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Cowichan Conversations: When Is War, War?

Don Maroc One thing we can feel secure about, a lot of out neighbours seem to know a great deal about what’s happening in Paris, France and Syria, Iraq, Kurdistan, and all the other Read more… . . . → Read More: Cowichan Conversations: When Is War, War?

Cowichan Conversations: Fundraiser for Syrian Refugees – Silver Bridge Inn 140 TCH-Duncan 7:30PM

Our new Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has announced that we will welcome 25,000 refugees by years end. Locally a fundraising event organized by Matrea Centre and the Cowichan Intercultural Society has been set up for Read more… . . . → Read More: Cowichan Conversations: Fundraiser for Syrian Refugees – Silver Bridge Inn 140 TCH-Duncan 7:30PM

Cowichan Conversations: Council of Canadians Present ‘This Changes Everything-The Documentary

Cowichan Conversations: NDP Lost The Election When They Stopped Being The Social Conscience Of Canada

Don Maroc

Coming out of the starting gate with what they thought was a good lead Jeremy Corbyn. They were bounced from a strong position as the Queen’s Loyal Opposition, with 103 seats, to

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Cowichan Conversations: ANALYSIS Let’s give Margaret Trudeau the respect she deserves

CBC-The return to 24 Sussex Dr. can’t be easy on a family whose early years were torn apart there

Richard ‘Hub’ Hughes

I scanned this earlier and put it up ‘On the ‘Left Side.’

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Cowichan Conversations: Canada, twisted by the distorted beliefs of neoconservative prairie reformers, rid itself of Stephen Harper

Don Maroc

Monday night most of the world went to bed seeing Canada with an arrogantly evil smirk on its formerly amiable face. By the next morning all they could see was a million-dollar

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Cowichan Conversations: Welcome Back To Canada- The Sun Is Shining Brighter!

It’s a beautiful day in the neighbourhood.

This post should write itself. I should be able to rest my fingers on the keyboard and have them automatically write of the defeat of Conservative PM

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Cowichan Conversations: This Year’s Federal Election Is One Of The Most Important We Have Ever Faced In This Country.

Rob Douglas

Tomorrow is the big day my friends! This year’s federal election is one of the most important we have ever faced in this country. We have a chance to elect a new

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Cowichan Conversations: What Is Your Strategy for Voting This Monday?

Georgia Collins

Will you vote with your heart?

My heart yearns for a transformation of this entire electoral process. I want to see greater collaboration in government, more women represented, and have our parliament

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Cowichan Conversations: Early Voter Engagement Strong, Elections Canada Chief Says

Richard Hughes

This CBC report below tells of substantial voting by students across Canada.

These students face years of struggle to pay back huge student loans and may well be motivated.

Will they send

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Cowichan Conversations: Potentially Scandalous Probe into Muzzled Scientists Not Likely Out by Oct.19

Here is another excellent National Observer article. This time By Mychaylo Prystupa looks into the reality facing Canadian muzzled scientists.

Information Commissioner Suzanne Legault in a photo by The Canadian Press

A potentially explosive

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Cowichan Conversations: Steelhead LNG and KERN have even more grandiose plans for Sarita Bay on Port Alberni Inlet

Don Maroc

Steelhead LNG and the Malahat First Nation have scheduled another public meeting to try to convince local south Cowichan residents of the incredible benefits of operating a floating liquid natural gas processing

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Cowichan Conversations: The Gloves Are Off- This Will Be A Hardball Fight Until Election Day

Richard Hughes-Political Blogger

We now have the stage set for the final 5 weeks of Canada’s second longest election ever. There was a fair amount of chatter and speculation regarding Liberal-NDP and even Green

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Cowichan Conversations: From CBC Polls Éric Grenier’s Poll Tracker-From

Conservative Leader Stephen Harper

Prime Minister Stephen Harper has called on the Governor General to dissolve parliament and schedule an election for October 19th.

This will be a Harper big money push to

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Cowichan Conversations: Victoria Mayor Lisa Helps and Council Are Facing the Homeless Issue With Class And Commitment.

Canada has turned its back on the poor, homeless and those facing mental health issues for decades now and the impact is being faced more and more by our cities.

PM Harper has abandoned the

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Cowichan Conversations: Opinion: Will future of food be an election plank?

This piece comes from the Edmonton Journal and applies to all of Western Canada, very much including our Cowichan Valley. We can look back and see significant increases in our food production and array of

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Cowichan Conversations: Council of Canadians Ready to Heave Steve

They have a HEAVE STEVE banner and are planning to meet under the City of Duncan sign just south of Duncan at 5 pm on Thursday, July 2nd. Everyone is invited.

If you could

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Cowichan Conversations: The Greens Could Deliver The Upcoming Election To Steve!

Richard Hughes-Your Humble Blogger

The conundrum of electing our governments based on a ‘First Past the Post’ system has never been as clear as it is today with an October Federal Election just around

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Politics and its Discontents: In Which John Ibbitson Continues His Audition For A Senate Seat

But he’d better hurry. There is talk of regime change this October.

Watch The Sunday Scrum as John consistently, stoutly and steadfastly defends Dear Leader at every turn while opining on matters such as cabinet departures, the Senate scandal involving Don Meredith, and Mr. Harper’s refusal to take questions from national reporters.

All in all, Mr. Ibbitson shows he clearly has what it takes to ably represent his master in The Red Chamber.

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Cowichan Conversations: Koch Brothers–It’s the Evil Thing!

Cowichan Conversations: Alistair MacGregor Campaign Party–Saturday June 6th at the Duncan United Church on 246 Ingram Street, Duncan BC. Doors will open at 5:30 PM.

Alistair MacGregor Campaign Party

Our NDP Candidate for Cowichan-Malahat-Langford

Rob Douglas-North Cowichan Councillor

Hello Everyone:

I am hosting a campaign party for my friend Alistair MacGregor, our new NDP candidate for Cowichan-Malahat-Langford.

A 25-year

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Cowichan Conversations: Speculation increasing that 2015 election writ will be dropped in August

Richard Hughes- Political Blogger

Steve Harper and his thugs in suits are in high gear cheating, lying, rigging the system.

They are desperate, and for good reason.

When they lose and the curtain is

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Cowichan Conversations: Rafe Mair’s Modest Proposal: Scrap environmental assessments

The resignation of Economist Robyn Allan from the National Energy Board (NEB)underlines the futility of funding these rigged operations and what is worse is that we pay through the nose for them to jam

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Cowichan Conversations: Elizabeth May’s Speech to the Ottawa Press Club Will Be Tough To Beat In The Future!

A few of the conservative uptight MSM types reacted with dismay over Elizabeth May’s ‘tell it like it is’ speech at the Ottawa Press Gallery dinner.

I had mentioned in a previous post that she

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Cowichan Conversations: Canada falling behind America and unprepared to meet shared climate commitment

It is incomprehensible to realize that Canada, once the envy of many throughout the world, has after a decade of right wing neo con governments, turned its back on the environment, on our lakes and

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