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Thousands without power in Lake Cowichan area

About 3,800 BC Hydro customers were without power Tuesday afternoon after the…

Hospital support workers vote to strike

Approximately 50 housekeeping and dietary workers at Cowichan District Hospital

  • Jun 26th, 2017

Chemainus Theatre celebrates 25 seasons

Full day of activities held at popular facility on June 23

Lake Cowichan Seniors Centre closing

Dwindling finances and not enough volunteers blamed

New skateboard park officially opens in Crofton

Park part of ongoing revitalization plans for community

Helicopter lifts out derelict boats at Cowichan Bay


Sports for aboriginal youth front and centre at special day


Atmosphere of respect and reconciliation prevails at blanketing ceremony outside school district office.


Carlson dancers celebrate a great season


VIDEO: Last of NAIG legacy funds goes towards helping First Nations communities

Increasing physical wellness was the keynote at a special Aboriginal Day event in Duncan.

Heat wave coming to Vancouver Island

Temperatures expected to rise into 30’s for some areas including the east coast of island.

Blanketing ceremony held at school administration offices

Event honoured two native students facing issues in school

Camping now allowed in North Cowichan parks

But campers will face many restrictions

Have patience with Beverly Street construction, municipality asks

People are asked to bear with some traffic rerouting over the coming five months

  • Jun 22nd, 2017

Six derelict vessels removed from Cowichan Bay

Three companies worked together to clean up bay

Mill Bay marine rescuers to hold fundraiser

Group needs to raise another $15,000 to refit rescue boat

New soil dumping bylaw proposed in CVRD

Rules deal with transport and dumping

Cowichan’s Fox on board for Canada 150 cross-country adventure

Duncan’s Grace Fox has secured one of Via Rail’s Canada 150 youth passes.

VIDEO: Olympic skiier, figure skaters inducted in Lake Cowichan Sports Wall of Fame

In a ceremony on June 10, six former Disney on Ice skaters and and an Olympic skier made the Wall.