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: Is Alberta’s Dirty Dilbit Actually Black’s Gold Or Is It Just Fools Gold?

Cowichan Conversations contributor Kevin Logan wrote this piece to put Newspaper Mogul David Black’s bid to promote a bitumen refinery into perspective. Kevin Logan’s career has been diverse, ranging from small business to NGOs through finance and government. “I have a plan!.” David Black, an international Newspaper Magnate and BC Liberal insider, rolled out his ...