Cowichan Conversations: A Lively Time Ahead For the Race To Be Cowichan’s Next MLA

With the remarkable US election looming and the Standing Rock Sioux Nation Dakota Access Pipeline protests, we must not forget the lively run for the MLA spot left open by the retiring BC NDP MLA Read more…

Cowichan Conversations: Contamination Worries Heighten in Shawnigan Lake-Many Candidates Seek Nod As Next Cowichan MLA

This is the BC Liberals legacy of incompetence and indifference. It will be a focal point in the upcoming election with an interesting lineup of candidates offering to be the next MLA, the MLA who Read more…

Cowichan Conversations: Steelhead LNG’s Howe Street Executive Demands Surreal Surrender By CVRD Elected Officials

The newly implanted CVRD CAO Brian Carruthers probably thought he finally arrived when his shop received correspondence from the infamous Howe Street, the Vancouver equivalent to Toronto’s Bay Street and New York’s Wall Street. But Read more…

Cowichan Conversations: CERCA-Tribes-Naturalist Groups, Politicians and Industry Reps Celebrate Opening Of Causeway Bridge

Cowichan Citizen’s Lexi Bainas covered the long awaited opening of the causeway bridge. Onlookers watch as Tom Shandel steers his kayak under the new bridge Saturday, March 28 as part of the official opening ceremonies. Photograph By Lexi Bainas/Citizen    Members of the crowd at the official opening of the causeway bridge at the Cowichan ...

Cowichan Conversations: Now the CVRD Wants to Set Up Their Own Legal Department!

Richard Hughes-Political Blogger The legal profession must have red circled the Cowichan Valley Regional District by now as a big red plum to be picked at will. Whenever you turn around there they go off into another legal case, suing or being sued, usually due to stubborness and stupidity. The Eco Depot debacle cost us ...