maroc-Cowichan Conversations Contributor

MISGUIDED VICTORIA JOURNALIST MISUNDERSTANDS IDLE NO MORE

by Don Maroc

Terry Glavin is a well know media commentator on all things cultural and political. He claims to be left-leaning although he doesn’t always come off that way in his books and regular column in the Ottawa Citizen.

In his . . . → Read More: Cowichan Conversations: Misguided Journalist Terry Glavin Misunderstands ‘Idle No More’

Cowichan Conversations: Cowichan Valley Residents Deserve Better!

Richard ‘Hub’ Hughes-Political Blogger

Our local CVRD government has often been the target of this blog. Their performance has been costly and dismal. I had a front row seat as an elected regional director representing Cobble Hill at the Cowichan Valley Regional District Board Table from 1993 until I stepped down in 2002.

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Cowichan Conversations: Merry Christmas To All Cowichan Conversations Readers, Contributors and Enablers

Richard Hub Hughes-Political Blogger

Merry Christmas, Happy Hanukkah now past, Season’s Greetings and the lot. It is a time to revel in the company of friends and family, eat too much, drink not quite enough and generally enjoy ourselves as much as we can.

Celebrate but do not forget the less fortunate. There . . . → Read More: Cowichan Conversations: Merry Christmas To All Cowichan Conversations Readers, Contributors and Enablers