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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 31, 2024

CVRD considers creation of bylaw to ensure its facilities remain respectful public spaces

The CVRD is seeking public feedback on the areas of focus that will make up a Respectful Spaces Bylaw in the form of a short survey through its Plan Your Cowichan engagement website.

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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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Posted on: April 22, 2024

Public and business input sought on economic future of the Cowichan region

Economic Development Cowichan (EDC) is creating a comprehensive Strategic Plan to guide its activities over the next 5 years, and has launched a series of surveys seeking input from business owners and the members of the public.

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Posted on: April 16, 2024

CVRD approves removal of transit shelters in Duncan and North Cowichan

On April 10, 2024 the Cowichan Valley Regional District (CVRD) Board approved the removal of the transit shelters and benches at Village Green Mall and on James Street by Cowichan Secondary School, due to the continued misuse of the transit shelters

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Posted on: April 12, 2024

Circular Economy Accelerator Program seeks businesses to turn waste to wealth

The first of its kind in Canada, the program supports businesses who seek to adopt circular economy principles, reduce waste and emissions, and develop innovative practices

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Posted on: April 3, 2024

City of Langford donates fire truck to Malahat Fire Department

The CVRD and City of Langford are pleased to announce the donation of a fire truck that will support the Malahat Volunteer Fire Rescue Service.

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