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Reconciliation with First Nations the goal for Cowichan candidates

Developing authentic relationships built on trust and understanding is essential to reconciliation with First Nations, and reconciliation must be a priority for all of us according to Green candidate Sonia Furstenau.

April showers bring May paving

Weather delays mean road not complete until next month

Somenos Marsh viewing platform nears construction phase

Open air classroom boardwalk decking to be replaced due to manufacturing defect

Seventh candidate to vie for Cowichan Valley riding

Samuel Lockhart joins race as independent conservative

Duncan wants more good neighbours

Nuisance neighbours were in council’s crosshairs this week

Candiates debate at Cowichan Theatre Tuesday

Questions from the audience will be paramount on Tuesday, April 25 during an all-candidates meeting for the Cowichan Valley riding at the Cowichan Performing Arts Centre.

Watermain flushing underway

City of Duncan water system users do not be alarmed if your water tastes or looks a little off for a brief time.

Community support builds Lake Cowichan library lego club

Free wills and estates presentation slated for April 20 at 6 p.m.

Cowichan childcare crusader backs mourning Vancouver parents

Childcare advocate Mary Dolan didn’t expect to have a connection to the family whose toddler died at an unlicensed daycare in Vancouver back in January.

Women in Business: Zoe Clement learning as she goes

A perfect storm of school closures and a maternity leave changed Zoë Clement’s life.

Everyone can agree on a new hospital

Cowichan Valley candidates talk health care

Upcoming all-candidates forums

The following is a list of all-candidates debates scheduled for the coming weeks. This list is likely not comprehensive and does not guarantee all of the candidates will be present at all of the meetings.

Cowichan Search and Rescue team locates lost Kinsol hikers

A lost diabetic man and his female friend are safe after being located by Cowichan Search and Rescue during the soggy the evening of April 4.

Passion abounds for Cowichan Valley candidates on environment question

The resources belong to the people and not private companies, says independent socialist candidate Eden Haythornthwaite, and once that’s re-established “we can make decisions instead of just paying for the mistakes of the private sector.”

Saltair Community Centre to be assessed

Cowichan Valley Regional District staff will soon be issuing a request for proposals to assess the fitness of the old Saltair school

Cowichan Valley candidates: Education crucial to B.C.’s future

Get to know your Cowichan Valley provincial election candidates in this weekly series.

Economy hot button issue for candidates

Candidates are busy compiling their platforms with the hopes of getting their messages out to as many people as possible before voting day.

Kerry Park Islanders knocked out in five

Cowichan's junior b hockey team ousted from the playoffs

Election 2017: Provincial candidates diverge on taxes

B.C. families generally have one of the lowest overall tax burdens in Canada, according to Liberal candidate Steve Housser.

New sexual assault advocate program for the Cowichan Valley

The Sexual Assault Advocate Program is being offered by Warmland Women's Support Services Society