Cowichan Conversations: Citizen and News Leader Editorials Worth A Look!

Richard ‘Hub’ Hughes- Political Blogger   Citizen Editorial cites Canada’s shameful and embarrassing withdrawal from UN Convention to counter the impacts of droughts. The Cowichan News Leader recognizes that it is politics that will determine the direction of the ‘Dirty Dirt’ threat in Shawnigan.

Politics and its Discontents: More On Harper’s Dereliction of Environmental Responsibilites

As is so often the case, Star readers eloquently speak on issues close to the hearts of many. Reproduced below are two from this morning’s edition that address the Harper regime’s wholesale abandonment of environmental responsibility. As well, here is a link to an Al Jazeera video report of our country’s shameful closing of the ...

The Canadian Progressive | News & Analysis: Elizabeth May: Harper making Canada the North Korea of environmental law

By: Obert Madondo | The Canadian Progressive: Green Party leader Elizabeth May says Prime Minister Stephen Harper is turning Canada into a “rogue nation” and the “North Korea of environmental law”. The Saanich-Gulf Islands MP was reacting to Thursday’s shocking revelation that the Conservative government last week quietly withdrew from yet another important international body, the United Nations […] The post Elizabeth May: ...

Politics and its Discontents: Can We, In Good Conscience, Allow This To Continue?

There are, without doubt, many justifications and rationalizations that people have for being willfully ignorant of the larger world around them: work pressures, home stresses, lack of time, lack of sleep, etc., etc. I will readily admit that one of the luxuries of retirement is the gift of time and the concomitant freedom to pursue ...