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Posted on: May 17, 2019

Regional child care plan will address barriers to access and target new space creation

The Cowichan Valley Regional District will be studying the state of child care in the region with a $125,000 grant from the Union of BC Municipalities (UBCM).

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Posted on: May 16, 2019

CVRD and partner municipalities celebrate Local Government Awareness Week

During this week, staff from local governments in the region will be getting out in the community to connect with residents.

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Posted on: May 9, 2019

Sport tourism grants awarded to 13 organizations across Cowichan region

The Cowichan Valley Regional District has approved a selection of sport tourism grants that will support local organizations and help grow the region as a sports destination.

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Posted on: May 6, 2019

Water restriction info consolidated for residents through ‘New Normal’ online resource

Residents across the region can now use the New Normal Cowichan website as the single reference point for information on water restrictions affecting their home.

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Posted on: May 1, 2019

Regional recreation plan completed and available for public review

The Cowichan Valley Regional District has developed a strategic plan to guide the future of recreation services across the region.

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Posted on: April 26, 2019

Trail project completion strengthens Cowichan community connections

The Cowichan Valley Trail is now another step closer to becoming a continuous 120-kilometre non-motorized multi-use trail across the region.

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Posted on: April 25, 2019

Board adopts bylaw to regulate dumping of soil in Cowichan Valley

The adoption of a new soil deposit bylaw will enable the Cowichan Valley Regional District to regulate the movement of earth and natural soils in the region.

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Posted on: March 18, 2019

Development Services Front Counter Service Hours Have Changed

Front counter services are available on a first-come, first-service basis. Expect delays.
Meeting reservations are available during front counter services hours for in-person meetings 30 minutes max up to 2 weeks in advance.

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Posted on: June 28, 2017

Fine Levied Against Owner of Vicious Dog

Fine Levied Against Owner of Vicious Dog

 Duncan, BC – The Cowichan Valley Regional District (CVRD) Bylaw Enforcement staff recently appeared in court regarding two vicious dog incidents that occurred in Shawnigan Lake on August 16, 2016...

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Posted on: June 23, 2017

Trail Connection Provides New Recreation Opportunities in Southern Vancouver Island

Trail Connection Provides New Recreation Opportunities in Southern Vancouver Island

Malahat, BC – In preparation for this summer’s 25th anniversary of Canada’s The Great Trail, a vital trail connection has been completed on So...

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Posted on: June 21, 2017

Soils Management Roundtable Established

Soils Management Roundtable Established

 

Duncan, BC – For anyone who regularly travels the Malahat Highway, the large volume of soil being trucked into the region from the Greater Victoria area is obvious. The potential impacts from larg...

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Posted on: June 19, 2017

Map Your Favorite Cowichan Location on PlaceSpeak

Map Your Favorite Cowichan Location on PlaceSpeak 

 

Duncan, BC- The Cowichan Valley Regional District (CVRD) is inviting local residents to share stories of their favorite places using the online tool PlaceSpeak.

This initiative is part of...

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Posted on: June 15, 2017

Supreme Court of Canada Denies CVRD Application for Leave

Supreme Court of Canada Denies CVRD Application for Leave

 

Duncan, BC – The Supreme Court of Canada dismissed today the Cowichan Valley Regional District’s (CVRD’s) application for leave to appeal from the judgment of...

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Posted on: June 5, 2017

Island Savings Centre Seeking Community Input

Island Savings Centre Seeking Community Input

Duncan, BC - The Island Savings Centre Commission is asking the public for their ideas on new and improved programs and services that could be offered at the Island Savings Centre.

Community workshops will be he...

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Posted on: December 15, 2016

CVRD Adopts 2017 Budget

CVRD Adopts 2017 Budget 

 

Duncan, BC – The 2017 Budget for the Cowichan Valley Regional District (CVRD) was adopted by the Board of Directors at its December 14 meeting. The overall tax increase across the Regional Dist...

