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Chemainus animal sanctuary needs your vote in nationwide contest

RASTA is up for $5,000 from Nutram; contest runs until May 31

Heartfelt memories of Derek Descoteau four years later

Victim of Chemainus murder and his brother leave a huge impact on a large group of friends

City of Duncan, North Cowichan reopening municipal halls

North Cowichan’s municipal hall will reopen on June 15, but for tax payments only.

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Preparing to welcome students back to school

It’ll be a short and very different return

Chemainus family pledges $50,000 to Chemainus Theatre Crisis Relief Fund

The Hilton family pledged $50,000 toward a matched fund. If fully matched, it will raise $100,000

Council lifts moratorium on committee and advisory body meetings

Meetings to be done by electronic means and streamed to provide transparency for the public

  • May 23, 2020

RCMP use Zoom to connect with Cowichan kids

Calls with Grade 2 students tackle bike safety

Here’s where tenting sites for the homeless will be set up in Cowichan

Authorities say they will be temporary and well maintained

CVRD’s board postpones pay raise discussion until 2021

Decision made due to financial uncertainty around COVID-19 crisis

Clean bill of health at Chemainus facility

Health care centre reports no issues since the COVID-19 outbreak

Cowichan Strong partnership launches COVID-19 business recovery needs assessment

Series of surveys distributed to local business owners serves as a first step

  • May 20, 2020

Resident concerns abundant over Fuller Lake Arena parking lot homeless tent site

Theft, nearby trails only the beginning of alarm bells for those who live in the area

Well-rounded student Ngenda the 2019 Governor General’s Award winner for Chemainus Secondary

He excels in everything academically and even enjoys playing sports on a losing team

Board of Education creates COVID-19 transition committee

Programs and protocols remain in place to get though this unprecedented time

  • May 16, 2020

With many caveats, SD79 preparing to re-open schools

B.C. parents will have the option of sending their children back to…

Land purchase brings early treaty benefit to Halalt First Nation

Ownership taken of Crofton Corners and Chemainus River Storage

Interim digital engagements approved by North Cowichan council

Various projects looking to move ahead until public involvement can resume

  • May 14, 2020

Vancouver Island’s provincial parks ready to reopen

Visitors advised to follow physical distancing protocols as day use returns to selected parks May 14

It’s clear face shields are an important piece of personal protective equipment

Chemainus’ Hird-Rutter found a design and decided to produce them using a 3D printer

Fish parcels from home: A coastal B.C First Nation’s link with dispersed members

Despite the pandemic, Kyuquot First Nation will continue with its annual food fish distribution for members dispersed outside traditional lands