Cowichan Conversations: Cowichan News Leader Editorial Critical of CVRD’s Alternate Approval Process



Our take: Can’t democracy move with the times?

A dedicated group of people mistrusts the Cowichan Valley Regional District so much it appears willing to knock on doors in the pouring November rain and risk higher taxes to take it down.

And if it turns out the community agrees with them, then hey, that’s what democracy is all about.

But we are not writing today to take sides on the CVRD’s push to make garbage collection a public utility throughout the valley.

We are writing about the frustration being expressed by these citizens about the effort they will have to put in to making their wishes public policy.

The rest of the editorial can be found here.


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