North Cowichan lacks ‘depth of experience’ at engagement, says First Nations consultant
The president of a consulting firm that provided early advice on North Cowichan’s engagement with First Nations on the Municipal Forest Reserve says the municipality lacks experience in the area.
September 28, 2020
North Cowichan Internal Email Raises Fears of Talk-and-Log Policy
An internal email from North Cowichan’s municipal forester is fuelling concerns that a public consultation process into an interim management plan for the Municipal Forest Reserve is actually a talk-and-log show, freedom-of-information documents reveal.
September 22, 2020
Four Public Engagements. Is It A Plot?
People who are cynical about government often accuse bureaucracies of creating the appearance of engaging with and listening to the public, while actually designing public consultation surveys and reports like convoluted mazes in which people are quickly lost and overwhelmed
September 8, 2020
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