Cowichan Valley Citizen

Weather forecast for the Cowichan Valley sunny and mid-teens

Lots of sun expected over next two weeks

City of Duncan to consider a 3.16% tax increase for 2020

But council may consider delaying discussion due to COVID-19 crisis

Coronavirus and climate change: two crises but the same message?

An equally huge response to climate change is possible.

  • Apr 6, 2020

Groups not anti-business

And what we have been seeing, in the past 10 to 15 years, is the advance of suburban sprawl

  • Apr 6, 2020

Guest Column: COVID-19 greatest challenge of a generation

We've rapidly moved from business as usual, to a series of measures that are anything but normal.

  • Apr 6, 2020

Island food self-sufficiency vs. ‘development’

Let's make council re-vote now in light of the new COVID reality

  • Apr 6, 2020

Short-term plan in place for Cowichan Valley’s homeless during COVID-19 crisis

Plan calls for use of emergency shelters, motels, hotels and tent sites

Spike in thefts in Duncan has police issuing advice

Police have noticed an increase in property crime in the Duncan area recently, including thefts from vehicles. They are taking steps to mitigate and respond to those calls, and are asking the public to help reduce opportunities for thieves to strike.

Vancouver Island teen singer advances to American Idol top 20

Lauren Spencer-Smith performs Respect at outdoor concert in Hawaii

  • Apr 6, 2020

Vandekamp moving on from Cowichan Capitals

Head coach returns to AJHL's Grande Prairie Storm

Drivesmart column: Are we perpetuating mediocrity with how we teach young drivers?

If the teacher is ill equipped to teach, the new driver will not learn what is necessary

  • Apr 5, 2020

Cowichan Music Festival stars denied chance at provincials due to COVID-19 cancellation

"We were grateful that we were able to hold the Cowichan Music Festival"

Cowichan Valley Public Art Gallery sharing wealth of online art

The CVPAG page will feature new artists and galleries every two weeks

Duncan’s Overdose Prevention Site to move this fall to new Wellness Centre

OPS will be part of new Wellness and Recovery Centre on York Road

Archer takes on new challenges at BC Winter Games

That thrilling shoot-off resulted in one of Whitworth's two medals

COVID-19 gives us chance at new economic model

The lie that through globalization and the free market we will see prosperity for all

  • Apr 3, 2020

Cowichan classic car owners invited to show gratitude to hospital workers

Gather at Chances Casino parking lot at 6:30 p.m. 0n April 4

CVRD cancels all recreation and theatre programs through end of April

Community centre and recreation programs cancelled through end of April

Lots of politics to ponder

That will be another battle of the nine area directors

  • Apr 3, 2020

Put money into addressing causes of flooding

The real issue is Somenos Creek being totally silted up...

  • Apr 3, 2020