Cowichan Valley Regional District

Cowichan Valley Regional District.

Wilson assumes role as CVRD’s chief administrative officer

Danielle Myles Wilson is the new chief administrative officer of the Cowichan…

  • Sep 17, 2022

 

Letter to the editor.

Smith remains impartial on draft bylaw

Stability of coastal slopes a long-time concern

  • Sep 15, 2022

 

Lynne Smith has her sights set on a second term as Area G director. (Photo submitted)

Smith making bid for reelection as Area G director

First term marked by COVID, extensive work on harmonizing electoral area community plans

 

Thetis Island is one of the most under-served communities for communications. (Photo by Don Bodger)

Improved internet and cellular being developed for under-served communities

Thetis and Penelakut Islands among the primary locations

  • Sep 9, 2022
Thetis Island is one of the most under-served communities for communications. (Photo by Don Bodger)
Letters to the editor.

Landslide designation could be hazardous for homeowners

Proposed bylaw could lead to lower property values and higher insurance rates

Letters to the editor.
A map of the new bypass. (Courtesy of Dididaht First Nation)

Ditidaht Nation paving its own way to winter safety with help from San Group

Forest company donates cash, machines, manpower

A map of the new bypass. (Courtesy of Dididaht First Nation)
Sign that greeted residents upon entry into the Crofton Community Centre last Wednesday. (Photo by Don Bodger)

Mapping of Chemainus River floodplain to aid in future flooding risks

Magnitude and complexity of the problem clear, but there’s no quick and easy solution

Sign that greeted residents upon entry into the Crofton Community Centre last Wednesday. (Photo by Don Bodger)
Flooded Chemainus River over Westholme Road in November of 2021. (File photo by Don Bodger)

Flood mapping of Chemainus River watershed underway

Managing future flooding the objective

  • Jul 6, 2022
Flooded Chemainus River over Westholme Road in November of 2021. (File photo by Don Bodger)
Presenter Dr. Richard Guthrie reveals some of the findings of a study on Saltair slope stability. (Photo by Don Bodger)

Saltair study guides development in areas that may be subjected to natural hazards

Abundant landslide activity in the past factoring into future decisions

Presenter Dr. Richard Guthrie reveals some of the findings of a study on Saltair slope stability. (Photo by Don Bodger)
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CVRD launches community engagement on three-stream curbside collection service

Staff will take feedback and design options to meet needs

  • May 21, 2022
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Laurie Milton was out looking for wildlife to photograph when she came across a Giant Pacific octopus. (Laurie Milton photo)

Island shutterbug gets surprise close-up look at giant octopus on Cowichan beach

Giant Pacific octopus one of the largest species in the world

Laurie Milton was out looking for wildlife to photograph when she came across a Giant Pacific octopus. (Laurie Milton photo)
The ball fields at Saltair’s Centennial Park. (Photo by Don Bodger)

Teams rally after permit for Saltair ball field use denied

Final pitch made to the CVRD board before official decision reached

The ball fields at Saltair’s Centennial Park. (Photo by Don Bodger)
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Modernization of single Official Community Plan begins with Community Circle engagements

Harmonizing nine electoral areas the aim of CVRD plan

  • Mar 6, 2022
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People living illegally in RVs in rural areas of the Valley is on the increase as affordable housing crisis continues. (File photo)

People illegally living in RVs in rural areas on the rise

Affordable housing crisis cited as the cause at CVRD committee meeting

People living illegally in RVs in rural areas of the Valley is on the increase as affordable housing crisis continues. (File photo)
Cowichan Valley Regional District.

Painted wood waste pilot program launched

Substantial amount of plywood and dimensional lumber to be kept out of the landfill

  • Dec 4, 2021
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A mudslide prompted Emcon Services Inc. to close Allenby Road between Miller and Boys Roads in Duncan on Monday. (Emcon Services photo/Twitter)

Cowichan flood update: Evacuation order for Allenby Road campground rescinded

Recovery efforts underway, with waters receding in most areas

A mudslide prompted Emcon Services Inc. to close Allenby Road between Miller and Boys Roads in Duncan on Monday. (Emcon Services photo/Twitter)
Cowichan Valley Regional District.

Harmonized Official Community Plan for electoral areas adopted

Next phase of modernization to begin

  • Nov 7, 2021
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Cowichan Valley Regional District.

Employer Resource Guide to help businesses adapt to the labour shortage

Overview provided of the tools needed to adjust

  • Nov 6, 2021
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Cowichan Valley Regional District.

Cowichan residents urged not to burn yard waste

Regional district suggests embracing alternative disposal methods

  • Oct 16, 2021
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Cowichan Valley Regional District.

Cowichan recovery dashboard highlights challenges for tourism, housing and labour

Opportunities to provide meaningful support to Cowichan businesses being identified

  • Oct 10, 2021
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