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: Slate Style Campaigning Has Tainted City of Duncan Elections

Richard Hughes-Political Blogger Throughout the Cowichan Valley the number of candidates seeking office has increased dramatically. Along with the increased number of candidates comes an increased level of competitive zeal. In the City of Duncan alone 14 candidates are vying for 6 council seats and a number of them do not pay taxes in Duncan ...

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: Duncan’s Largest Seniors Home Fires Its Staff Again

  By Don Bodger – Cowichan News Leader Pictorial Sunridge Place employees received termination notices Monday, as the assisted living and complex care facility has been sold. A total of 264 employees are affected, including 124 reliefor part-time positions. Relief employees are not required to be provided with notices under the Employment Standards Act. In the ...

Cowichan Conversations: I’m Back Online With Windows 8, Sort Of ;-)

Richard Hughes-Political Blogger Good morning folks, Like many of you I spend a lot of time on computers, but am not all that savvy in many of the technical aspects. Our beloved computers do fail and cause us all sorts of heartburn from time to time. Apparently it was my turn. The motherboard on my ...

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 ...

Cowichan Conversations: Cowichan Politicians Must Send Dirty Dirt Peddlers Packing!

Richard Hughes-Political Blogger Cowichan Valley Residents have endured threats real and pending from various sources who would like to use and continue using the Cowichan Valley as the dumping ground for their toxic and contaminated soils. Sadly most of our CVRD politicians have been complicating the ‘Lord’s Prayer’ on this one folks. The answer is and should be, ...