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Cowichan Crimestoppers most wanted

Have you seen these people?

  • Aug 27, 2019

Two applications for pot shops in Cowichan Commons move forward

North Cowichan gives third readings to allow Costa Canna and government stores

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Allenby Road house fire Sept. 16, 2019
Consultant Cam Matthewson talks citizen survey with North Cowichan councillors
Coun. Kate Marsh says pot store application is simply a land use issue
Al Siebring asks council to remember First Nations economic development needs

One taken to hospital after single-vehicle rollover on TCH

Driver was initially trapped in car

  • Aug 26, 2019

Truck seized after fatal Parksville hit-and-run

Black Ford F-250 currently under examination by investigators

UPDATED: Crane truck tips onto two condominiums in Nanaimo

All eight units evacuated, no reports of injuries

Distinguishable stolen bike located in Chemainus

North Cowichan/Duncan RCMP seeking the rightful owner

Security firm chosen for highway corridor

490 Trans Canada Highway will house corridor safety office

Descoteau’s mom expresses outrage over John’s mental fitness decision

Smith vows to keep on fighting for justice for Chemainus murder victim

Accused killer Colin John found unfit for trial

The man accused of killing a Chemainus man more than three years…

Lydia Hwitsum to run for the Green Party in Cowichan-Malahat-Langford

Hwitsum served eight years as chief of the Cowichan Tribes

Shirley Skolos, former Citizen publisher, dies after battle with cancer

Well known for her enthusiasm and energy, Skolos succumbed early Aug. 21

Fire damages Vancouver Island medical marijuana facility

Fire broke out at an industrial facility at the corner of Drinkwater…

One dead after work-place accident

Incident under investigation

  • Aug 23, 2019

Motor circuit expansion proposal to go to public hearing

North Cowichan gives application third reading at packed meeting

Striking Western Forest Products workers could lose benefits in September

Union, forest company at odds over Vancouver Island benefit payments as strike enters third month

Firefighters can’t burn down houses anymore, so they need a training facility

In the old days, everyone gathered to watch a ‘practice fire’, safety regulations won’t allow that now