In a world already overpopulated with incivility, think of Decafnation as a refuge from high anxiety. Instead of a triple-shot, pulse boosting caffeine assault on your nervous system, our writing aims to give you the milder buzz of a decaffeinated beverage.

But don’t let the coffee metaphor mislead you. You’ll find passionate writing and strong opinions here. We’ll take on controversial topics. We’ll explore the edges of unconventional ideas.

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George Le Masurier

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  • Regional District terminates CVEDS contract, opposing views were too entrenched
    by George Le Masurier on March 1, 2021 at 5:36 pm

    After more than a year of divisive conversations about the future of economic development, the Comox Valley Regional District plans to terminate its contract with the Comox Valley Economic Development Society The post Regional District terminates CVEDS contract, opposing views were too entrenched appeared first on Decafnation.

  • The Week: The heart of our survey is in the comments, not the hard numerical data
    by George Le Masurier on February 19, 2021 at 6:53 am

    Decafnation's Local Government Performance Review was designed to shed light on why people felt a certain way rather than predict some outcome through statistics. The post The Week: The heart of our survey is in the comments, not the hard numerical data appeared first on Decafnation.

  • Free webinar lectures on herring and the protection of natural shorelines in the Salish Sea
    by Guest Writer on February 17, 2021 at 6:16 am

    Comox Valley Nature present free webinar lecture on the importance of herring to the Salish Sea ecosystem and the effects of hard shoring our coastline The post Free webinar lectures on herring and the protection of natural shorelines in the Salish Sea appeared first on Decafnation.

  • Survey finds Areas A-B happy with regional board, directors, little interest in schools
    by George Le Masurier on February 16, 2021 at 6:30 am

    Comox Valley regional directors in Areas A and B should address the affordable housing crisis as their top priority over the next year and a half, according to a local government performance review conducted by Decafnation. In Area C, the top issue is protecting the Regional Growth Strategy The post Survey finds Areas A-B happy with regional board, directors, little interest in schools appeared first on Decafnation.

  • Electoral Area A Comments
    by George Le Masurier on February 16, 2021 at 12:23 am

    Results for Electoral Area a from Decafnation's Local Government Performance Review The post Electoral Area A Comments appeared first on Decafnation.

  • School Board Comments
    by George Le Masurier on February 16, 2021 at 12:18 am

    Respondents to Decafnation's Local Government Performance Review comment on District 71 school trustees The post School Board Comments appeared first on Decafnation.

  • Islands Trust Comments
    by George Le Masurier on February 16, 2021 at 12:14 am

    Electoral Area A respondents to Decafnation's Local Government Performance Review made comments about the Islands Trust representatives The post Islands Trust Comments appeared first on Decafnation.

  • Electoral Area C Comments
    by George Le Masurier on February 16, 2021 at 12:10 am

    Electoral Area C respondents' comments in Decafnation's Local Government Performance Review The post Electoral Area C Comments appeared first on Decafnation.

  • Electoral Area B Comments
    by George Le Masurier on February 16, 2021 at 12:02 am

    Comments from Electoral Area B respondents on Decafnation's Local Government Performance Review The post Electoral Area B Comments appeared first on Decafnation.

  • Comox respondents’ Comments
    by George Le Masurier on February 12, 2021 at 5:39 am

    Comox residents responding to Decafnation's Local Government Performance Review make comments on the Town Council and individual councillors The post Comox respondents’ Comments appeared first on Decafnation.