Flushable Wipes Costing Canadians $250,000,000

Yes, you read that correctly. Swiffer pads and wipes being flushed down the toilets of the nation have cost Canadian Taxpayers $250 million dollars.

In Duncan/North Cowichan, we have experienced two major breakdowns as a result of these non-biodegradable tissues, getting entangled in the pump machinery for a cost of over $50,000. The Joint Utilities

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Smart Meters. Big Brother Coming to Duncan?

Smart Meter Installation

“Meter exchanges in your community will commence in January 2012 and are scheduled to be completed by the end of May 2012,” Olynyk’s letter read. “BC Hydro customers in your community will receive a letter a few weeks prior to their meter upgrade. The letter will notify customers when their meters will

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And now that the election is behind us

I look forward to working with returning councillors Tom Duncan and Joe Thorne as well as the three new councillors, Michelle Bell, Michelle Staples and Martin Barker. I think the next three years will see a lot of changes.

Good bye to Jesse Winfrey, Ray Cadorette and Paul Fletcher, all of whom worked very hard

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One more sleep until the election

Today is the last day all candidates can be out on the streets campaigning. I expect to spend a couple of hours downtown.

I support Phil Kent for Mayor. I believe he is the one with the real vision for Duncan. He understands the process. He is thoughtful and respectful. He is inclusive.


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Tomorrow, we present ourselves to the residents of Sunridge Assisted Living

I am looking forward to tomorrow afternoon when we go to Sunridge Assisted Living to do pretty much what we did yesterday. It is wonderful to talk to people who have actually thought about issues, ask intelligent questions and best of all feed you tea and cookies.