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Report: Ecosystem-based Conservation Plan for Shawnigan Lake Watershed

Report: Ecosystem-based Conservation Plan for Shawnigan Lake Watershed

Posted February 1, 2016 in News

Prepared by Silva Ecosystem Consultants Ltd. October 22, 2015 View Final Report...

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New Video: Save Shawnigan Lake

Posted February 1, 2016 in News

This video captures the frustration and determination of the people of Shawnigan Lake. Watch to see why enough is enough. ...

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Foreshore Restoration Workshop March 12 & 13

Posted January 29, 2016 in News

The Shawnigan Basin Society in partnership with The Shawnigan Resident’s Association Invites YOU to a FREE Workshop on March 12 and 13. Help Spend $5000 o...

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Video: The Fight for Shawnigan Lake

Posted January 26, 2016 in News

Video by DeSmog Canada.

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Shawnigan residents support First Nation’s call to halt contaminated soil dumping

Posted January 22, 2016 in Media Releases

January 22, 2016  Evidence put forward in a supreme court affidavit by the Malahat First Nation has added to the list of concerns held by citizens in the Shawnigan Lake ...

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February 10: Shawnigan Bio Remediation Society Discussion

Posted January 22, 2016 in News

Shawnigan Bio Remediation Society is offering a one hour discussion on how to implement 'bio remediation' techniques to contain toxins in our environment. Topics Include: how...

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Save Shawnigan Water Community Action Group Response to Recent Statements by Todd Mizuik of South Island Resource Management

Posted January 15, 2016 in News

Todd Mizuik of South Island Resource Management (SIRM) has been appearing in the news a great deal this week, and making some questionable statements. On Tuesday January 12th...

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Judicial Review Begins Monday

Posted January 10, 2016 in News

The Shawnigan Residents Association Judicial Review of the Environmental Appeal Board decision begins tomorrow, Monday, January 11, 2016 and is anticipated to run for one to t...

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SRA Acknowledges & Supports Chief William Seymour and Cowichan Tribes Council

Posted January 7, 2016 in Media Releases

Shawnigan Lake, BC: The Shawnigan Residents Association (SRA) would like to publicly acknowledge and support Chief William Seymour and Council in their letter of December...

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News Release from the SRA

News Release from the SRA

Posted January 6, 2016 in News

Background After weeks of documenting non-compliance at the South Island Aggregates (SIA) site, located in the Shawnigan Lake Designated Community Watershed, the citizens of ...

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January 6: Peaceful Protest & Media Event

January 6: Peaceful Protest & Media Event

Posted January 2, 2016 in News

Visual Site Tours via Helicopter On Wednesday, January 6th between 9 am and 3 pm, the#SaveShawniganWater Community Action Group has arranged to provide aerial tours by heli...

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Save Shawnigan Water Fundraiser

Posted December 17, 2015 in News

The BC Government has issued a permit to dump 100,000 tons of toxic soil on a mountain in Shawnigan above our watershed for 50 years. This totals 5 million tons of toxic soil...

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Petition to Justin Trudeau: Please Repeal Bill 38

Posted December 11, 2015 in News

Why this is importantJustin Trudeau, please Repeal Bill 38. Bill 38 has placed the protection of Canadian lakes, rivers and streams in the hands of provincial authorities. T...

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Malahat First Nation Questions Minister Polack on Science

Posted December 10, 2015 in Media Releases

In a dramatic shift, the Malahat First Nation Chief and Council have raised concerns with Minister Polack on the validity of the science being relied upon on the SIA toxic soi...

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Malahat Nation demands independent review process of the science behind SIA contaminated soil permit

Malahat Nation demands independent review process of the science behind SIA contaminated soil permit

Posted December 9, 2015 in News

December 9, 2015  We are writing regarding serious concerns that have been alleged about the scientific information used to assess the permit application of South Island...

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Mary Xmas Shawnigan

Posted December 8, 2015 in News

A Christmas message for Shawnigan... ...

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Calvin Cook Interview

Posted December 7, 2015 in News

Calvin Cook, President of the SRA, with an update on the Shawnigan Contaminated soil dump. ...

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CFAX interview with MLA Bill Routley

Posted December 4, 2015 in News

On December 2, MLA Bill Routley spoke on CFAX about the recent CVRD report, the letter he sent to the Ministry of the Environment and more. Listen on CFAX  ...

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