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Tennis players compete in a socially distanced mixed doubles tournament at the South Cowichan Lawn Tennis Club. (Lynne Cowan photo)

Gaming Grants help Cowichan’s lawn tennis club and Ita Wegman Association

Nearly $80,000 will support two improvement projects

  • Jan 24, 2022
Tennis players compete in a socially distanced mixed doubles tournament at the South Cowichan Lawn Tennis Club. (Lynne Cowan photo)
A virtual career and post-second and post-secondary education event is taking place in Greater Victoria from Jan. 31 to Feb. 4, showcasing an array of career and educational opportunities.

Jumpstart your career search today!

Black Press Virtual Career and Post-Secondary Education Event comes to Greater Victoria

  • Jan 24, 2022
A virtual career and post-second and post-secondary education event is taking place in Greater Victoria from Jan. 31 to Feb. 4, showcasing an array of career and educational opportunities.
Drive Smart columnist Tim Schewe.

Drivesmart column: Parking, stopping or standing: obey the signs

Can mean the difference between your convenience and being ticketed and towed

  • Jan 23, 2022
Drive Smart columnist Tim Schewe.
Chris Wilkinson

Chris Wilkinson column: New Year’s resolutions like a rebound relationship, and that’s not a bad thing

As you’ve heard, the success stats on resolutions are not good

  • Jan 22, 2022
Chris Wilkinson
David’s mason bee house (minarets optional). (Mary Lowther photo)

Mary Lowther column: Providing homes for new garden workers

That’s why David is making some mason bee nests

  • Jan 22, 2022
David’s mason bee house (minarets optional). (Mary Lowther photo)
letters

Letter: We emit more than our share, we have to do our share to fix it

Canadians release nearly four times the amount per capita as the average person

  • Jan 21, 2022
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Letter: Buy from Island farmers

Vancouver Island produces only about 10 per cent of the food we consume

  • Jan 21, 2022
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letters

Letter: Sending athletes to Olympics risky

Is Canada able to save our citizens if they are stuck in a Chinese jail?

  • Jan 21, 2022
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Letter: Roads in Shawnigan in dire need of repair

I constantly see, dodge and feel the potential vehicle damage

  • Jan 21, 2022
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Letter: Crumbling pavement needs attention

Government Street, between Boundary Road and Cowichan Way, just across the rail tracks

  • Jan 21, 2022
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Letter: North Cowichan Climate Plan superior to federal plan

Congratulations to North Cowichan for outclassing the federal government

  • Jan 21, 2022
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Lake Cowichan Minor Hockey executive. (Photo courtesy of LCDMHA)

Schedule for Lake Cowichan Minor Hockey Jamboree 2022

Lake Cowichan District Minor Hockey Association will be celebrating 51 years of…

  • Jan 21, 2022
Lake Cowichan Minor Hockey executive. (Photo courtesy of LCDMHA)
Chef April Roy - Photography by Darren Hull

Good taste

April Roy, Chef at Mid-Town Station Kitchen + Drink

  • Jan 21, 2022
Chef April Roy - Photography by Darren Hull
Bellybutton Hedgehog. (Photo courtesy Royal BC Museum)

Travelling exhibit on B.C.’s marvellous mushrooms visits Cowichan Valley Museum

Royal BC Museum display on until March 11

  • Jan 20, 2022
Bellybutton Hedgehog. (Photo courtesy Royal BC Museum)
letters

Letter: Thanks to hospital staff for great care

Nurses and other staff

  • Jan 20, 2022
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Letter: Assessments out of line with Duncan problems

We are about to have a third “homeless” camp which isn’t really for the true homeless

  • Jan 20, 2022
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letters

Letter: Time to take another look at COVID restrictions

As a musician and organizer this has been both restrictive and destructive

  • Jan 20, 2022
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Letter: Have your say on cell tower before Feb. 4

This deadline does not leave a lot of time for citizens to respond to the proposal

  • Jan 20, 2022
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The tender for the retrofit and expansion of Lake Cowichan Town Hall has been awarded to Nanaimo-based CopCan Civil Limited Partnership, the same company that built the Meade Creek Recycling facility in the spring of 2017. (Sarah Simpson/Gazette)

Editorial: Big ticket items make for tough choices for Cowichan’s councils

Councils should be looking into the future since some of these replacements can be anticipated

  • Jan 20, 2022
The tender for the retrofit and expansion of Lake Cowichan Town Hall has been awarded to Nanaimo-based CopCan Civil Limited Partnership, the same company that built the Meade Creek Recycling facility in the spring of 2017. (Sarah Simpson/Gazette)
People who require services at North Cowichan’s municipal hall are encouraged to go online or call ahead. (Citizen file)

North Cowichan urges public to use online services as COVID surges

New measures in place during new COVID-19 wave

  • Jan 19, 2022
People who require services at North Cowichan’s municipal hall are encouraged to go online or call ahead. (Citizen file)