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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 15, 2024

CVRD continues wood smoke reduction rebate program for 2024

The Cowichan Valley Regional District (CVRD) is offering a series of rebates valued up to $2,350 to help residents invest in healthier home heating options.

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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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Posted on: April 2, 2024 | Last Modified on: April 2, 2024

CVRD begins grant-funded improvement at the Bings Creek Recycling Centre

In 2023, the CVRD was awarded $6 million from the Canada Community-Building Fund to construct an organics waste transfer building that will support curbside collection service in member municipalities, First Nations and CVRD Electoral Areas.

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Posted on: March 18, 2024

CVRD invites public participation for Old Baldy Mountain Park Management Plan

The CVRD is excited to announce comprehensive public engagement is now underway to provide input on shaping the future for Old Baldy Mountain Park in Electoral Area B/Shawnigan Lake.

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Posted on: March 15, 2024

CVRD Board of Directors adopt 2024 Budget

After thorough discussion and deliberation, the Board of Directors for the Cowichan Valley Regional District (CVRD) have adopted the 2024 Budget.

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Posted on: March 11, 2024

Let’s get creative, Quw'utsun! Join us in shaping arts and culture across the region.

The CVRD has launched its first ever Arts & Culture Master Plan, which aims to enhance arts and culture opportunities for locals and visitors across the region.

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Posted on: February 23, 2024

Cowichan Weir replacement project receives $14 million from Province of BC

The Cowichan Tribes First Nation, Cowichan Valley Regional District (CVRD) and the Cowichan Watershed Board welcome the announcement of $14 million in funding from the Province of British Columbia for the Cowichan Lake Weir replacement project.

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Posted on: February 21, 2024

CVRD 2024 Water System Flushing Schedule

The Cowichan Valley Regional District (CVRD) will be carrying out flushing of the CVRD water systems starting February 26th 2024 until April 26th 2024.

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Posted on: February 7, 2024

CVRD proposes purchase of Shawnigan Village Waterworks utility system

The Cowichan Valley Regional District (CVRD) is considering the acquisition of the Shawnigan Village Waterworks private water system from Lidstech Holdings Ltd., and will be holding a public meeting for current customers and interested residents.

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Posted on: April 18, 2024 | Last Modified on: April 18, 2024

Bear Aware - Wildlife Attractant Management Tips

Bear Aware - Spring 2024

The CVRD is bear country- do your part to keep wildlife wild and our community safe! 

 How we manage our living space has a great deal of influence on the type and amount of human-wildlife interactions we experience! 

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Posted on: February 1, 2020

Cowichan Valley declares state of local emergency as intense localized flooding forces evacuations a

The Cowichan Valley Regional District has declared a state of local emergency for the region, as widespread flooding forces resident evacuations and cuts off key transportation corridors.

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Posted on: February 21, 2024

CVRD 2024 Water System Flushing Schedule

The Cowichan Valley Regional District (CVRD) will be carrying out flushing of the CVRD water systems starting February 26th 2024 until April 26th 2024.

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