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Cowichan Valley parks and trails remain open for health and wellbeing of residents

Cowichan governments agree essential to provide residents with opportunities to enjoy the outdoors

  • Apr 9, 2020

Island Health “humbled” by work of Cowichan’s Project Draw Breath

Health authority eager to explore partnerships during COVID-19 crisis

Bridging the gap in church services no easy feat

United church members with computers receiving inspirational messages on-line

Some Cowichan schools to reopen for children of essential-services workers

Cowichan Valley will open 8 elementary schools this week

  • Apr 7, 2020

Residents urged to stay close to home over the holiday weekend

Time to be extra vigilant during the COVID-19 crisis

  • Apr 7, 2020

Not to become bored the game plan for COVID-19

Board game developed by Crofton family just the remedy for filling time at home

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Nanaimo, Royal Jubilee to be Vancouver Island’s COVID-19 frontline hospitals

Other Island hospitals will be admitting COVID-19 patients and will be used in a support role

75-year-old woman rescued from Cowichan Lake

Victim taken to hospital, but expected to recover

  • Apr 6, 2020

March precipitation way below normal

A 36.3 mm total in the Chemainus Valley a far cry from the usual 132.3 mm

Tips for avoiding theft from vehicles from North Cowichan/Duncan RCMP

Property crime on the rise during COVID-19 pandemic

  • Apr 5, 2020

CVRD accepting building permit and development applications

Guidelines to follow while administrative offices remain closed

  • Apr 4, 2020

Unclear if Cowichan couple refusing to self-isolate facing penalty; details of Quarantine Act still being worked out

No fines or charges have been laid to date, including Cowichan couple who won’t self isolate

Cowichan Lake weir begins operations

Catalyst Crofton operates the weir and regulates water flows

  • Apr 3, 2020

No more ferries will sail from Departure Bay, Mill Bay, Brentwood Bay during COVID-19 pandemic

B.C. Ferries announces major changes to sailing schedules for 60 days starting Saturday, April 4

CVRD cancels all recreation and theatre programs through end of April

Community centre and recreation programs cancelled through end of April

Cowichan couple won’t self-isolate after returning from overseas

New law requires 14 days of self-isolation when returning to Canada

MacGregor addresses federal response to COVID-19

Cowichan-Malahat-Langford MP spoke to constituents via Facebook

North Cowichan to police popular trails to ensure physical distancing

“You can expect delays accessing Mount Tzouhalem, or even to be turned away.”

CVRD directors defer pay-raise discussion for 30 days

Board considering raise of $11,167 for electoral area directors