Robert Barron

North Cowichan considers changes to pot shop criteria

Rules around distance from schools, other cannabis shops, proving problematic

North Cowichan/Duncan RCMP reports rise in calls for service

Increase of 4.6 per cent over same time last year

CVRD looks for ways to engage public in budget process

Participation has been low in recent years

Federation of Labour supports striking forestry workers

Calls for a “hot edict” on Western Forest Products

North Cowichan to hire facilitator to help create new managment plan for municipal forests

Also agrees, in principle, to work with UBC group on management plan

North Cowichan wants regional growth strategy to curb urban sprawl

Municipality wants to end urban sprawl in Valley

North Cowichan looking at big jump in culvert fees for developers

Current installation fee well below market value

North Cowichan projecting a possible 5.92 tax increase in 2020

But finance director says numbers will likely change

Chemainus sea walk plans get a boost

North Cowichan to sign right-of-way agreements with VIHA

Routley says Crofton Road work will be completed in 2020

The MLA for Nanaimo-North Cowichan says it’s a top priority

Skipping school costs a dozen B.C. students chance at a new car

Cowichan’s Jared Lammi showed up and won $5,000 cheque toward vehicle, but he can’t drive

Province comes through with funding for Charleigh Fales

Lake Cowichan toddler only one in B.C. diagnosed with CLN2 Batten disease

Province says work on Crofton Road will soon begin

But residents are skeptical

Demonstrators gather to demand a voice on North Cowichan municipal forest reserve

Demand more public consultations in decision making

Province announces $3 million for new child-care spaces in the Valley

Three new centres will provide 161 additional spaces

New Cowichan hospital on schedule to be completed by 2024, so far

Business plan hoped to be submitted by Jan. 1, 2020

North Cowichan to launch first citizen satisfaction survey

Council decided on survey questions at a meeting on May 1