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Posted on: March 29, 2019

Regional District awarded for annual financial reporting

The Cowichan Valley Regional District has been awarded the Canadian Award for Financial Reporting from the Government Finance Officers’ Association of the United States and Canada for the year ended December 31, 2017.

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Posted on: April 8, 2019

Cowichan #TrashTag clean-ups bring awareness to illegal dumping

The Cowichan Valley Regional District and Mosaic Forest Management are partnering to support illegal dumping clean-up efforts throughout the month of April.

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Posted on: March 28, 2019

Strategy highlights importance of industrial lands in Cowichan

The newly completed Cowichan Industrial Land Use Strategy has identified the connection between creating and preserving industrial lands in the Cowichan region and creating the jobs of the future.

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Posted on: March 18, 2019

Development Services Front Counter Service Hours Have Changed

Front counter services are available on a first-come, first-service basis. Expect delays.
Meeting reservations are available during front counter services hours for in-person meetings 30 minutes max up to 2 weeks in advance.

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Posted on: June 28, 2017

Fine Levied Against Owner of Vicious Dog

Fine Levied Against Owner of Vicious Dog

 Duncan, BC – The Cowichan Valley Regional District (CVRD) Bylaw Enforcement staff recently appeared in court regarding two vicious dog incidents that occurred in Shawnigan Lake on August 16, 2016...

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Posted on: June 23, 2017

Trail Connection Provides New Recreation Opportunities in Southern Vancouver Island

Trail Connection Provides New Recreation Opportunities in Southern Vancouver Island

Malahat, BC – In preparation for this summer’s 25th anniversary of Canada’s The Great Trail, a vital trail connection has been completed on So...

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Posted on: June 21, 2017

Soils Management Roundtable Established

Soils Management Roundtable Established

 

Duncan, BC – For anyone who regularly travels the Malahat Highway, the large volume of soil being trucked into the region from the Greater Victoria area is obvious. The potential impacts from larg...

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Posted on: June 19, 2017

Map Your Favorite Cowichan Location on PlaceSpeak

Map Your Favorite Cowichan Location on PlaceSpeak 

 

Duncan, BC- The Cowichan Valley Regional District (CVRD) is inviting local residents to share stories of their favorite places using the online tool PlaceSpeak.

This initiative is part of...

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Posted on: June 15, 2017

Supreme Court of Canada Denies CVRD Application for Leave

Supreme Court of Canada Denies CVRD Application for Leave

 

Duncan, BC – The Supreme Court of Canada dismissed today the Cowichan Valley Regional District’s (CVRD’s) application for leave to appeal from the judgment of...

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Posted on: June 5, 2017

Island Savings Centre Seeking Community Input

Island Savings Centre Seeking Community Input

Duncan, BC - The Island Savings Centre Commission is asking the public for their ideas on new and improved programs and services that could be offered at the Island Savings Centre.

Community workshops will be he...

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Posted on: May 16, 2017

Lake to Lake Walk and Marathon

Lake to Lake Walk and Marathon 

 

Lake Cowichan, BC – While a marathon can be challenging, organizers of the Lake to Lake Walk and Marathon hope having the route make its way through beautiful scenery will inspire participants.&a...

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Posted on: May 15, 2017

New Video Keeps Issue of Illegal Dumping in Focus

New Video Keeps Issue of Illegal Dumping in Focus 

 

Duncan, BC –. Illegal dumping has become a significant issue within the Cowichan Valley Regional District (CVRD). Last spring the CVRD launched a campaign to highlight the prob...

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Posted on: May 8, 2017

Temporary Meade Creek Recycling Centre Now Open

Temporary Meade Creek Recycling Centre Now Open 

Duncan, BC- Meade Creek Recycling Centre upgrades and remediation project is underway. As of May 2 the facility, located at 8875 Youbou Rd., Youbou, has closed for the duration of construction. Cons...

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Posted on: May 1, 2017

New Regional Sport Tourism Initiative Launched

New Regional Sport Tourism Initiative Launched 

 

The Cowichan Valley Regional District (CVRD) is pleased to announce the launch of a new sport tourism initiative to promote the region as a sports destination.

“This project consis...

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Posted on: December 15, 2016

CVRD Adopts 2017 Budget

CVRD Adopts 2017 Budget 

 

Duncan, BC – The 2017 Budget for the Cowichan Valley Regional District (CVRD) was adopted by the Board of Directors at its December 14 meeting. The overall tax increase across the Regional Dist...

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Posted on: November 3, 2016

BC Court of Appeal Overturns BC Supreme Court Regarding Landfill Facility

BC Court of Appeal Overturns BC Supreme Court Regarding Landfill Facility

Duncan, BC – The BC Court of Appeal allowed the appeals of Cobble Hill Holdings (CHH), South Island Aggregates (SIA) and South Island Resource Management (SIRM) finding that the ...Read on...

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Posted on: April 4, 2019

Clean Up Cowichan!

This April, let's celebrate Earth Day all month long by cleaning up the Cowichan region. The CVRD is supporting community groups cleaning up litter and preventing illegal dumping around the region. If you are interested in volunteering, check out the cale...

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Posted on: August 25, 2016

Campfires Banned In Coastal Fire Centre

No Campfires

Prohibited:
- campfires- open fires in an outdoor stove
- tiki torches- fireworks, firecrackers, sky lanterns, burning barrels or burning cages
- binary exploding targets (e.g. for rifle target practice)

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Posted on: June 29, 2017

Supreme Court of Canada Denies CVRD Application for Leave

Supreme Court of Canada Denies CVRD Application for Leave

Duncan, BC – On June 15, 2017 the Supreme Court of Canada dismissed the Cowichan Valley Regional District’s (CVRD’s) application for leave to appeal from the judgment o...

