Mar 11

Joan Russow’s Presentation to the CRD CALWMC

Procurement must not be yet another act of negligence.Joan Russow PhD Presentation to the CRD, March 10, 2010 There is a long history in Victoria, of negligence on the part of the CRD and of other authoritative figures. Particularly, from the CRD engineer, Michael Williams, who in the 1980’s authored a pale blue pamphlet with […]

Mar 04

Jim Lloyd’s Presentation to the CRD CALWMC

February 25, 2010My name is Jim Lloyd and I am a retired Water Resources Technologist. I have worked in Wastewater Plant Operations for many years in Ontario and at two plants in the Victoria area. Over the years I have seen, reviewed and worked with many examples of the good, the bad and the ugly […]

Mar 02

Aboriginal Water Conference

“The Consensus on Small Water Systems for the Promotion of Indigenous Health” March 21 – 23, 2010Please contact Rachel Link, UVic, for more information, at 250-853-3115 or . The registration is free. Please see the attached files for all of the details:;

Feb 28

Phil Lyons’ Presentation to the CRD CALWMC

Feb. 25, 2010 It is coming up to decision time for CRD representatives on the procurement options for the new sewage system. As a citizen of the CRD and a member of the steering committee of the Greater Victoria Water Watch Coalition representing the Greater Victoria Seniors((OAPO191) , I feel that you should make the […]

Feb 27

Michelle Coburn’s Presentation to the CRD CALWMC

February 25, 2010 Michelle Coburn Yesterday’s news included an item re the apology from Mr. Toyota- CEO of Toyota . He spoke before the U.S. Congress to apologize for the consequences of the manufacture by his company of faulty vehicles and the insecurity, accidents and recalls surrounding the product that bears his name. He said […]

CRD public meeting – Have your say on public sewage treatment!

Date: Wednesday, March 10, 2010Time: 4:00pm – 6:45pmLocation: CRD Board Room, 6th Floor, 625 Fisgard Street, Victoria, B.C. The Capital Regional District is voting on whether the new sewage treatment project is going to be public or private at the end of March.On March 10 there is an important public meeting of the Core Area […]

Feb 26

Ian Crawford’s Presentation to the CRD CALWMC

Feb. 25, 2010 Good Evening to all members of the Committee. I am Ian Crawford, a retired teacher, aircraft mechanic, community development worker and a big fan of clever design. I know you work hard on behalf of all citizens of our district, – you receive the smallest portion of my tax dollar – and […]

Janet Gray’s Presentation to the CRD CALWMC

February 25, 2010 Hello and thankyou for the opportunity today for public input regarding the decision before you about ‘procurement’ for wastewater treatment in the CRD. My name is Janet Gray and I am representing KAIROS, a national and ecumenical environment and social justice initiative that has local and regional groups across the country. I […]

Roberta Cory’s Presentation to the CRD (Capital Regional District) CALWMC (Core Area Liquid Waste Management Committee)

(Presented on Feb. 25, 2010 at the CRD public meeting on procurement of a sewage treatment system for Victoria, BC) KEEP IT PUBLIC !!!! I have given a lot of thought to what I can say in a few minutes that has not already been said by those before me. The only issue that really […]

Feb 21

Next Monthly Board Meeting

Board Meeting: Tues. March 9, 2010, 7-9 pm BCGEU Building, 2994 Douglas St. All members of the Council of Canadians are welcome, as long as they are invited or approved ahead of time as attendees by the board. If you are not a board member, and you wish to attend, and/or if you have items […]