Cowichan Conversations: Shawnigan Lake Residents — Idle No More

Richard Hughes-Political Blogger Shawnigan is located at the south end of the Cowichan Valley Regional District and for a number of reasons seemed somewhat detached from the local government headquarters in Duncan. A great many of the residents are Victoria commuters, others were mainly summer time residents and so the blend even with the full ...

Cowichan Conversations: Have the CVRD Politicans Finally Woken Up?

Richard ‘Hub’ Hughes-Political Blogger I suspect that many of you are getting as tired of hearing about yet another CVRD screw up and outright failure to responsibly represent the taxpaying residents in the Cowichan Valley as I am blogging about it. Should we just ignore their incompetence and failure to even understand their own land use ...

Cowichan Conversations: Shawnigan’s Watershed Threatened By Contaminated Soil

Cowichan Conversations: Guerilla Radio Covered Shawnigan Contaminated Sites Protest!

Richard Hughes-Political Blogger Saturday turned out to be a spectacular warm spring day. It was perfect weather for about 250 residents and politicians gathered in Shawnigan Village to rally and speak out against the BC Government decision to issue a Draft Permit to South Island Aggregates, SIA. The Christy Clark BC Liberals gave SIA a nice ...

Cowichan Conversations: All Cowichan Candidates Signed Statements Of Opposition To Contaminated Soil Being Dumped In Shawnigan Watershed

Richard ‘Hub’ Hughes- Political Blogger All Candidates seeking office to be the next MLA for the Cowichan Constituency have publicly opposed the dumping of contaminated soil in the Shawnigan Watershed. Both Bill Routley NDP MLA and Damar Wallener Conservative Candidate had written statements regarding the threat to the Shawnigan watershed. In a rare show of non ...