Incorporated in 1873, North Cowichan is one of the oldest municipalities in British Columbia. North Cowichan's Municipal Archives was established in 1998, in celebration of North Cowichan's 125th birthday. The archives serve as a valuable repository for those interested in researching North Cowichan's historical records regarding:
- social welfare
The mandate of the North Cowichan Municipal Archives is to:
- maintain the institutional memory of the Municipality of North Cowichan by identifying and preserving its archival records;
- encourage understanding of the municipality's origins and development, by providing controlled public access to its archival records;
- ensure the efficient management, preservation, and accessibility of information to support its ongoing municipal functions; and
- operate in accordance with accepted archival principles and techniques for appraisal, arrangement, description, storage, and preservation.
7030 Trans Canada Highway, North Cowichan, BC, on Vancouver Island, mid way between Victoria and Nanaimo.
Using the Archives
Browse around the site, check out our list of holdings, and if you wish to do research in our archives, please register and make an appointment.
Legal Day books
Court of Revision
Council and Committees
Bills and Accounts
Statistics Cash Books
Budgets and Statements
Licences & Permits
Minutes and Records