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Posted on: September 20, 2022

Declaration of Election by Voting and Election by Acclamation

The CVRD's Chief Election Officer has declared an Election by Voting and Election by Acclamation for the 2022 General Local Elections.

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Posted on: September 20, 2022

CVRD continues donation program with Habitat for Humanity at Bings Creek Recycling Centre

The CVRD continues to partner with Habitat for Humanity Mid-Vancouver Island to offer a Pop-Up Donation Drop for new or gently used building materials and home décor at Bings Creek Recycling Centre on Friday September 23 and Friday October 7, 2022

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Posted on: September 1, 2022

CVRD welcomes Danielle Myles Wilson to role of Chief Administrative Officer

The CVRD is pleased to announce that Danielle Myles Wilson has accepted the position of Chief Administrative Officer. Danielle brings seven years of local government management experience and a decade of working with the Province of BC in various roles.

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Posted on: August 29, 2022

Roadmaps to improved internet and cellular connectivity being developed for underserved communities

Through this process, four underserved communities were prioritized for the development of connectivity roadmaps: Thetis & Penelakut Islands, Cowichan Station, Ditidaht First Nation, and the Cowichan Lake region.

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Posted on: August 26, 2022

Cowichan region moves to Stage 2 water restrictions for all water systems

With the Province of British Columbia moving Vancouver Island to Drought Level 3, all water systems in the Cowichan region have moved to Stage 2 water restrictions effective immediately.

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Posted on: August 23, 2022

New usage-based funding model for Cowichan recreation facilities to be decided by referendum

Currently, there are nine recreation facilities within the CVRD that have been identified as regionally significant that are owned and operated by different jurisdictions, and funded inequitably by different tax payers within the region.

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Posted on: August 16, 2022

Public input sought for regional active transportation in the Cowichan Valley

The CVRD is seeking public input regarding enthusiasm for and prioritization of routes within the draft Regional Active Transportation Plan.

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Posted on: August 2, 2022

Burnum water system moves to Stage 3 water restrictions

Due to increased water demands, all users of the Burnum water system (between Cobble Hill and Shawnigan Lake) are required to comply with Stage 3 water restrictions.

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Posted on: May 6, 2022

Changes to annual water restrictions take effect across Cowichan region

Local governments and water purveyors across the Cowichan region have collaborated to add an additional stage of water restrictions to deal with extreme drought conditions as experienced in the summer of 2021.

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