Political Eh-conomy: Someone is making slightly more than you and this report says it’s time for it to stop!

Here’s a familiar refrain: “Someone’s wages rose faster than someone else’s: report”. This depersonalized version sounds about as cynical as it should especially since the first someone is usually not a CEO whose wages are actually rising faster than everyone else’s – it’s that fat cat across the street, like you know, the garbage collector ...

Cowichan Conversations: Harper Government’s Pot Plan Panned At UBCM

PM Harper looks stoned but says he does not, has not and will not!   If the Harper Cannabis consultants don’t stop sampling the soon to be commercialized product we are in for another expensive cockup that defies reason. Exhale Steve, it’s later than you think. Check out this story than ran in the Surrey-North ...

Cowichan Conversations: It Is Time For Our Politicians To Legalize Marijuana-No More Bullshit!

Richard Hughes-Political Blogger The growing list of politicians that are calling for the legalization and or decriminalization of marijuana has just gained another truth teller. The latest to join that list is former BC Liberal Solicitor-General Kash Heed. Former Solictor-General-BC Liberal MLA Joins The Growing List Of Politicians Calling For An End of The Failed ...

Cowichan Conversations: UBCM Supports By-Election For Cowichan School Trustees!

Richard ‘Hub’ Hughes As an old politico of the CVRD flavour I have found myself intrigued by the UBCM activities taking place in Victoria this week. CVRD Director Ian Morrison Of particular interest is that Cowichan’s  former school trustees have received support from the UBCM crowd in support of a democratic solution via a by election ...

Cowichan Conversations: BC’s Grass Roots Politicians Want To Decriminalize Pot!

Richard ‘Hub’ Hughes This week The Union of BC Municipalities heard from advocates and opponents of decriminalizing BC’s favourite weed. BC’s local government officials called for an end to the phony laws prohibiting its’ use. Good on them. Finally an identifiable group show the leadership needed for so long. For far too long our governments ...