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Posted on: October 14, 2021

CVRD partners with RDN for free webinar series on energy efficiency rebates

Discover more about the numerous rebates and financial incentives available for a variety of energy-efficient renovations, how to lower your energy consumption and building a more climate-resilient home.

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Posted on: October 13, 2021

Cowichan residents urged to keep the valley healthy by not burning yard waste

The CVRD is encouraging residents to avoid open burning on their properties and embrace alternative ways to dispose of yard waste in to support of health for Cowichan Valley residents.

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Posted on: October 4, 2021

Cowichan recovery dashboard highlights challenges for tourism, housing, and labour

Housing availability and affordability continue to be major issues for the region. Housing inventory is still quite low, with not enough new housing units coming on the market to slow rising home prices and meet demand.

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Posted on: September 30, 2021

Statement from the Chair re: First National Day of Truth and Reconciliation in Canada

"Today, we stand in solidarity with Indigenous Elders, Leaders, and community members across Canada as we move toward a better future for everyone through learning and understanding of this painful legacy."

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Posted on: September 24, 2021

Cowichan region back to Stage 1 watering restrictions September 24

Restrictions for water systems across the region have been downgraded to Stage 1, as the provincial drought level for Eastern Vancouver Island was lowered to Level 2. Two CVRD water systems (Woodley Range and Shellwood) remain on Stage 3 restrictions.

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Posted on: August 24, 2021

CVRD lifts State of Local Emergency, Evacuation Alert for area residences

The CVRD’s Regional Emergency Operations Centre (REOC) is lifting the State of Local Emergency for the Mt. Hayes wildfire and rescinding the joint Evacuation Alert for 20 residential properties in the surrounding area.

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