Cowichan Conversations: Cowichan Conversations Takes A Break

Hi Folks Cowichan Conversations has been online for over 5 years now and it is time for a break. I have enjoyed covering wide ranging issues that have been of interest and importance in the Read more…

Cowichan Conversations: North Cowichan Mayoral and Council Election Results

Mayoral Candidates Jon Lefebure-3234-Elected John Koury-3018 Damir Wallener-1411    Council Candidates Rob Douglas-3466-Elected Tom Walker-3391-Elected Al Siebring-3053-Elected Kate Marsh-2987-Elected Maeve Maguire-2485-Elected Joyce Behnsen-2277-Elected Paul Fletcher-2096 Greg Robson-2078 Dave Haywood-1981 Ron Waller-1729 Jenni Capps-1662 Lura McCallum-1543 George Gates-1514 Jim Fane-1488 Nick Caumanns-1481 Peggy Bran-1134 Jagtar Singh-1120 Heather Campbell-1008 Laurie Thomson-980 Jeffrey Motley-379

Cowichan Conversations: Rob Douglas – North Cowichan Council Campaign Launch

Campaign Launch For Rob Douglas Dear Friends and Supporters, As many of you know, I am running for North Cowichan Council this November. We need new voices in municipal politics, and I want to bring a co-operative approach, fresh ideas and a long-term vision to local government. Please join me for my campaign launch on ...

Cowichan Conversations: Cowichan Valley Election Activity Is Already Underway

Mayor Jon Lefebure This fall could actually bring excitement and change to our local government elections. There is a mayoralty race going on in North Cowichan. Uncompromising tax miser Councillor John Koury has thrown down the gauntlet and declared his intention to serve as the next Mayor. Koury has substantial support from the mostly conservative ...

Cowichan Conversations: Cowichan Conversations Registered 60,538 Visits in July

Richard Hughes-Political Blogger I am delighted to report that there were 60, 538 visits to Cowichan Conversations  in July. That is a record and follows a trend of steadily increasing viewers. Thank you for dropping by and especially to those who leave comments.  The comments section is moderated and yes, I still require full names ...

Cowichan Conversations: Rob Douglas Interviews North Cowichan Mayor John Lefebure

Richard Hughes-Political Blogger Land use decisions have been the dominant hot item in North Cowichan political circles for the last number of years. Echo Heights tops the list considering the long standing and sometimes emotional debate that has conservationists and fiscal conservatives at loggerheads. It is an issue that has divided council with only Mayor ...

Cowichan Conversations: Cowichan NDP President Rob Douglas’s Columns Contain A Curious Caveat

Richard Hughes-Political Blogger Rob Douglas penned a article published in the Cowichan News Leader that focused on the need for a’ livable wage’ and the difficult time many residents are having making it month to month. Following this column was the this notice; Rob Douglas is the President of the Cowichan Valley NDP Constituency Association.  He ...

Cowichan Conversations: Merry Christmas To All Cowichan Conversations Readers, Contributors and Enablers

Richard Hub Hughes-Political Blogger Merry Christmas, Happy Hanukkah now past, Season’s Greetings and the lot. It is a time to revel in the company of friends and family, eat too much, drink not quite enough and generally enjoy ourselves as much as we can. Celebrate but do not forget the less fortunate. There is still ...