Cowichan Conversations: Maroc’s Public Letter to John Horgan Probably The New Leader of Her Majesty’s Loyal Opposition

Don Maroc-Cowichan Conversations Contributor It looks like the power brokers have decided that you are the NDP’s last hope for revival. Of course no one is saying anything like that John, but that’s what’s being bantered back and forth out here among what was once the NDP backbone. Don’t be complacent when the party’s fixers ...

Cowichan Conversations: ‘Run of the River IPP’s’ Flaunt Environmental Safeguards

Richard Hughes-Political Blogger Independent Power Producers(IPP) have largely ignored regulations designed to protect river flows and the many fish that require that adequate flows are maintained for their survival. They are getting away with it because the responsible BC Ministry’s have not maintained adequate staff to monitor their operations. This is a disgrace and is ...

Cowichan Conversations: The BC NDP Face Grim Choices Over BC Hydro-Fracking and the Site ‘C’ Dam Proposal

Richard Hughes-Political Blogger The BC Liberal’s, when under the firm grip of former Premier Gordon Campbell, liquidated much of BC Hydro, the the once proud mothership of our Crown Corps. Campbell sold and dealt off many of the assets and services and then through the insane ‘Run of the River’ IPP’s left BC Hydro drowning  in ...