Municipal Government

Letters to the Editor.

Speedy service by operations department

North Cowichan responds to deplorable conditions at Askew Creek Park

  • May 6, 2021

 

Jeri and John Wyatt, with an aerial photograph of the Chemainus River Campground site, are going to be waiting with bated breath for the outcome from the ALC for ALR exclusion. (Photo by Don Bodger)

Municipality moves campground’s ALR exclusion application forward

Wyatts now await a decision after public hearing draws no opposition

 

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Council to consider policy related to trees as part of the Official Community Plan

Quamichan Lake Neighbourhood Association’s delegation presses for a tree protection bylaw

  • Apr 24, 2021

 

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North Cowichan postpones decision on cell tower placement

Cell tower policy may be developed soon

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North Cowichan councillor Tek Manhas did not violate the municipality’s code of conduct by posting a sexist meme on Facebook, council concludes. (File photo)

North Cowichan to take no action against councillor who posted sexist meme

Tek Manhas’s meme doesn’t violate council’s code of conduct, municipality concludes

North Cowichan councillor Tek Manhas did not violate the municipality’s code of conduct by posting a sexist meme on Facebook, council concludes. (File photo)
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Numerous changes and adjustments to Official Community Plan Update

Pandemic results in negative impacts to the schedule and budget

  • Apr 10, 2021
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Letters to the Editor.

Alarm over councillors’ attitude to local area plan justified

Attempt to tinker undermines public confidence in the process

  • Apr 10, 2021
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Re-roofing project for Fuller Lake Arena will be done in 2021. (Photo by Don Bodger)

Re-roofing of Fuller Lake Arena moving ahead in 2021

North Cowichan council provides pre-budget approval on the project

Re-roofing project for Fuller Lake Arena will be done in 2021. (Photo by Don Bodger)
North Cowichan will be updating its master transportation plan this year. (File photo)

North Cowichan looks to update its transportation plan

Public will be consulted for input

North Cowichan will be updating its master transportation plan this year. (File photo)
North Cowichan councillor Rob Douglas is advocating for a pilot project that would see the forest industry on Vancouver Island and the coast managed regionally. (File photo)

Councillor continues push for regional management of forestry

Establishment of a pilot project proposed to test the concept

  • Mar 21, 2021
North Cowichan councillor Rob Douglas is advocating for a pilot project that would see the forest industry on Vancouver Island and the coast managed regionally. (File photo)
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North Cowichan council gives pre-budget approval for 2021 Parks and Recreation capital projects

Fuller Lake Park septic system replacement included

  • Mar 20, 2021
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Memorandum of Understanding with the Cowichan Nation in final stages

Outcome will include scenarios for consideration on future Municipal Forest Reserve management

  • Mar 19, 2021
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Fixed presence for policing in Chemainus and Crofton is confined to the South Island Highway patrol building in Chemainus. (Photo by Don Bodger)

Council meeting on Chemainus area policing “not a rewarding experience” for van Seters

Answers to issues raised don’t satisfy former Chemainus detachment officer

Fixed presence for policing in Chemainus and Crofton is confined to the South Island Highway patrol building in Chemainus. (Photo by Don Bodger)
Enhancements along Chemainus Road have made the entrance road look much more polished and modern. (Photo by Don Bodger)

Roads smoother with upgrades

Projects getting completed more during than COVID than before

Enhancements along Chemainus Road have made the entrance road look much more polished and modern. (Photo by Don Bodger)
Approximately 50 protesters gathered at Gyro Park in Penticton Friday, March 5 to protest council’s decision to close Victory Church Shelter. (Jesse Day - Western News)

BC Housing to use provincial powers to keep Penticton shelter open

Penticton council voted Tuesday to reject the shelter’s extension for a second time

Approximately 50 protesters gathered at Gyro Park in Penticton Friday, March 5 to protest council’s decision to close Victory Church Shelter. (Jesse Day - Western News)
Police presence in Chemainus in an actual building is limited to South Island Highway Patrol on Chemainus Road. (Photo by Pete Cavanaugh)

Police presence petition presented to North Cowichan council

Former Chemainus detachment officer to make presentation Wednesday at virtual meeting

Police presence in Chemainus in an actual building is limited to South Island Highway Patrol on Chemainus Road. (Photo by Pete Cavanaugh)
(Black Press Media file photo)

B.C. has no parental leave policy for elected councillors, so town makes its own

No provisions under B.C. Community Charter to allow new parents time off without disqualification

(Black Press Media file photo)
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North Cowichan receives community resiliency fire smart funding

More effective wildfire protection regulations will be implemented

  • Mar 6, 2021
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North Cowichan thinking collaboratively on provincial funding

Contract for outfall relocation awarded pending City of Duncan approval

  • Mar 6, 2021
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The Greater Nanaimo Chamber of Commerce has asked Nanaimo city council to consider a commercial property tax freeze to help offset negative financial impacts of COVID-19. (News Bulletin file photo)

COVID-19: Nanaimo considers one-year commercial property tax freeze

Report based on chamber of commerce proposal to ease pandemic stress on business community

The Greater Nanaimo Chamber of Commerce has asked Nanaimo city council to consider a commercial property tax freeze to help offset negative financial impacts of COVID-19. (News Bulletin file photo)