Cowichan Conversations: How Realistic is David Black’s Kitimat Refinery Proposal?

Peter Ewart looks into the David Black Refinery proposal   Locating a bitumen refinery in Kitimat deserves scrutiny and media mogul David Black’s backers do as well. The Black proposal has apparently attracted Swiss backers and certainly has our Premier’s attention  but her need for a credible hook to hang her beleaguered political hat on may have clouded ...

Cowichan Conversations: Excuse Me Mr. Black, Rafe Mair Has A Few Words About Your Refinery Proposal!

Richard Hughes Political Blogger What a hectic time it is in British Columbia these days! Hey David Black-Media Mogul- these are to be the “Dog Days of Summer!” Why are you releasing announcements that send the media and alternate blogger types into action on a summery August weekend? What were you thinking? Media releases of ...

Cowichan Conversations: David Black Media Tycoon Is Promoting A Bitumen Refinery in Kitimat

Richard Hughes Political Blogger Controversy surrounding the proposed Enbridge Northern Pipeline just got a goosing from Victoria based media tycoon David Black. The history of transporting bitumen has a very poor track record. The Alberta’s Tar Sands product presents a classic case of whatever you do next is wrong. Bitumen is a dastardly and destructive substance and ...