Return to INDEX, Salish Sea (Excerpt from an earlier note from Howard: I deliberately covered a lot of ground in the Blue Book because I wanted people to see the ‘big picture’ on our inland sea and connections between issues that are often considered in isolation from one another, even though the problems never can be […]
2018-09-24 Bowser sewage treatment plant, Salish Sea. Submission to Doctors of BC Environment Committee
Return to INDEX, Salish Sea This is a significant paper for many Canadians, not only the people of Bowser. Note: click on the small text under the Title of the posting (its “category”) – – Bowser Sewage Treatment Plant – – to generate a thumbnail list of all the postings related to the Sewage Treatment […]
INDEX SEPTEMBER 24, 2018 BOOK EVENT “SALISH SEA“, AUTHOR HOWARD STEWART Agendas, List of Candidates, Municipal Election, List of NOTE: the following link is valid, even if it shows as invalid. Coastal zone management framework proposal for the Salish Sea, Howard Stewart Communities, Mid-Island, a list of Contact Info & DISTRIBUTION LIST for Salish Sea […]
2018-05-16 Water: Bowser residents protest marine sewage outfall plan, Parksville Qualicum Beach News, Michael Briones
This is a local issue, but one that affects everyone. Please see the “Comments” (from the newspaper) at the bottom of this posting. Water and/or Oceans people: please weigh in at URL: https://www.pqbnews.com/news/bowser-residents-protest-marine-sewage-outfall-plan/ with information. I, too, will add an on-line Comment, but don’t have time at the moment. Thanks! Sandra Michael […]
2018-04-21 Poisons in Water, cholera, norovirus: Out In The Open, CBC Radio, Letter to host Piya Chattopadhyay.
RE: Why so few people on Six Nations reserve have clean running water, unlike their neighbours ( http://www.cbc.ca/radio/outintheopen/why-so-few-people-on-six-nations-reserve-have-clean-running-water-unlike-their-neighbours-1.4618968) EXCERPT from the program: . . . communities suffering from disease and death thanks to long-neglected water quality. Martin-Hill . . . “I think we all know at some level that the environment has a […]
2018-04-16 Verbal version of Water, Submission to Town Council, Cholera cases, originating French Creek and Qualicum Bay. And April 9th report of norovirus. Human sewage a plausible factor in both.
TO: Town Council FOR: Council Meeting, April 16th, 2018 (Written version submitted April 11th) SPEAKER: Sandra Finley, resident SUBJECT: Cholera cases, originating French Creek and Qualicum Bay. And April 9th report of norovirus. Human sewage a plausible factor in both. Thank-you for the opportunity to share information in support of my request. I am […]
2018-04-10 re Cholera and Norovirus in Georgia Strait, BC. Local resident writes . . .
Please scroll down to heading With thanks to Dianne (the local resident). NOTE: the Comment from Thomas Gates (bottom of posting) from local group SOS Bowser http://sosbowser.ca. Both the cholera and norovirus outbreaks are plausibly related to sewage (#1 and #2 quotes, just below). Not mentioned: marine vessels as a source of human sewage. […]
2018-03-26 Water: re Cholera cases from herring eggs, Qualicum Beach area. Letter to officials, Reply from Medical Health Officer.
My letter to officials appears below this reply from the Medical Health Officer: From: Hasselback, Paul Sent: March 26, 2018 7:03 AM To: Sandra Finley Cc: Waters, Shannon (Dr) ((Vancouver Island Health Authority) Subject: FW: re Cholera cases from herring eggs, Qualicum Beach area Ms. Finley: As the Medical Health Officer for […]
2018-03-25 Vancouver Island cholera outbreak ‘a unique situation,’ health officials say, Vancouver Sun
The Vancouver Sun reports: “The harvest (of herring eggs) in the area where the infections took place — a stretch of coastal waters from French Creek to Qualicum Beach . . .”. I describe my experience in that same water, in Submission to BC Govt officials, re the proposed Bowser Sewage Treatment Plant (2017-09-12). […]
2017-10-19 Bowser Sewage Treatment Plant. Reply to my submission.
I made a submission to the Government about the Bowser Sewage Treatment Plant (“Opportunity! …). Reply from the Deputy Minister of Environment received (I have some follow-up to do.): Reference: 311945 October 19, 2017 Dear Ms. Finley: On behalf of the Honourable George Heyman, Minister of Environment and Climate Change Strategy, thank […]