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?
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
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.’
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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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Alistair MacGregor Campaign Party
Our NDP Candidate for Cowichan-Malahat-Langford
Rob Douglas-North Cowichan Councillor
I am hosting a campaign party for my friend Alistair MacGregor, our new NDP candidate for Cowichan-Malahat-Langford.
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
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
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
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