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Posted on: November 4, 2016

Court of Appeal release update

The November 3, 2016 BC Court of Appeal decision regarding a contaminated soil facility in Shawnigan Lake has raised a number of questions about the effect of the decision on the Shawnigan Lake quarry and the Cowichan Valley Regional District (CVRD).

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South Island Aggregates (SIA)
Posted on: November 3, 2016

BC Court of Appeal Overturns BC Supreme Court Regarding Landfill Facility

BC Court of Appeal Overturns BC Supreme Court Regarding Landfill Facility

Duncan, BC – The BC Court of Appeal allowed the appeals of Cobble Hill Holdings (CHH), South Island Aggregates (SIA) and South Island Resource Management (SIRM) finding that the ...Read on...

South Island Aggregates (SIA)
Posted on: October 13, 2016

Province Issues Pollution Prevention Order to Cobble Hill Holdings

Ministry of Environment Regional Operations
Authorizations - SouthMailing Location/Address
2080 Labieux RdNanaimo, B.C. V9T 6J9
Telephone: 250 751-3100http://www.gov.bc.ca

Date: October 12, 2016 File: 108608
Cobble Hill Holdings Ltd. (BC07545...Read on...

South Island Aggregates (SIA)
Posted on: June 22, 2016

BC Court of Appeal Dismisses CVRD’s Application to Discharge or Vary Stay Order

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BC Court of Appeal Dismisses CVRD’s Application to Discharge or Vary Stay Order

Duncan, BC – The BC Court of Appeal dismissed the Cowichan Valley Regional District’s (CVRD) application to discharge or vary the order of Madam Justice Kirk...Read on...

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Posted on: June 22, 2016

CVRD Seeks to Vary the Order of BC Court of Appeal Granting a Limited Stay to Permit South Island Re

April 27, 2016
CVRD Seeks to Vary the Order of BC Court of Appeal Granting a Limited Stay to Permit South Island Resource Management to Complete Contracts for the Landfilling of Contaminated Soil in Shawnigan Lake

Duncan, BC – On April 27, 2016 the Co...Read on...

South Island Aggregates (SIA)
Posted on: June 22, 2016

BC Court of Appeal In Chambers Grants a Limited Stay to Permit South Island Resource Management to C

April 15, 2016
BC Court of Appeal In Chambers Grants a Limited Stay to Permit South Island Resource Management to Complete Contracts for the Landfilling of Contaminated Soil in Shawnigan Lake

Duncan, BC – On April 15, 2016, Madam Justice Kirkpatrick o...Read on...

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Posted on: April 16, 2019

Water Systems Flushing Notice

Residents may experience some air in the lines and discolouration of the water supply during these operations. Should this occur, running a cold water tap for a short period will help to restore the water quality to normal. We realize this maintenance act...

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Additional Info... Utility: Cherry Point Estates

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Posted on: February 28, 2019

Jim’s Crescent Proposed Sewer Expansion

On February 28, 2019 at 7:00 p.m., a public meeting will be held at Bench School to discuss the potential of expanding the Cowichan Bay Sewer System and provide service to the residents of the Jim’s Crescent subdivision. Please find the evening&...

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Additional Info... Utility: Cowichan Bay

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Posted on: April 1, 2019

Water Systems Flushing Notice

Residents may experience some air in the lines and discolouration of the water supply during these operations. Should this occur, running a cold water tap for a short period will help to restore the water quality to normal. We realize this maintenance act...

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Additional Info... Utility: Dogwood Ridge

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Posted on: April 16, 2019

Water Systems Flushing Notice

Residents may experience some air in the lines and discolouration of the water supply during these operations. Should this occur, running a cold water tap for a short period will help to restore the water quality to normal. We realize this maintenance act...

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Additional Info... Utility: Douglas Hill

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Posted on: March 29, 2019

Watermain Upgrade Work Starting - Old Victoria Road

Please be advised that during this construction period, traffic disruptions may occur but will be very limited in duration.  Every effort will be made to keep local disruptions to a minimum.  Construction signs will be posted and flagper...

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Utility: Saltair
Posted on: April 1, 2019

Water Systems Flushing Notice

Residents may experience some air in the lines and discolouration of the water supply during these operations. Should this occur, running a cold water tap for a short period will help to restore the water quality to normal. We realize this maintenance act...

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Additional Info... Utility: Saltair

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Posted on: April 16, 2019

Water Systems Flushing Notice

Residents may experience some air in the lines and discolouration of the water supply during these operations. Should this occur, running a cold water tap for a short period will help to restore the water quality to normal. We realize this maintenance act...

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Additional Info... Utility: Satellite Park

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Posted on: April 1, 2019

Water Systems Flushing Notice

Residents may experience some air in the lines and discolouration of the water supply during these operations. Should this occur, running a cold water tap for a short period will help to restore the water quality to normal. We realize this maintenance act...

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Additional Info... Utility: Shellwood

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Posted on: April 1, 2019

Water Systems Flushing Notice

Residents may experience some air in the lines and discolouration of the water supply during these operations. Should this occur, running a cold water tap for a short period will help to restore the water quality to normal. We realize this maintenance act...

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Additional Info... Utility: Woodley Range

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