Cowichan Works is on the Internet with an online survey taking the pulse on how the Cowichan Community is dealing with the COVID-19 pandemic. "Now that the province has started to ease social distancing restrictions with the Phase 2 protocols and permissions, Cowichan Works decided...

COVID-19 Crisis and Local Government Staffing in Cowichan

OPINION The City of Vancouver faces the threat of bankruptcy and is calling for help from the provincial government,...

April Fools — The Joke is on You!

Opinion Taxpayers in the Cowichan Valley Regional District are being offered an early April Fools' joke – regional district...

The Housing Survey Results Are In

Tiny homes are in, social housing as a burden on local taxpayers is out and people think the affordable housing crisis is real –...

The Creepy Low Back and Spinal Health

The health of your spine and body depend on many factors. In my opinion the biggest positive factors to health come with a commitment...

Potatoes and Logs A Source of Early Conflict

Settlement by Europeans moved quickly in the Cowichan Valley after initial settlements in the 1850's. By 1890, a number of logging operators were at...


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Hospital Business Plan Underway

Island Health has entered the business plan step as the second step in a five-step process to replace Cowichan District Hospital. The business plan will...

CVRD Gets Into Housing With $750K Annual Budget

The Cowichan Valley Regional District has formally activated its new housing function by approving a three-year legal agreement with the Cowichan Housing Association (CHA). Last...


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Local Hero

Will Arnold This man has stepped up to do the work and provide leadership and bring the community together to deal with the problems tied...