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Posted on: July 30, 2020

Cowichan ice arenas to reopen for recreation programming and rentals in August

The Cowichan Valley Regional District (CVRD) will be welcoming skaters back to its three ice arenas next month, with restrictions that align with facility safety plans and guidance from governing bodies.

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Posted on: July 15, 2020

New agreement enables regional support for fire rescue and emergency response

Fire departments across the region have entered into a mutual aid agreement that ensure all Cowichan communities have back-up emergency response assistance.

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Posted on: July 8, 2020

Cowichan Child Care Plan provides roadmap for expansion in early childhood education

The CVRD recently completed a comprehensive, regional plan to direct the expansion of child care services over the next decade

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Posted on: February 2, 2020

Conditions across Cowichan region improve overnight, state of local emergency remains in effect

While the weather has improved and water levels continue to recede, the Cowichan Valley region remains in a state of local emergency and an evacuation order remains in effect.

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Posted on: February 1, 2020

UPDATE - Highway 1 reopened in both directions, power outages persist

The Trans-Canada Highway has re-opened north of Duncan for traffic in both directions, although a number of local roads remain closed and power outages continue to affect communities across the region.

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Posted on: February 1, 2020

UPDATE - Transportation corridors remain affected, water levels in some areas have stabilized

The state of local emergency in the Cowichan Valley continues this morning, but water flows in several of the key watersheds in the region appear to have stabilized.

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Posted on: January 30, 2020

Health Information

Remember washing your hands is the best defense, and if you are sick stay home. For accurate information readily updated information on the Coronavirus, go to bccdc.ca or Island Health.

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Posted on: January 13, 2020

Road Maintenance &/or Snow Plowing

The Cowichan Valley Regional District is not responsible for the maintenance and snow plowing of roads.The City of DuncanTown of Lake CowichanTown of Ladysmith and the District of North Cowichan are responsible for ...

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Posted on: January 13, 2020

Extreme Weather Events

If your CVRD electoral area curbside collection is missed due to extreme weather, hang onto your material until the next scheduled collection day. Extra material may be placed at the curb alongside CVRD totes. Please ensure extra recyclable material is la...

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Posted on: November 25, 2019

Update on Odour Issues in Cobble Hill

Update on Odour Issues in Cobble Hill

Update November 25, 2019:

Composting

Fisher Road Recycling (FRR) is aware that some of the recent odour issues in Cobble Hill were reported to originate from FRRs composting operation. As part of its ongoing commitment t...

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