Community

Cowichan Estuary Nature Centre launches new project

The Nature Centre’s goal is to continue to engage the local community

  • Jan 28, 2020

Cowichan Coffee Time: Cheque presentations and a new president

• South Cowichan Healthcare Auxiliary presented a cheque in the amount of…

  • Jan 26, 2020

Lake Flashback: Haiti relief pours in, political kerfuffle has deep roots, and BCFP acts quickly on PCP leak

We’ve also included a picture of Lake Cowichan Kinsmen rescuing the Duckpond dock

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PHOTOS: Winter Wonderland was a hit at Lake Cowichan

Check out the photos by Malcolm Chalmers

  • Jan 23, 2020

$12K grant has Nourish Cowichan teaching cooking skills

Nourish has regularly provided healthy, nutritious food to several local elementary schools

  • Jan 22, 2020

Alzheimer’s Awareness campaign challenges stigma

In January, residents of the Cowichan Valley are invited to take part in Alzheimer’s Awareness Month

  • Jan 21, 2020

Vancouver Island home to one of Canada’s largest private skateboard collections

Eric Pinto owns hundreds of boards, spanning multiple decades

Vancouver Island Pride weekend returns to Mount Washington Alpine Resort

Building on the success of last year’s family-friendly pride festival on Vancouver…

  • Jan 20, 2020

Coming up in Cowichan: Get your raffle tickets; dementia workshop

Get your Search & Rescue raffle tickets Supporting Royal Canadian Marine Search…

  • Jan 20, 2020

Cowichan resident with dementia breaks silence on stigma in Alzheimer Society campaign

“I don’t think I’ve encountered stigma as much as I’ve encountered a lack of understanding”

  • Jan 17, 2020

VIDEO: Missing cat reunited with Vancouver Island family after three months

‘It was like one day she was there, the next day she was gone,’ said owner

Cowichan Historical Society presents the little-known story of mapping Canada

In 1947, Canada’s federal government launched an ambitious program to map the entire country

  • Jan 15, 2020

Okanagan city goes bananas for truck spotted with fake gorilla in back

This giant gorilla has been spotted gallivanting around town

17 surrendered husky puppies available for adoption from Okanagan BC SPCA

The puppies were surrendered to the BC SPCA on Christmas Eve

Tis the season to recycle your Christmas tree in Cowichan

There are any number of ways to get rid of your tree…

Sun shines for Cowichan’s polar bears on New Year’s Day

It was a beautiful Wednesday with the sun shining bright on New…

Alzheimer’s Awareness campaign challenges stigma

In January, residents of the Cowichan Valley are invited to take part in Alzheimer’s Awareness Month

  • Jan 2, 2020

Hogmanay bigger than Christmas for one Scottish family

For Mom, Hogmanay was the Big Day.

  • Dec 31, 2019

B.C. couple donates thousands to charity from their Harry Potter-themed Christmas house

Uniquely decorated house attracted more than 2,000 Potterheads in one weekend for a good cause