Lawyers acting for Duncan Mayor Michelle Staples are asking the BC Supreme Court not to proceed with a petition filed in the court that seeks to oust Staples from the Mayor's office. Paul Hildebrand, a lawyer with Lidstone & Company, has served notice on...

What Climate Emergency??!!

Its not worse than we thought. Climate activists have been telling us for years that we are facing a...

Cowichan Works Launches COVID-19 Survey

Cowichan Works is on the Internet with an online survey taking the pulse on how the Cowichan Community is dealing with the COVID-19...

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...


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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...


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Government Hinders, Citizens Say

Cowichan Valley residents overwhelmingly support an economic development function that generates new jobs for the region, according to an informal survey conducted by the...

An Old-New Twist on Affordable Housing

Harriet Brooke, a Crofton resident, says it is time to develop cooperative housing associations with a self-governing property management model right here in the...

Two Local Leaders Who Care

The Cowichan Post sent a survey to 35 local politicians asking questions about their views on economic development. Guess what?   There is no election coming...

Politicians Not Interested in Development

Local government faces serious challenges providing for growth in the region and ensuring that we have a sustainable and vibrant economy that can provide...

More Land Needed for Development

A landmark study commissioned by Economic Development Cowichan (EDC) says that the population in the region will grow by 17,000 by 2041, bringing the...