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…

Cowichan Conversations: The CVRD is trying raise the Electoral Area ‘E’ financial contribution to the Aquatic Center by 313 percent.

The following is a ‘Guest Post’ from Loren Duncan, a longtime CVRD Director who represented Glenora-Sahtlam-Cowichan Station. Director Loren Duncan warns that the taxpayers are watching. Notice to electors within electoral area “E”: An Read more…

Cowichan Conversations: A Look Back To Loren Duncan’s Stated Concerns About Runaway Senior Staff Salaries

Richard Hughes-Political Blogger Longtime CVRD Director Loren Duncan put his concerns about CVRD senior staff salaries on record in June 2013. As a semi recovering politician I have an appreciation for not only his insight but for stating it publicly. The group or table dynamics are such that it is difficult to break ranks, but ...

Cowichan Conversations: We Have Had Enough Rubbish From This Rogue CVRD Board!

Richard Hughes-Political Blogger-Beware of CEO’s bearing gifts!’ The CVRD Director’s are out of control and have been for the past three or four years. The Eco Depot, a  Garbage Transfer and Recycling Drop Off, that was slated to be built on farmland in the bucolic Cameron Taggart Road area of South Cowichan was a misguided ...

Cowichan Conversations: Cowichan Politicians Must Send Dirty Dirt Peddlers Packing!

Richard Hughes-Political Blogger Cowichan Valley Residents have endured threats real and pending from various sources who would like to use and continue using the Cowichan Valley as the dumping ground for their toxic and contaminated soils. Sadly most of our CVRD politicians have been complicating the ‘Lord’s Prayer’ on this one folks. The answer is and should be, ...