Municipal Government

Ian Morrison, CVRD’s director for Cowichan Lake South/Skutz Falls, said he doesn’t want to leave the decision on whether to raise the compensation for electoral area directors to the next board. (File photo)

Pay increase for CVRD directors raised again

Morrison wants board to discuss issue before end of term

 

North Cowichan.

Environmental Education Program back in action during 2022

Online lessons focus on climate change and associated impacts on species at risk

  • Jul 24, 2022

 

North Cowichan.

North Cowichan’s draft Master Transportation Plan needs input

Survey available until Aug. 14

  • Jul 23, 2022

 

Letter to the editor.

Medical situation dealt with in the context of counsellor duties

When unable to attend in person, voice and debate fully present

Letter to the editor.
Letter to the editor.

North Cowichan meeting times need changing along with council

Continuation of daytime sessions not convenient for the public

  • Jul 16, 2022
Letter to the editor.
Municipality of North Cowichan.

Elector Response Form available July 22 on Crofton fire hall AAP

Joint council meeting held between North Cowichan and Duncan

  • Jul 9, 2022
Municipality of North Cowichan.
Letter to the editor.

Time for elected officials to get real on taxes

A tax decrease would be more realistic based on property assessments alone

  • Jul 8, 2022
Letter to the editor.
Municipality of North Cowichan.

Protection of Hermit’s trails paramount

Plan for this prestigious ecosystem brought into question

  • Jul 7, 2022
Municipality of North Cowichan.
Nanaimo city council, at a meeting this week, voted to repeal a bylaw relating to public morals which prevented people from making use of any “profane, obscene, blasphemous or grossly insulting language.” (City of Nanaimo image)

B.C. city repeals 130-year-old bylaw banning drunken singing

City of Nanaimo retains bylaw banning nuclear weapons, but takes several other bylaws off the books

Nanaimo city council, at a meeting this week, voted to repeal a bylaw relating to public morals which prevented people from making use of any “profane, obscene, blasphemous or grossly insulting language.” (City of Nanaimo image)
North Cowichan to hold public hearing on its updated OCP on July 18-19. (File photo)

North Cowichan to hold public hearing on updated OCP

Public hearing to be held July 18-19

  • Jul 4, 2022
North Cowichan to hold public hearing on its updated OCP on July 18-19. (File photo)
North Cowichan.

Tax hikes strains taking a big toll

Compounded amount over the last decade staggering

North Cowichan.
Florence James blesses the trail network with red earth. (Photo by Pete Cavanaugh)

Signage unveiled at Wul’aam Park in Chemainus

Ceremony coincides with National Indigenous Peoples Day

  • Jun 23, 2022
Florence James blesses the trail network with red earth. (Photo by Pete Cavanaugh)
North Cowichan council.

New recreation funding formula will mean a decrease for North Cowichan residents

Municipal share would decrease by $0.71 million or 11.2 per cent overall

  • Jun 19, 2022
North Cowichan council.
Tiny Town was the creation of the late Jim Allen and modelled after his hometown of Youghal, County Cork, Ireland. (File photo)
Tiny Town was the creation of the late Jim Allen and modelled after his hometown of Youghal, County Cork, Ireland. (File photo)
Members of council in North Cowichan won’t be getting a raise after a consultant’s report recommended against it. (File photo)

North Cowichan council members won’t get big pay hike

But pay will keep up with rate of inflation

Members of council in North Cowichan won’t be getting a raise after a consultant’s report recommended against it. (File photo)
North Cowichan Mayor Al Siebring said he hopes the federal government won’t download the retroactive costs of the new RCMP contract to local governments. (File photo)

North Cowichan hopes to avoid retroactive costs of new RCMP contract

Mayor says contract negotiations for local governments deeply flawed

North Cowichan Mayor Al Siebring said he hopes the federal government won’t download the retroactive costs of the new RCMP contract to local governments. (File photo)
Municipality of North Cowichan.

Planning resumes for Crofton ferry terminal redevelopment

First Nations consultation the next step toward 2027 operational target

  • May 28, 2022
Municipality of North Cowichan.
North Cowichan.

Yearly tax hikes becoming taxing

It’s time to hold the bottom line once current commitments are met

North Cowichan.
Rob Douglas column.

What municipalities can and should do to encourage affordable housing

Policies requiring units to be sold or rented at below market rate can be implemented

  • May 20, 2022
Rob Douglas column.
B.C. Parliamentary Secretary for Emergency Preparedness Jennifer Rice. (Norman Galimski/Black Press)

B.C. rolls out emergency preparedness funds for First Nations and municipalities

Funding will go toward capacity building for emergency support in those communities

B.C. Parliamentary Secretary for Emergency Preparedness Jennifer Rice. (Norman Galimski/Black Press)