Robert Barron

CVRD reopening head office, playgrounds, washrooms and more

Move part of staged reopening plan for all district facilities

No lifeguards this summer for Cowichan’s Fuller Lake, Arbutus Park; Crofton pool closed

Fears of risk to health and safety during COVID-19 pandemic to blame

Cowichan CMHA officials respond to report, probation order

"there are important improvements needed to ensure greater fairness within our housing program."

Water in Lake Cowichan just fine, says acting mayor

Tim McGonigle said there is no truth to rumours of water advisories

Woman charged in fatal accident back in court on June 2

Sara Rosetta Thomas faces six charges in 2018 incident

CVRD testing Shawnigan water after complaints of metallic taste, odour

"This type of problem has come up a number of times in summers in the past"

CVRD’s board postpones pay raise discussion until 2021

Decision made due to financial uncertainty around COVID-19 crisis

Island Health issues advisory after spike in drug overdoses, Cowichan included

11 overdose deaths on the Island in January, eight in February, and a whopping 18 in March.

City of Duncan to raise taxes by 2.51% in 2020

Council was consiering a tax hike of 3.16% before COVID-19 crisis

Last Friday broke Cowichan heat records, but temperature set to dip

Long weekend forecast to be mostly rainy

Increase in crime in Duncan connected to COVID-19 crisis, police report

RCMP state more people being released from prison during pandemic

COVID-19 Cowichan homeless plan gets financial backing

BC Housing, other groups, provide $392,000 for plan's phase one

Business notes: Cowichan Valley businesses adapt to COVID-19 crisis

Some local businesses are adapting to handle the new realities and restrictions during the COVID-19 crisis.

City of Duncan establishes grant program during COVID-19 crisis

The Government/Kenneth Street capital project will be delayed until 2021 to fund it

CVRD says no tax relief during COVID-19 crisis

Budget for 2020 set in December

City of Duncan looks to find cost savings in its 2020 budget

Final budget must be adopted by May 15

City of Duncan to go online to gather public feedback on projects

Health crisis has caused the cancellation of workshops

Cowichan students begin studies again, but not in schools

District introduces new at-home learning curriculum