Robert Barron

North Cowichan now to consider 1.8% tax increase in 2020

Staff had previously recommended a 4.4% tax increase

City of Duncan considering a tax increase of 3.16%

But final adoption will wait until province lays out tax mitigation plans

Those with no family doctor during COVID-19 crisis can call 811

811 is a health information phone line operated by the Ministry of Health

Fundraiser being held for family of Mark Olson

Olson died suddenly on March 29

City of Duncan moves forward with downtown projects during COVID-19 shut down

Some projects were scheduled for later in the year

CVRD calls for continued COVID-19 vigilance, asks visitors not to come to Valley

With warmer weather, Easter holidays, district fears residents may become lax

Weather forecast for the Cowichan Valley sunny and mid-teens

Lots of sun expected over next two weeks

Island Health “humbled” by work of Cowichan’s Project Draw Breath

Health authority eager to explore partnerships during COVID-19 crisis

City of Duncan to consider a 3.16% tax increase for 2020

But council may consider delaying discussion due to COVID-19 crisis

Short-term plan in place for Cowichan Valley’s homeless during COVID-19 crisis

Plan calls for use of emergency shelters, motels, hotels and tent sites

Duncan’s Overdose Prevention Site to move this fall to new Wellness Centre

OPS will be part of new Wellness and Recovery Centre on York Road

Unclear if Cowichan couple refusing to self-isolate facing penalty; details of Quarantine Act still being worked out

No fines or charges have been laid to date, including Cowichan couple who won’t self isolate

Cowichan couple won’t self-isolate after returning from overseas

New law requires 14 days of self-isolation when returning to Canada

Cowichan couple won’t self-isolate after returning from overseas

New law requires 14 days of self-isolation when returning to Canada

No one hurt in Maple Bay Road fire

Fire under investigation

Belle from ‘Beauty and the Beast’ entertains home-bound kids in Cowichan Bay

Alora Killam, 16, played the part in musical two years ago

Cowichan Valley tiny house still in place after removal deadline

CVRD had ordered it removed by March 15

Cowichan’s ‘Project Draw Breath’ team expands and diversifies

Team from Cowichan Valley ramping up to help during COVID-19 crisis

Province restricts open burning in Cowichan Valley until April 15

Measure meant to assist fight against COVID-19