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Shawnigan Shows Need For Local Control

The proposed contaminated soil dump in Shawnigan is another example of why we need local control over our watershed, or more accurately, watersheds. We need not only to defeat that proposal, but also to win the larger battle of getting local control so this kind of thing doesn’t keep happening.

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Vote Pledge Media Summary To Date

Here is a summary of the media to date on the vote pledge campaign:


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(Cowichan Valley, BC) Today the local citizens group One Cowichan launched a non-partisan campaign geared to the upcoming provincial election to gain local control over the Cowichan watershed. The campaign seeks thousands of citizens to pledge to vote for local control, sending a signal to candidates of all political stripes to promise to make this commitment.

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