Property Taxes to Rise 18%

Property Taxes to Rise 18%

In a financial plan proposed by the Municipality  property taxes are proposed to go up 18% by 2022 from todays rate. The  increase averages  4.5% annually and will increase property…

One That Got Away

One That Got Away

Connelly’s Garage , By Stephen Connelly Well there was more than one that got away, but in this case it was a 1968 Oldsmobile 442 Holiday Coupe. Two years before I…

Gold: A Safe Haven? An Investment?

Gold: A Safe Haven? An Investment?

Through the next few weeks we will present a series of articles about gold as a safe haven asset or investment. The yellow metal holds a mystique and misconceptions abound.…

Free Town Hall for Cowichan Elder Care

Free Town Hall for Cowichan Elder Care

EMBRACE AGING MONTH On Saturday, March 19th Cowichan Elder Care Co-op and MP Alistair MacGregor will co-host a town hall for Embrace Aging Month. This is a free event but attendees are…

Cowichan Business Leaders Survey Results Released

Cowichan Business Leaders Survey Results Released

From the Duncan Chamber of Commerce Thursday, March 3, 2016 – Duncan, BC More than 60% of local business leaders in the Cowichan region are optimistic about the financial performance…

The Astounding Growth of Women Grow

The Astounding Growth of Women Grow

Now Launching On Vancouver Island! Over the past 18 months, Jazmin Hupp and Jane West have watched their dream of helping empower and create opportunity for women in the cannabis…

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One That Got Away

Connelly’s Garage , By Stephen Connelly Well there was more than one that got away, but in this case it was a 1968 Oldsmobile 442…

Taking our Time in the Workplace

Apart from our homes, the workplace is where we spend most of our time.  Most of the tasks we are conducting at work are…

Own your (Own) Health !

As the world’s access to food (and not necessarily the healthy kind) has increased and profoundly decreased physical activity becomes prevalent the number of…

Dementia doesn’t need to define a life

(NC) Currently 47.5 million people worldwide are living with dementia. This number is more than the total population of Canada. By 2031 it is…

Sleeping Beauty at Cowichan Performing Arts Centre

“Sleeping Beauty by Canada’s Ballet Jörgen is an exhilarating showcase of stunning dance. This dazzling ballet is danced to the original 1890 score by Tchaikovsky.…

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Euthanasia is not a Charter issue

Euthanasia is not a Charter issue

With significant opposition by a number of their own MP’s the Trudeau government  is justifying their support for  an ill-conceived and dangerous euthanasia bill with the totally false claim…

Global Warming Must Not Be Really Serious

Recent Election Reason to Honour Vets

Duncan Nov.11, 2013 Rememberance

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LNG: Boom or Bust?

LNG: Boom or Bust?

The last BC election saw the Liberals pitching Liquified Natural Gas (LNG) as the…

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