Cowichan Conversations: Shawnigan Protests-Helicopter Rides To View the SIA Contaminated Landfill-Wednesday, January 6th between 9 am and 3 pm

On Wednesday, January 6th between 9 am and 3 pm, the #SaveShawniganWater Community Action Group has arranged to provide aerial tours by helicopter from Shawnigan Village to the south end of Shawnigan Lake. Politicians Read more…

Cowichan Conversations: The CVRD Celebrates An Anniversary of Manifest Incompetence

Richard Hughes Political Blogger One year ago yesterday Jim Standen Deputy Minister of Environment spelled out what had to be done to shore up and secure a safe watershed for Shawnigan residents and it was not done! The incompetence and stubbornness emanating from the CVRD and their Shawnigan Director Bruce Fraser is staggering. This is somewhat ...

Cowichan Conversations: Robert Baden Powell Has Advice For Shawnigan Residents

  Dave Hutchinson of the ‘Shawnigan Focus’ sent this gem along Yesterday, a friend mentioned Robert Baden-Powell, the man who founded the Scouting Movement in the early 1900s. We were discussing community diversity and wondering what motivates people to act during times of crisis. She reminded me of the core values of that organization, which are ...