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Cannabis shops still in limbo in Cowichan Valley

Future uncertain as marijuana becomes legal

Record-breaking $113 million Lotto Max jackpot up for grabs

This is Canada’s highest top prize offering ever and includes 53 Max Millions

Robert Barron column: Don’t forget to vote tomorrow

The very first night I put an election campaign sign on my lawn, someone used it like a football.

Woman speaks out after alleged sexual assault at Duncan Walmart

Allegations launched against man with ties to Ladysmith community

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Olender's Auto Care Centre fire in Duncan
Alison Nicholson, candidate for Area E
Murray McNab, candidate for Area H, CVRD
Sierra Acton is running for area director of Shawnigan Lake

Island Foreign Trade Zone designation explained at VIEA Summit

A significant step towards balancing and diversifying our Island economy.

  • Oct 18th, 2018

Trauma-focused yoga program comes to Duncan

The Reaching Out With Yoga project is funded by the Public Health Agency of Canada.

Lake Cowichan council briefs

Lake Cowichan will be able to see how many people voted for and against the affordable housing

Get free transit on election day in Cowichan

Free transit on general voting day within the Cowichan Valley

Community paramedic program filling health care gap at Cowichan Lake

Mike Wright says he is serving people one-on-one as well as in groups

Ucluelet fears orca protection could shut down fisheries

“I beg you to start a process to put a stick in the wheels and slow these people down.”

Business notes: Hair at 60 Queens does its part for the homeless

This is the third year that Hair at 60 Queens has participated in the annual event

Demolition of derelict buildings begins in Lake Cowichan

It’s taken a long time to accomplish but demolition is underway or finished at several sites

Affordable housing project proposed for Duncan

Coun. Tom Duncan to table a notice of motion

Conservation officers investigate four elk shot and abandoned on Vancouver Island

Leaving harvestable game meat in the field is a punishable offence

Cleanup of garbage dumped by Cowichan River nets 1,000 needles

Spotting debris the day before, they went out Oct. 11 to clean it up. Another cleanup is scheduled

Bike to Work Week morphs into GoByBike in Cowichan

Don’t just ride to work, ride everywhere

Duncan play faces challenges even before first performance as thieves strike

Thefts hamper Deathtrap days before opening at Mercury Theatre