Municipal Government

Municipality of North Cowichan.

North Cowichan considers options for aging Crofton Fire Hall

Staff directed to include funding for upgrades in the 2021-25 Financial Plan

  • Nov 21, 2020

 

Municipality of North Cowichan.

North Cowichan strengthens COVID-19 safety protocols

Work continues to provide uninterrupted services as much as possible

  • Nov 20, 2020

 

Court quashed the decision last year by North Cowichan to deny the VIMC a permit for its $36-million expansion plans, but the municipality is appealing. (File photo)

North Cowichan appealing BC Supreme Court decision regarding motorsport circuit

Court ruled the municipality did not explain its reason for denying a Phase Two expansion

  • Nov 20, 2020

 

North Cowichan Mayor Al Siebring at last year’s Remembrance Day service at the Chemainus cenotaph, accompanied by two children for the laying of the wreaths. (Photo by Kathy Holmes)

North Cowichan Mayor’s statement on Remembrance Day

Display poppies as a physical symbol that we will not forget the legacy left behind

North Cowichan Mayor Al Siebring at last year’s Remembrance Day service at the Chemainus cenotaph, accompanied by two children for the laying of the wreaths. (Photo by Kathy Holmes)
Municipality of North Cowichan.

Public engagement demonstrates lingering concerns over emissions reduction targets

Chemainus grads’ 2020 prom venue restricted to four events next year

Municipality of North Cowichan.
Osborne Bay Park maintenance returning to the CVRD

Osborne Bay Park maintenance returning to the CVRD

North Cowichan making the change effective Jan. 1

  • Oct 12, 2020
Osborne Bay Park maintenance returning to the CVRD
Traffic delays on Chemainus Road can be expected in the days ahead. (Photo by Don Bodger)

Motorists should expect periodic delays and detours on Chemainus and River Roads

Work on corridor upgrade project to intensify in the weeks ahead

  • Sep 24, 2020
Traffic delays on Chemainus Road can be expected in the days ahead. (Photo by Don Bodger)
Grant applications approved for Crofton to Maple Bay Trail and Fuller Lake Arena roof replacement

Grant applications approved for Crofton to Maple Bay Trail and Fuller Lake Arena roof replacement

North Cowichan also planning to look into illegal secondary suites

  • Sep 20, 2020
Grant applications approved for Crofton to Maple Bay Trail and Fuller Lake Arena roof replacement
A survey is being conducted by North Cowichan up to Oct. 15. (File photo)

North Cowichan launches survey on the future of community engagement

Clarifying how community input can influence the municipal decision-making process one of the goals

  • Sep 20, 2020
A survey is being conducted by North Cowichan up to Oct. 15. (File photo)
First Nations consultation on the future of the Municipal Forest Reserve moves ahead

First Nations consultation on the future of the Municipal Forest Reserve moves ahead

Meeting the first step in the process as part of council’s commitment to engagement

First Nations consultation on the future of the Municipal Forest Reserve moves ahead
Conflict of interest on AAPs largely unacknowledged

Conflict of interest on AAPs largely unacknowledged

Three readings already shows support before taking it to the public

  • Aug 24, 2020
Conflict of interest on AAPs largely unacknowledged
Zoning Bylaw recognizes soil-based cannabis production in the ALR

Zoning Bylaw recognizes soil-based cannabis production in the ALR

Study to determine feasibility of net-zero energy for the new RCMP facility on council agenda

  • Aug 22, 2020
Zoning Bylaw recognizes soil-based cannabis production in the ALR
North Cowichan’s OCP update kicks into high gear with “big picture” survey

North Cowichan’s OCP update kicks into high gear with “big picture” survey

Results will help shape a vision and development of principles for community plan

  • Aug 16, 2020
North Cowichan’s OCP update kicks into high gear with “big picture” survey
Too many things don’t add up about RCMP building

Too many things don’t add up about RCMP building

Hefty price tag all around and North Cowichan should not foot the bill for regional services

  • Aug 13, 2020
Too many things don’t add up about RCMP building
From left: North Cowichan/Duncan RCMP Staff Sgt. Chris Swain, Inspector Chris Bear, MP Alistair MacGregor, CVRD vice-chair Ian Morrison, North Cowichan Mayor Siebring, City of Duncan Mayor Staples, Cowichan Tribes Chief William Seymour, and Const. Jen Morgan. (Photo submitted)

Groundbreaking conducted Friday for new RCMP facility

Fall 2022 the target for completion of construction

  • Aug 10, 2020
From left: North Cowichan/Duncan RCMP Staff Sgt. Chris Swain, Inspector Chris Bear, MP Alistair MacGregor, CVRD vice-chair Ian Morrison, North Cowichan Mayor Siebring, City of Duncan Mayor Staples, Cowichan Tribes Chief William Seymour, and Const. Jen Morgan. (Photo submitted)
AAPs the best way to prevent defeat

AAPs the best way to prevent defeat

Project in complete error and should be paid for by the Feds, Province

  • Aug 8, 2020
AAPs the best way to prevent defeat
The former Leaf Compassion site will eventually house Violet Wild Cannabis Co. at 9750 Chemainus Rd. (Photo by Don Bodger)

Two Chemainus Road cannabis retail locations on the horizon

Cheyne back with Platinum Cannabis Store and sisters operating Violet Wild Cannabis Co.

The former Leaf Compassion site will eventually house Violet Wild Cannabis Co. at 9750 Chemainus Rd. (Photo by Don Bodger)
Integrated Project Delivery system a complicated arrangement

Integrated Project Delivery system a complicated arrangement

Lots of question marks as it pertains to the new RCMP building in North Cowichan

Integrated Project Delivery system a complicated arrangement
Services are available by appointment rather than at the Municipal Hall. (Photo submitted)

Planning, building, and engineering services now available by appointment

Contact the appropriate department before submitting an application

  • Jul 27, 2020
Services are available by appointment rather than at the Municipal Hall. (Photo submitted)
Cost the major factor in RCMP building debate

Cost the major factor in RCMP building debate

Alternative Approval Process did not ensure voting forms got into everyone’s hands

Cost the major factor in RCMP building debate