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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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Pollution Another Reason For Local Control

By Parker Jefferson

As I may have mentioned before, I go fishing a lot.  My most ambitious and exciting annual adventure is a trip to the Dean river on the central coast of BC.  Several years ago I was camped about 30 km up the river with four friends.  We had chartered a helicopter to get there and set up our camp by the river in a very remote location surrounded by beautiful wilderness and a few fortunately well-fed grizzly bears. 

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