City Unsuccessful in Resolving a Disband of Park Encampment Outside of the Court Process

Duncan, BC – Efforts to negotiate a disbandment of the Charles Hoey Park Encampment, outside of the court process, have been unsuccessful. On Thursday April 13th, from 11:30am to 2:00pm, Duncan Mayor Phil Kent, City CAO Peter de Verteuil, and Bylaw Officer Garry Kerr, met with Chrissy Brett and 3 other individuals to attempt to

Duncan Celebrates Canada’s 150th – Duncan célèbre le 150e du Canada

Duncan, BC – Starting in May, Cowichan residents will have the opportunity to participate in carving a 20-foot totem pole under the guidance of renowned master carver Thomas Hunt Jr., who is a member of the Kwakiutl nation and brings over 40 years of carving experience to the project. Carving will take place in downtown

City Obtains Court Date for Park Encampment Injunction

DUNCAN, BC – On April 18th, the Supreme Court of British Columbia will hear the City’s application for an injunction against the unlawful campers in Charles Hoey Park. In the interest of the residents who use and enjoy this public park, the City is seeking to disband the encampment. The encampment was originally established in

Charles Hoey Park Encampment Given Notice to Vacate

Duncan, BC – Council has taken action to remove the encampment at Charles Hoey Park (the “Park”).  On April 6th, 2017, Mayor and Council of the City of Duncan conducted a Special Council Meeting and passed the following resolution: That Council direct staff to remove the encampment at Charles Hoey Park, enforce the Parks and

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