Update Trust is the very basis of a democracy; without it our political institutions are a sham. North Cowichan municipal council faces a decision this Wednesday that will, once and for all, determine...

Staples’ Lawyers Want Court to Strike Down Ousting Petition

Lawyers acting for Duncan Mayor Michelle Staples are asking the BC Supreme Court not to proceed with a petition filed in the...

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 –...


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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...

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...