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Federal Election Shapes Up for Cowichan

We’re about six months before the start of the federal election, and the battle lines for Cowichan-Malahat-Langford are firming up in what many expect to be a super close race.

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Is There An Even Worse Drought In The Making?

Hands up, who would rather be living on the east coast this winter rather than in the amazing Cowichan Valley?  Not seeing any hands.  What an amazing winter we are having.  Spring has started already with flowering trees in Duncan and even flowering Indian Plum in my yard in the much colder Sahtlam area.

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Last November I attended a very interesting presentation by Dr. Richard Beamish at Vancouver Island University in Duncan.  This was one of the monthly Cowichan Watershed Board Speaker’s series and Dr. Beamish was talking about his new book The Sea Among Us, co-written with Gordon McFarlane.  The book is subtitled The Amazing Straight of Georgia and it chronicles every aspect of life in and around the Straight.

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