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Sayward appoints new acting mayor amidst COVID-19

Councillor Bill Ives takes over as the acting mayor and moves forward with signing off on budget

Cowichan RCMP remind public that school zone speed limits still in effect

Many schools still in use during COVID-19 crisis

  • Apr 29, 2020

Gold River mail flight connects remote west coast communites with supplies

With tourism slashed, Air Nootka’s floatplanes fly essentail supplies to communites

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Ancient Times

We’re not talking about the broadcasters, it’s the T-Rex that joined Takeout Tuesday in Chemainus

North Island community issues wildlife conflict warning after wolves spotted

Zeballos cautions residents to follow wildlife safety directives after grey wolves attacked dog

Trailer trash catches fire at Parksville weigh station

Excavator used to haul out garbage for Nanoose fire crews to hose down

Rapid Westholme flood leaves long-term scars

Waters subsided in short order, but painstaking rebuilding continues for one couple and neighbours

MacGregor, Johns propose solutions to help local food producers

MPs highlight shortcomings of Canada Summer Jobs enhancements

  • Apr 27, 2020

B.C. announces funding to improve internet connectivity in remote areas

Funds could benefit North Island communites in Savary Island, Heriot Bay and Zeballos with better connectivity

Ladysmith resident celebrates 100th birthday

The community is invited to wish Bernice McFee a happy 100th birthday

Work begins on new weir for Cowichan Lake

Contract awarded to Stantec Engineering Services to do designs, engineering and studies

Columbia River Treaty talks impacted by COVID-19 crisis

Public engagement sessions planned to be held this spring on the negotiations have been delayed

North Cowichan accepting development applications again

Municipality had ceased accepting applications during COVID-19 crisis

  • Apr 24, 2020

Education looks different but learning continues under a new model

Children of Essential Service Workers a top priority

Nanaimo-Ladysmith MP hosts virtual town hall

Manly’s meeting takes place Saturday, April 25 at 7:15 p.m.

Only five COVID-19 patients across all Vancouver Island’s hospitals

Health officials at virtual town hall ask residents to ‘hold the line’

Cowichan students begin studies again, but not in schools

District introduces new at-home learning curriculum

North Cowichan anticipating borrowing $10 million bridge funding

Funding anticipated to cover shortfall if tax deadline extended due to COVID-19

Cowichan students begin studies again, but not in schools

District introduces new at-home learning curriculum