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Posted on: July 21, 2021

Internet Performance Test to assess state of connectivity in Cowichan

Economic Development Cowichan has launched the Internet Performance Test to better understand the state of internet connectivity throughout the Cowichan region.

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Posted on: July 15, 2021

CVRD updates soil deposit bylaw, preventing large deposits in residential zones

The Cowichan Valley Regional District (CVRD) has updated its soil deposit bylaw to strengthen regulations for soil deposit activities within the region’s electoral areas.

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Posted on: July 14, 2021

Statement re: Kuper Island Industrial School unmarked graves

The Cowichan Valley Regional District wishes to express our sadness and grief with Penelakut Tribe’s recent announcement of the discovery of 160 unmarked graves at the site of the Kuper Island Industrial School. We offer our condolences and supp...

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Posted on: July 14, 2021

Drought conditions move Cowichan region to Stage 3 water restrictions

With the majority of eastern Vancouver Island now at drought Level 4, all water systems in the Cowichan region will be subject to Stage 3 water restrictions beginning Friday, July 16 at 12 a.m.

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Posted on: July 6, 2021

Cowichan Food Innovation Program wraps up with virtual showcase event

Economic Development Cowichan is inviting the public to participate in a virtual showcase of evolving local businesses to celebrate the conclusion of a 12-week food innovation program.

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Posted on: June 25, 2021

Stage 2 water restrictions now in effect for all water systems across the Cowichan region

Due to extreme increase in demand, water systems across the Cowichan have moved to Stage 2 restrictions. For more information call CVRD water management division at 250.746.2530 or visit the New Normal Cowichan website.

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Posted on: June 18, 2021

Park addition creates new public waterfront connections in Shawnigan Lake

The property includes dedicated parking for Masons Beach Park, a popular family-friendly waterfront beach park at the north end of the lake within the Village area.

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Posted on: May 31, 2021

Statement from the Chair of the CVRD Board in wake of residential school children remains

"Today we lower our flags and our heads in solemn recognition of the horrific and heartbreaking discovery of the 215 stolen children at the Kamloops Residential School site in Tk’emlups te Secwepemc First Nation territory."

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Posted on: May 3, 2021

New emergency alert and notification system launched for Cowichan region

Cowichan Alert is an improved, easy-to-use system to send emergency alerts and advisories to residents and visitors of the Cowichan region.

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