Cowichan Conversations: Days of Revolt-Letting Go of the World-Chris Hedges

We have heard the responses from our Prime Minister Trudeau and the American President Obama about dealing with climate change, but what they say is bogus, meaningless, their policies are in fact accelerating the doom Read more…

Cowichan Conversations: B.C. terrorism convictions overturned as judge rules pair were entrapped

In this case B.C. Supreme Court Justice Catherine Bruce was not buying in and denounced the RCMP. She said police went too far, using trickery and subterfuge to manipulate the pair. It is refreshing Read more…

Cowichan Conversations: Green Party admits to deliberately misleading Victoria voters

Green Party leader Elizabeth May arrives with candidates Jo-Ann Roberts, left, and Frances Litman to watch election results on Oct. 19. The party has admitted a senior official misled the public in a Read more…

Cowichan Conversations: Maple tree blues: commission says cut it down

Susan Down, Local New Eye Cowichan, covered the Commission meeting where they officially confirmed their earlier plan to cut down the old big leaf maple at the Cowichan Community Centre. Here is her report. Maple Read more…

Cowichan Conversations: The Big Leaf Maple Tree At The Cowichan Community Centre Will Cut Down

Cowichan Conversations: ‘No Need for Site C’: Review Panel Chair Speaks Out Against Dam in New Video

How many times have you been surfing the net, found something of interest that you meant to return to and then forgot? This story by Emma Gilchrist is one of those. It is a most Read more…

Cowichan Conversations: richardhughes.ca 2016-07-21 17:38:43

    To all the concerned citizens who read this page, it’s time to take our fight to the streets. PLEASE JOIN ME IN A PEACEFUL PROTEST (#1) AGAINST STEELEHAD LNG – Read more…

Cowichan Conversations: Whistling Past The Graveyard-Michael Harris

Michael Harris is an established journalist with purpose and clarity. This important piece tells it like it is. It is well worth a read. The comments that follow are a chilling reminder of the state Read more…

Cowichan Conversations: E&N Spraying Roundup-(Glyphoshate) On Railway Tracks Throughout The Cowichan Valley

It appears that lack of notice and flimsy irregular signing is the manner in which the BC Government allows the use of pesticides in our communities today. BC’s Ministry of Environment used to refer these Read more…

Cowichan Conversations: North Cowichan & Corporate Sponsorship

NC Councillor Rob Douglas As you may have heard, North Cowichan is currently considering a proposal that could ultimately lead to the municipality selling the naming rights to our public facilities to large corporations. Read more…

Cowichan Conversations: Well I Think That All Lives Matter

Cowichan Conversations: Vancouver Islanders more depressed than other B.C. residents

Life on Vancouver Island beats the alternatives. At least that is how I feel and what I have always thought. But why the higher depression levels compared to the rest of BC? Well, in we Read more…

Cowichan Conversations: Natives Developing Sustainable Programs for the Central Coast

Cowichan Conversations: Government Explained

Cowichan Conversations: Major Cheerleading For Obama By Our Star Struck and Obedient MP’s

There has been much hype about the Obama visit and his great speech to our parliament. Wild clapping and chanting ‘Four More Years’ from our MP’s and others and not one utterance of concern over Read more…

Cowichan Conversations: Northern Gateway pipeline approval stymied after court quashes approval

This a good news story I guess, well until it is appealed, dragged on until they finally win an unobstructed right to jam their pipeline through an appeal or whatever. Cynical, you betcha, but I Read more…

Cowichan Conversations: BREXIT THE MOVIE is a feature-length documentary film

This film is absolutely pro Brexit and was released May 12th, 2016 It is well worth a look see as to the drive to leave the EU. Did this film have an effect? Probably. How Read more…

Cowichan Conversations: Under Liberal govt, BC is drowning in hidden debt

Rafe Mair knows his onions when it comes to the BC legislature and balanced budgets. Here are an analysis and critique that you will not read elsewhere. Read this and then ask why we Read more…

Cowichan Conversations: Brexit: Norway option is most realistic hope for Britain

This opinion piece carried in the Irish Times brings up an optional strategy that would probably not please many of the ‘Leavers’ but it might be an option for those trying to hold onto some Read more…

Cowichan Conversations: Europeans Contest US Anti-Russian Hype

Brexit certainly has focused political minds throughout the world and in spite of the corporate media message of gloom, there may well be some good comes out of it. Originally published in   Read more…

Cowichan Conversations: Hillary Clinton will return to Ohio on Monday with Elizabeth Warren in tow.

Hillary Clinton will return to Ohio on Monday with Elizabeth Warren in tow. As Democrats sharpen their general election argument against Donald Trump, it will be their first joint appearance on the campaign trail. Read more…

Cowichan Conversations: Margaret McMillan This Could Be A Turning Point

Historian Margaret MacMillan talks about the possible implications of the Brexit vote and the anger and fear that fuelled it.

Cowichan Conversations: The Votes Have Been Counted – Will The European Common Market Unravel Further?

The shock will take some time to wear off, especially in Britain or what may be left of Britain as a result of the referendum vote to leave the European Union. Of course, they remain Read more…

Cowichan Conversations: This Mother Spoke Up When Her Son Was The Only One Not Invite To A Birthday Party

This is a busy time of year and I have not posted much on my blog lately, but this piece posted on ‘Buzzfeed’ jumped out at me and I decided to post it. I hope Read more…

Cowichan Conversations: The NDPs LNG dithering and insistence on housing becoming the election issue, is a recipe for failure

By Kevin Logan The BC liberals offer a target rich environment the NDP could readily attack, based entirely on their dreadful governing record, which would work to move votes into their column and out of Read more…