Cowichan Conversations: Horgan Stuck Between A Rock and a Hard Place- Premier Notley Sells out the BC NDP!

We are at a crossroads. The old way got us here. Time to discuss, consider, debate and find new ways to manage our energy needs in a way that does not contribute to climate change. Read more…

Cowichan Conversations: BC NDP Leader Horgan Turns Tables on BC Liberals-Embarasses Liberals Over Political Payoffs For Defeated Liberal Candidates

Richard Hughes-Political Blogger There is no doubting it then when BC NDP House Leader John Horgan has the glint in his eye and the opportunity presents itself he is the oratory star of the BC Legislature. It seems he is through his understandable  ’retching’ over the election loss and is back in form as was ...

Cowichan Conversations: Bill Routley Challenges BC Liberals Over Contaminated Soil Controversy

Here is a letter from MLA Bill Routley challenging Environment Minister Lake to step in and do the right thing for the residents of Shawnigan.   Cowichan BC NDP MLA Bill Routley Parliament Buildings Victoria, BC V8V IX4 Telephone 250.387.3655 Fax 250.3873468 bill.routley@leg.bc.ca     Hon. Terry Lake Minister of Environment Room 112 – Parliament ...

Cowichan Conversations: Bill Routley Challenges Environment Minister To Protect Shawnigan Watershed

Richard ‘Hub’ Hughes- Political Blogger   The CVRD Regional District and Shawnigan Director Bruce Fraser have been blissfully sleepwalking through an application from South Island Aggregates (SIA) to dump up to 5 Million tons of contaminated and toxic soils onto their Stebbings Road property in the Shawnigan Watershed. The application has been before the Ministry ...

Cowichan Conversations: The Rot is Spreading-Premier Clark Should Have Resigned!

Richard ‘Hub’ Hughes- Political Blogger   It is becoming evident that the ‘Quick Wins Strategy’ was but just one arm of the BC Liberal Octupus of Deception. Now the latest scandal described below confirms a culture that has abused the public trust and and agan used publicly paid staff to do the BC Liberals dirty ...

Cowichan Conversations: BC NDP Gaining Ground Over Christy Clark’s BC Liberals

Richard Hughes-Political Blogger The election is on and has been for awhile now and it is becoming clear that the BC Liberals and Christy Clark are headed for certain defeat. The real question now is how bad will it be for them? We are looking at a possible landslide that could reduce BC Liberals to ...

Cowichan Conversations: All BC Political Parties Need A Democratic Shakeup!

Richard Hub Hughes-Political Blogger Let’s face it folks politics and governance in BC has become soiled by the top down control mechanisms and practices of all of BC’s political parties. Many of those who have really been involved see that quickly, well not all, many choose to turn a blind eye if the cards are ...

Cowichan Conversations: Rafe Mair Is Back And I Am Stealing His Posts Again!

Rafe Mair – Political Blogger Holidays are over and Rafe is back telling it like it is. His response to the heavy handed Conservative Prime Minister Stephen Harper’s handling of the ‘Idle No More’ protests are predictable and welcomed. You can just imagine how much Harper enjoys his posts and the Common Sense Canadian Blog ...

Cowichan Conversations: BC’s Grass Roots Politicians Want To Decriminalize Pot!

Richard ‘Hub’ Hughes This week The Union of BC Municipalities heard from advocates and opponents of decriminalizing BC’s favourite weed. BC’s local government officials called for an end to the phony laws prohibiting its’ use. Good on them. Finally an identifiable group show the leadership needed for so long. For far too long our governments ...

Cowichan Conversations: It Is All About Christy Clark! Not!

Richard Hub Hughes-Political Blogger The Village of Lions Bay’s Most Prominent Political Commentator is calling for Premier Clark to step aside for the good of the BC Liberal Party and the Province of BC. How many of us have had the same idea? A  great many I daresay. I expect that there will many posts, ...