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Posted on: July 11, 2024

CVRD Water Use Restrictions move to STAGE 2

As of July 11, 2024, all CVRD water systems across the Cowichan Valley Regional District (CVRD) are at Stage 2 (except CVRD Burnum - Stage 3) water use restrictions in accordance with the Province moving East Vancouver Island to Drought Level 3. ...

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Posted on: July 9, 2024

Shawnigan Village Rail Trail pathway linking Old Mill Park to Shawnigan Wharf Park complete

The CVRD is excited to announce the recent completion of the Shawnigan Village Rail Trail linking Masons Beach Park, Dougan Park, Shawnigan Community Centre and Elsie Miles Park, Shawnigan Village, Shawnigan Wharf Park and Old Mill Park.

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Posted on: July 3, 2024

Memory Island Provincial Park Cleared of Scotch Broom

CVRD Parks & Trails volunteers along with BC Parks staff, and student BC Park Rangers, worked together this June to clear Memory Island Provincial Park of invasive Scotch broom.

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Posted on: June 27, 2024

CVRD awards contract for removal of the WLHS at the Cowichan Community Centre

The World’s Largest Hockey Stick (WLHS) has reached the end of its serviceable life. First constructed for Expo 1986 in Vancouver, the structure has resided as a prominent landmark of the Cowichan region for the past 35 years.

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Posted on: June 27, 2024

Public Notice: Licence of Use Agreement - Island Capital Sports & Entertainment Group

Pursuant to Sections 285 and 286 of the Local Government Act, notice is hereby given that the Cowichan Valley Regional District (CVRD) intends to enter into a Licence of Use Agreement with Island Capitals Sports and Entertainment Group Ltd. commencing Jul...

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Posted on: June 10, 2024

CVRD amends zoning bylaws to permit suites in all Electoral Areas per Bill 44

The CVRD has completed a process to update zoning in its nine Electoral Areas that provides all residential properties zoned for single family dwellings the ability to create or construct an attached secondary suite to their home.

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Posted on: June 6, 2024

Cowichan Valley Trail section closed since late 2021 to be rebuilt with secured funding

The CVRD has now obtained all necessary funding and approvals to proceed with the major repair work to a 40-metre section of the Cowichan Valley Trail near Agira Road in Duncan that was damaged during an atmospheric rain event in 2021.

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Posted on: June 3, 2024

CVRD launches survey to hear feedback on preferred 2025 budget engagement process

The survey includes preferred options for receiving and providing information to the CVRD, public desire to participate in the budget process, as well as general comments related to the CVRD budget process.

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Posted on: May 14, 2024

Canadian Navigable Waters Act - Chemainus River Right Bank Restoration

B.C. Ministry of Environment and Climate Change Strategy hereby gives notice that a submission has been added to the Navigable Waters Registry pursuant to the Canadian Navigable Waters Act for public comment described herein and its site and plans.

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Posted on: May 1, 2024

Cowichan communities begin Stage 1 water restrictions on May 1

Once again on May 1, water systems across the CVRD will collectively implement Stage 1 water restrictions in an effort to conserve water use on residential properties and ensure aquifers and lakes can withstand the increasingly dry summers.

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