municipal politics

City of Duncan hosts Mayor’s Café in Cairnsmore neighbourhood

Meeting expected to be the first of many in the city

North Cowichan seeks members for forestry working group

Applications available until March 6

  • Mar 3, 2020

Homelessness and affordability raised as major concerns in CVRD survey

But most CVRD residents content with quality of life

Push on for new park in Maple Bay

Park would consolidate a number of properties on Herd Road

Cowichan Valley invited to bid to host another BC Games

BC Games Society invites North Cowichan to apply

North Cowichan to seek suggestions from First Nation in renaming street

Section of Humbird Street in Chemainus was to be renamed MacMillan Street

Province kicks in $750,000 for new flood gate on Canada Avenue in Duncan

Gate part of a new $1.9-million flood mitigation plan

City of Duncan looks to public for ideas for Whistler Street, downtown park

Workshops to be held concerning 85 Station St. and Whistler Street

Social housing planner position back before North Cowichan council

Staff present report on implications of not hiring a new senior social and housing planner

New Cairnsmore roundabout to be constructed this year

Roundabout will be the City of Duncan’s first

Pressure builds for buses from Cowichan to ferry terminals

North Cowichan’s council now requesting bus connections be considered

North Cowichan to create three new positions in 2020

Move would raise the proposed tax increase for the year from 4.03% to 4.49%

North Cowichan considers five new positions in its budget for 2020

Proposed tax increase for the year would jump from 4.03% to 4.68%

Old issue back at Lake Cowichan council table: open hours at public washrooms

How to balance need with cost: the town has wrestled with it for many years

North Cowichan denies request to change park name to honour E.J. Hughes

Municipality about to begin review of naming rights

City of Duncan urged to invest in new field house

City turned down request for $25,000 in November

North Cowichan won’t hire new assistant fire chief

Position was meant to deal with increased fire inspections

Jet skis towing tubers on the river? Lake Cowichan council concerned

A Transport Canada rep says there is support for the town if they decide on restrictions

Time to bite the bullet and borrow to fix roads, sidewalks, sewer lagoon in Lake Cowichan: Peters

Lake Cowichan mayor says he’d be ‘ashamed’ to show public the lack of capital spending