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Posted on: November 3, 2016

BC Court of Appeal Overturns BC Supreme Court Regarding Landfill Facility

BC Court of Appeal Overturns BC Supreme Court Regarding Landfill Facility

Duncan, BC – The BC Court of Appeal allowed the appeals of Cobble Hill Holdings (CHH), South Island Aggregates (SIA) and South Island Resource Management (SIRM) finding that the ...Read on...

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Posted on: April 24, 2019

Family Literacy Day

Join us Friday, May 31, 4 - 6 pm at the ISC for our FREE Family Literacy Day event!

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Posted on: May 15, 2019

55+ Give it a Try Cowichan

Join us Wednesday, June 5, for this active day learning about the 55+ BC Games and trying out some of the sports offered.

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Posted on: April 25, 2019

Board adopts bylaw to regulate dumping of soil in Cowichan Valley

The adoption of a new soil deposit bylaw will enable the Cowichan Valley Regional District to regulate the movement of earth and natural soils in the region.

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Posted on: June 29, 2017

Supreme Court of Canada Denies CVRD Application for Leave

Supreme Court of Canada Denies CVRD Application for Leave

Duncan, BC – On June 15, 2017 the Supreme Court of Canada dismissed the Cowichan Valley Regional District’s (CVRD’s) application for leave to appeal from the judgment o...

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Posted on: November 4, 2016

Court of Appeal release update

The November 3, 2016 BC Court of Appeal decision regarding a contaminated soil facility in Shawnigan Lake has raised a number of questions about the effect of the decision on the Shawnigan Lake quarry and the Cowichan Valley Regional District (CVRD).

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Posted on: November 3, 2016

BC Court of Appeal Overturns BC Supreme Court Regarding Landfill Facility

BC Court of Appeal Overturns BC Supreme Court Regarding Landfill Facility

Duncan, BC – The BC Court of Appeal allowed the appeals of Cobble Hill Holdings (CHH), South Island Aggregates (SIA) and South Island Resource Management (SIRM) finding that the ...Read on...

South Island Aggregates (SIA)
Posted on: October 13, 2016

Province Issues Pollution Prevention Order to Cobble Hill Holdings

Ministry of Environment Regional Operations
Authorizations - SouthMailing Location/Address
2080 Labieux RdNanaimo, B.C. V9T 6J9
Telephone: 250 751-3100http://www.gov.bc.ca

Date: October 12, 2016 File: 108608
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Posted on: June 22, 2016

BC Court of Appeal Dismisses CVRD’s Application to Discharge or Vary Stay Order

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BC Court of Appeal Dismisses CVRD’s Application to Discharge or Vary Stay Order

Duncan, BC – The BC Court of Appeal dismissed the Cowichan Valley Regional District’s (CVRD) application to discharge or vary the order of Madam Justice Kirk...Read on...

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Posted on: June 22, 2016

CVRD Seeks to Vary the Order of BC Court of Appeal Granting a Limited Stay to Permit South Island Re

April 27, 2016
CVRD Seeks to Vary the Order of BC Court of Appeal Granting a Limited Stay to Permit South Island Resource Management to Complete Contracts for the Landfilling of Contaminated Soil in Shawnigan Lake

Duncan, BC – On April 27, 2016 the Co...Read on...

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Posted on: June 22, 2016

BC Court of Appeal In Chambers Grants a Limited Stay to Permit South Island Resource Management to C

April 15, 2016
BC Court of Appeal In Chambers Grants a Limited Stay to Permit South Island Resource Management to Complete Contracts for the Landfilling of Contaminated Soil in Shawnigan Lake

Duncan, BC – On April 15, 2016, Madam Justice Kirkpatrick o...Read on...

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Posted on: February 28, 2019

Jim’s Crescent Proposed Sewer Expansion

On February 28, 2019 at 7:00 p.m., a public meeting will be held at Bench School to discuss the potential of expanding the Cowichan Bay Sewer System and provide service to the residents of the Jim’s Crescent subdivision. Please find the evening&...

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Posted on: March 29, 2019

Watermain Upgrade Work Starting - Old Victoria Road

Please be advised that during this construction period, traffic disruptions may occur but will be very limited in duration.  Every effort will be made to keep local disruptions to a minimum.  Construction signs will be posted and flagper...

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Utility: Saltair

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