Seeing both sides of: more talk on Stoney Hill Road
The case for
It’s been clear for weeks that simply halting the road through Stoney Hill would leave a lot of people angry.
It has also been clear that simply pushing it through would also leave many upset.
So taking more time to address and reconcile the concerns of both parties is warranted. Maybe North Cowichan will not be able to please everyone, but why not try?
The case against
As much as some people want to confuse the issue, this debate is simply about a majority of residents wanting safe road access to their homes and being willing to pay significant money out of their own pockets to make it happen.
The landowners, and the taxpayers have already said yes. The opponents are not going to change their minds.
Just get on with it.