Cowichan Conversations: BC government raises stink over violations at sewage plant emptying into Cowichan River

The BC Ministry of Environment has issued a “non-compliance advisory letter” for several violations related to a municipal sewage-treatment plant that empties into the Cowichan River, a review by sixmountains.ca of provincial enforcement and Read more… The post BC government raises stink over violations at sewage plant emptying into Cowichan

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Cowichan Conversations: Champion of old growth logging uses industry magazine to attack North Cowichan grassroots conservation movement

Sig Kemmler’s logging company top municipal earner last year By Larry Pynn Truck Logger BC Magazine describes itself as the “preeminent source for timber harvesting and forestry perspectives, information & news.” But, based on its Read more… The post Champion of old growth logging uses industry magazine to attack North

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Cowichan Conversations: North Cowichan councillor who sits on Cowichan Tribes disqualifies herself from vote

Council seeks public’s patience amidst ‘uncharted territory’ North Cowichan councillor Debra Toporowski has disqualified herself from a vote on consultation with First Nations on the Municipal Forest Reserve on the grounds she also sits Read more… The post North Cowichan councillor who sits on Cowichan Tribes disqualifies herself from vote

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