January 2016 – Media Archive

Save Shawnigan Lake

January 31, 2016

Concern doesn’t ring true

Cowichan Valley Citizen – January 29, 2016

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Port Moody may ask Port Metro for contaminant info related to Shawnigan dump site

Tri-City News – January 28, 2016

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School Provincial minister on portfolio – contaminated soil

Cowichan Valley Citizen – January 27, 2016

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Environment minister says no incidents of concern at Shawnigan Lake

CKNW News – January 22, 2016

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Worried residents head to court over drinking water concerns in Shawnigan Lake

Globe and Mail – January 22, 2016

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Malahat First Nation backs stay of Shawnigan soil-dump permit

Times-Colonist – January 22, 2016

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Hope vandalism will give them pause at soil dump

Cowichan Valley Citizen – January 22, 2016

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SIA and Ministry of Environment don’t care

Cowichan Valley Citizen – January 22, 2016

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Shawnigan in court: fraud unravels all

Local News Eye – January 19, 2016

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Malahat Nation applies to support Shawnigan residents in court battle

CFAX Radio – January 21, 2016

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The Fight for Shawnigan Lake

DeSmog Canada

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BC Town Alleges Fraud Led to Toxic Dump Site Near Their Water Source

Julie Chadwick – vice.com – January 21, 2016

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Shawnigan group appealing assessments

Cowichan Valley Citizen – January 20, 2016

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Sooke Lake reservoir is at risk from contaminated soil dump

Goldstream Gazette – January 15, 2016

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Victoria Council steps into Shawnigan Lake soil-dumping controversy

Times-Colonist – January 17, 2016

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9 More Scandals of Christy Clark (Shawnigan Lake is #4)

Huffington Post – January 15, 2016

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Victoria city council votes in Shawnigan Lake contaminated soil dump issue

CHEK TV News – January 15, 2016

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Sonia Furstenau addresses Victoria City Council

January 14, 2016

Victoria passes motion asking B.C. to pull soil dump permit

CTV VI News – January 15, 2016

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

Shawnigan Residents Association – January 15, 2016

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Response to Mizuik Statements Jan 14 2016 (pdf form includes email from Matt Pye to Todd Mizuik)

Shawnigan residents the real victims

Cowichan Valley Citizen – January 15, 2016

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Could the Fundamental ‘Right to a Healthy Environment’ Be a Gamechanger for Community-Led Battles like Shawnigan Lake?

DesmogCanada – January 14, 2016

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Opponents of Shawnigan Lake contaminated soil dump spreading fear, operator says

CBC News – January 14, 2016

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Shawnigan Lake Protest

Shaw TV – January 8, 2016

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Owner of contaminated soil dump site drinks treated water

CHEK-TV News – January 13, 2016

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A look into the future for Shawnigan

Cowichan Valley Citizen – January 13, 2016

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Vandals dump unknown liquid at disputed site

Cowichan Valley Citizen – January 13, 2016

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Quaders ripping up soccer pitch in Shawnigan

Cowichan Valley Citizen – January 13, 2016

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Be mindful of how you go about your protest

Cowichan Valley Citizen – January 13, 2016

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“We’re a Community in Unrest”: Shawnigan Lake Asks B.C. to Halt Contaminated Waste Disposal While Judicial Review Underway

DesmogCanada – January 12, 2016

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B.C. officials should drink Shawnigan water if it’s so safe

Vancouver Province – January 12, 2016

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SIRM at Port Moody Council Meeting

January 12, 2016 – Questioning begins at 27:00

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Sonia Furstenau on CFAX Radio

January 12, 2016

Sonia Furstenau on CBC Radio

January 11, 2016

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Groundtruthing from the air

Island Tides – Vol 28 No 1 – Jan 14-27, 2016

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More Samples, More Questions, More Concerns: Enough is Enough

Andrew Weaver – January 10, 2016

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Shawnigan Lake residents fight to shut down landfill they fear will contaminate their drinking water

Vancouver Province – January 10, 2016

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Okay, This Raffi Song about Shawnigan Lake Is Pretty Catchy

The Tyee – January 8, 2016

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Soil-dumping threatens Sooke Lake,  too

Times-Colonist – January 10, 2015

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Environmental review process failing citizens

Times-Colonist – January 9, 2016

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Sonia on CFAX Radio

January 8, 2016

Shawnigan Lake Community hosts media tour to shed light on SIA

My Cowichan Valley Now – January 6, 2016

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Victoria city councillor wades into Shawnigan Lake water fight

CTV News – January 8, 2016

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Media, politicians flock to disputed soil site

Cowichan Valley Citizen – January 7, 2016

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Does right to clean water apply in Shawnigan?

Cowichan Valley Citizen – January 7, 2016

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Shawnigan Lake on APTN National News

January 7, 2016 – begins at 3:50  mark

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SRA Acknowledges & Supports Chief William Seymour and Cowichan Tribes Council

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Ralley decries Shawnigan Lake contaminated -soil landfill

Times-Colonist – January 7, 2016

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Shawnigan Lake residents claim industry is threatening their health

Global TV News – January 6, 2016

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Shawnigan Lake soil dumping protests attract hundreds on Vancouver Island

CBC News – January 6, 2016

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Dispute heating up over soil disposal facility near B.C.’s Shawnigan Lake

Globe & Mail – January 6, 2016

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The Year Ahead:  Dirty dirt fight to continue in new year

Cowichan Valley Citizen – January 6, 2016

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Hundreds protest Shawnigan Lake contaminated soil site, and politicians take helicopter tour of watershed

CHEK TV News – January 6, 2016

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The Year Ahead: MLA will continue to fight for accountability in 2016

Cowichan Valley Citizen – January 6, 2016

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BC Greens leader wants Shawnigan Lake landfill shut down, investigated

CKNW News – January 6, 2016

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Helicopters, filthy bottled water mark biggest protest yet at B.C. soil dump

CTV News – January 6, 2016

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Raffi Sings for Shawnigan Lake

Georgia Straight – January 3 2016

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