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Our community in brief: May 13, 2015

Boil water advisory still in effect, as of May 13.

  • May. 13, 2015 4:00 p.m.

Boil water advisory still in effect for Lake Cowichan

The Town of Lake Cowichan was advised to post a boil water advisory last Wednesday morning (May 6). As of the time of publication (May 13), the boil water advisory is still in effect. Residents are reminded to boil water for one minute before consumption.

The advisory was posted due to water turbidity levels exceeding 1 NTU, in compliance with new Island Health standards. The advisory will be lifted once the turbidity drops below 1 NTU for 24 hours.


Lake Days Dance tickets now available

The annual Lake Days Dance is set for June 13 at the Cowichan Lake Sports Arena, from 9 p.m. to 1 a.m.

The dance will feature three live bands this year: local country group Backstage Whiskey, pop-rock “corporate” band The Circus as well as David James and the Big River band, a tribute to Johnny Cash.

Tickets are $20 and available at CLSA, Youbou Hall and online at The event is 19+.


Lake Cowichan Downtown Market begins this weekend

After months of planning, the Lake Cowichan Downtown Renewal Society is ready to launch their new market this Saturday (May 16) at Ts’uubaa-asatx Square at 10 a.m.

The market will continue through the summer, taking place each Saturday morning.

The town square will be filled with local craftwork and produce as well as music and food vendors.


Open house at That Cat Hotel in Honeymoon Bay

Cat lovers are invited to take a tour of That Cat Hotel on May 23 from 1 to 4 p.m.

The “exclusive boarding resort” for Cowichan’s cats is located on 6755 Fifth Street in Honeymoon Bay.

The event is free, tea will be served and guests are encouraged to share their cat-related stories.

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