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Cowichan Valley is slated to get a slice of infrastructure funding money from the federal...

In the past few months we've seen the Cowichan Fish & Game Association step up...
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The Cowichan Valley will be crawling with Search and Rescue members early next month (...

TRC Summary Report Chapter 1 for TRC Reading Challenge ..see the challenge here (The TRC Reading...

Duncan, BC, Canada June 9, 2016 The Queen Margaret’s School Royals Equestrian Team wrapped up their...

On February 17, 2016, Council denied a rezoning application for 6715 Somenos Road that would have allowed auto repair and auto body repair—uses typically seen in light industrial areas.

At a recent Council meeting North Cowichan Council rescinded 3rd reading to consider changes, primarily...

(NC) Think you're a seasoned travelling pro? You've got nothing on Air Canada pilot Doug...

(NC) Just because classes are out, doesn't mean your child's learning has to stop during...

Here's what Alistair MacGregor had to say in the House of Commons. June 7th, 1:45 p.m. Budget...

It is with sadness we announce the peaceful passing of Frank Gierc, age 95. Frank is predeceased by his wife ..

There are many reasons people diet ranging from vanity, health, professional requirements (i.e.. competitive wrestlers). ...

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Here’s what you need to know: • The big change this year is the One-Day...

SHAWNIGAN LAKE — Friends and family have come together for a celebration 100 years in...

At the Feb 17, 2016 North Cowichan Council meeting, Council approved the waiver of fees...

The provincial government has recently revised land use guidelines related to marijuana grow operations. The Province...

As the world’s access to food (and not necessarily the healthy kind) has increased and...

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Cowichan Valley is slated to get a slice of infrastructure funding money from the federal government. to the tune of $11 Million. These funds will...

In the past few months we've seen the Cowichan Fish & Game Association step up and give to several community groups such as the...
cowichan valley search and rescue

The Cowichan Valley will be crawling with Search and Rescue members early next month ( July 2016) , as Cowichan SAR (CSAR) hosts more...

TRC Summary Report Chapter 1 for TRC Reading Challenge ..see the challenge here (The TRC Reading Challenge is an individual initiative of Jennifer Manuel, Duncan...

Duncan, BC, Canada June 9, 2016 The Queen Margaret’s School Royals Equestrian Team wrapped up their school year season in Langley, BC at the scenic...

On February 17, 2016, Council denied a rezoning application for 6715 Somenos Road that would have allowed auto repair and auto body repair—uses typically seen in light industrial areas.

At a recent Council meeting North Cowichan Council rescinded 3rd reading to consider changes, primarily the deletion of "drive-throughs" as a permitted use. If...

(NC) Think you're a seasoned travelling pro? You've got nothing on Air Canada pilot Doug Morris who is captain on the Airbus 320 and...

(NC) Just because classes are out, doesn't mean your child's learning has to stop during the warmer months. Use the hot weather for fun...

Here's what Alistair MacGregor had to say in the House of Commons. June 7th, 1:45 p.m. Budget Implementation Act, 2016, No. 1 Mr. Speaker, I want to...

It is with sadness we announce the peaceful passing of Frank Gierc, age 95. Frank is predeceased by his wife ..

There are many reasons people diet ranging from vanity, health, professional requirements (i.e.. competitive wrestlers).  For me, I diet primarily for health (although in...

In February 2015 the Supreme Court tossed out prohibitions against assisted suicide and euthanasia, saying that such prohibitions “unjustifiably infringe” Charter rights (section 7) of...

This past month a new clinic opened in downtown Duncan offering educational resources and counselling services to Canadians who use or wish to investigate...
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ALISTAIR MACGREGOR TABLES BILL TO LIMIT FEDERAL ELECTION PERIOD OTTAWA- Alistair MacGregor, Member of Parliament for Cowichan—Malahat—Langford,  introduced a bill today to ensure that governments...

SHAWNIGAN LAKE - Jon Zacks, Shawnigan Lake School It was an amazing weekend of rugby, even by Shawnigan’s lofty standards. The School earned Provincial Championships in three...

Join Cari and friends to celebrate her Vocalist of the Year Award at the Vancouver Island Music Awards 2016. This evening promises passionate and energetic...

“What the Salmon Say” from a First Nations Perspective"  May 25, 2016 - Duncan, BC, Canada – A team of 45 young artists from Queen...

The Cowichan Fish And Game Association was once again in action helping conserve and enrich our local wilderness heritage, this time donating 1000.00 to help...

A little over six months ago Canadians bought into Justin Trudeau's pledge of "real change" and gave him a majority government. It is becoming increasingly ...

This issue is a sensitive, deeply personal matter. Both sides are right. Individuals should have the freedom to end their own suffering, and each...
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In the recent House of Commons vote on whether to allow medical health practitioners the freedom of conscience in the matter of the elective...

(NC) Canada Pension Plan Investment Board (CPPIB) is inviting all Canadians to its public meeting on June 6th by joining its live webcast. Here...

(NC) June 21, also the first day of summer, marks the 20th anniversary of National Aboriginal Day in Canada. This day celebrates and recognizes...

The Cowichan Fish & Game Association, a local staple since 1933, is about much more than being a gun range. The recent "Kids Learn...

Council met for five hours on May 4 in its regular session. There were two Public Hearings to start the meeting:  one to allow...

Fourth Time in Six Years A QMS Student Claims First Place in BC May 12, 2016 - Duncan, BC, Canada – Grace Lavigne of Queen...

Cowichan, BC – May 13, 2016 – Until the end of June, change from the coin boxes at Mid Island Co-op’s Gas Stations are...

Having lived in both California and Australia, my family is well-drilled in the necessities of being wildfire aware and the importance of being prepared. The...

Here’s what you need to know: • The big change this year is the One-Day only format. We are planning a jam-packed day and...
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The Editor We all received our property tax notices in the Cowichan Valley this week and they are shocking. My CVRD taxes are up 10%...

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Budland Chronicles

(With apologies to Edgar Allan Poe) A long, slow wail of despair welled up from somewhere below. Mayor Tax'n Spend, looked about disapprovingly: “We don’t need...

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