Cowichan Conversations: Budget: North Cowichan Council Town Hall Meetings

Cowichan Conversations: Motor Sport Resort Is Brown Not Green – North Cowichan Must Act!

Richard Hughes Is this an April Fools joke? Unless there is an amendment to the zoning, or a new zone is established this could end up being used year around all right. It may already be too late. Let’s see, what other uses than racing expensive toys for the well to do could we could ...

Cowichan Conversations: Jon Lefebure Takes on the Tax Issue

Here is Jon Lefebure’s pushback on Taxation, the dominant theme of Election 2014 in North Cowichan Municipal Election.   Jon Lefebure   Taxes, we all wish we they weren’t neces­sary, but they are. We have to main­tain our infra­struc­ture, roads, pipes, build­ings, or they will fail. We have to invest in our com­munity or we stand ...

Cowichan Conversations: North Cowichan Budgeting Should Be Participatory

Rob Douglas is a Cowichan Valley activist very instrumental in organizing a series of meetings regarding Cooperatives in the Valley. Here is his latest column written for the Cowichan News Leader and reproduced here with his permission. Participatory Democracy has been practiced in many areas throughout the world and was the foundation of the Rossland ...