Cowichan Conversations: Mixed Member Proportional Representation (MMP) An Idea Whose Time Has Come

Richard ‘Hub’ Hughes- Political Blogger Here is a snapshot of opinion from Cowichan Conversations readers who voted in the poll in response to changing our electoral system from ‘First Past the Post’ to a ‘Proportional Representation’ system that is used in many countries throughout the world today. There is a wealth of sites easily googled ...

Cowichan Conversations: BC NDP Gaining Ground Over Christy Clark’s BC Liberals

Richard Hughes-Political Blogger The election is on and has been for awhile now and it is becoming clear that the BC Liberals and Christy Clark are headed for certain defeat. The real question now is how bad will it be for them? We are looking at a possible landslide that could reduce BC Liberals to ...

Cowichan Conversations: We Must Restructure Canada To Save It!

Richard Hughes-Political Blogger How long is it going to take before some of the Conservatives MP’s wake up and stand up for Canada? Our PM Steve Harper lies to us with an ease uncommon, even for politicians. Canada is being drained and our nation is up for sale, but why? What drives Harper? He is ...