Robert Barron

Two applications for pot shops in Duncan get green light

The Original Farm and Buds and Leaves would be the city's first marijuana stores

Duncan looks to change rules around aggressive dogs

City updating its animal control and care bylaw

Swim to raise awareness of Cowichan River issues a success, even though 15 km short

But Geoff de Ruiter feels it was a success

North Cowichan/Duncan RCMP reports climb in calls for service

4.6 per cent increase over same time last year

UPDATED: Federation of Labour supports striking WFP workers with ‘hot edict’; sides argue over mediation

Steelworkers claim Western Forest Products refusing mediation

CVRD acquires new fire-fighting equipment

Structural-protection unit designed to assist with interface fires

DeLong to run for federal Conservatives in Cowichan-Malahat-Langford

DeLong joins incumbent NDP Alistair MacGregor in the race so far

Robert Barron column: Why minimum security for escapees?

You would think they'd be locked up in a very secure location for a very long time

Improvement district offers to pay for Cobble Hill water testing

CVRD will wait for staff report before any decisions are made

North Cowichan considers changes to pot shop criteria

Rules around distance from schools, other cannabis shops, proving problematic

Cowichan’s water experts hope for significant rain; not enough in the forecast

Environment Canada says that could happen today and tomorrow

CVRD looks for ways to engage public in budget process

Public participation has been low in recent years

Government says environmental review of Cowichan estuary not mandatory

All available information reviewed, according to government statement

North Cowichan to hire facilitator to help create new managment plan for municipal forests

Also agrees, in principle, to work with UBC group on management plan

North Cowichan projecting a possible 5.92 tax increase in 2020

But finance director says numbers will likely change

Canadian Freshwater Alliance calls for water action as drought deepens in Cowichan

The province needs to firmly establish legal limits on water that is taken from lakes, rivers.

Rainbow flag in Lake Cowichan a real milestone

Flag over town hall flies in recognition of Pride Month

City of Duncan to consider two applications for cannabis stores

Applications part of pilot project