Cowichan Conversations: ISLAND HEALTH ISSUES WATER ADVISORY AFTER SUSPECTED OVERFLOW AT SIA SITE

Richard ‘Hub’ Hughes It would appear that the greedy SIA crew are dumping every BC Government approved truckload of filthy contaminated soil that they can manage, as they have an open window following a Read more…

reeves report: Contentious Rouge Park Bill Passes Third Reading

Despite united opposition against the proposed National Urban Park, Conservative Bill C-40 passed third reading Monday. The legislation is now on its way to the Tory-dominated Senate for further review. Orchard Trail in Rouge Park. The passage of Bill C-40 in Ottawa earlier this week, creating the country’s first National Urban Park in Toronto’s Rouge ...

reeves report: ECO urges province to create new climate action plan

SO MUCH OF THE THINKING around climate change has evolved since 2007 that Ontario’s seven-year-old climate action plan is now “irrelevant” according to Environmental Commissioner Gord Miller. In releasing Looking for Leadership: The Costs of Climate Inaction this morning, Miller said the province has been a leader in the climate file but has not kept up with the ...

reeves report: Ontario adds Climate Change to MOE Portfolio

IN ANNOUNCING her new cabinet last week, Premier Kathleen Wynne has charged former Transportation Minister Glen Murray with taking over Ontario’s newly revamped environment ministry. Murray, the sitting MPP for Toronto Centre and former mayor of Winnipeg, assumed command of the environment ministry from veteran MPP Jim Bradley who is Ontario’s longest-serving environment minister after ...

Cowichan Conversations: Cowichan Valley Water and The CVRD

Richard Hughes-Political Blogger   Here is a guest post from Cowichan Conversations contributor-Larry Woodruff This subject has become one of hypocrisy at its finest. Recently our benevolent members of the CVRD Board have turned the problem they have created to the public, supposedly to get quote “Our Ideas” on what to do. All the meetings in ...