Politics

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 court that...

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, ...hundreds of staff have been laid...

Manhas Does TekTalk at Berkey’s Corner

Berkey's Corner, one of the most densely populated area of North Cowichan lacks representation and a meeting of area residents this past week decided...

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...

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...

Right / Left Politics Begins to Dominate Local Arena

Editors Note: Local politics is a difficult game. Participants have to balance jobs and business interests with political activity. As we have found in...

Are We Getting The Straight Goods on Taxes?

As in every other part of BC, the local region is in the throes of preparing the budget for the upcoming year. Running a...

Log Roll We All Lose

Paradigm Shift History is in the making in the Cowichan Valley as we are about to see a total paradigm shift on how North Cowichan...

Another Year, Another Tax Increase

Property taxes in North Cowichan and everywhere else are on the increase yet again.Past Councils and senior management have favoured a tax approach that...

Taxes, Taxes, and More Taxes

Local governments are wrestling to put together budgets, and associated tax increases, that must be finalized by mid-April in order for 2019 spending and...

Local Taxes on the Rise

Local governments are wrestling to put together budgets, and associated tax increases, that must be finalized by mid-April in order for 2019 spending and...

Manhas Reaches Out to Citizens

Newly elected North Cowichan Council member Tek Manhas is starting off the New Year with a determined effort to make it easier for voters...

North Cowichan’s New Bylaw Enforcement Policy

North Cowichan Council has adopted a new Bylaw Compliance and Enforcement Policy. The policy, adopted May 12, 2015, allows for an escalating series of...

Talking to Mayor Phil Kent

We interviewed Mayor Phil Kent recently. Here is the transcript. You grew up in Duncan. Can you tell me a bit about your memories of...
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