Debra Toporowski — a member of Cowichan Tribes — has the potential to cast a decisive vote on a split North Cowichan council..
It’s been an ugly political campaign these last several weeks in the race for a seat on North Cowichan council — with the future direction of the municipality at stake.
A mayoral candidate in North Cowichan is pushing to begin logging the Six Mountains within 90 days of being elected.
One seldom gets clarity at all-candidates meetings where those seeking public office put their best foot forward, soft pedal their failings, and typically avoid acknowledgement of any hard-line positions that might alienate voters.
Kate Marsh cites “need for consistency on handling breaches of Standards of Conduct Policy’