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In consultation with Island Health, the Municipality has decided to issue a boil water notification for users of the Chemainus water system. This boil water advisory is a precautionary measure in response to turbidity le... More...
Date of Release: Jun 28, 2016


The Municipality of North Cowichan has partnered with Encorp Pacific to provide recycling bins in several locations within our community. Recycling containers will be installed in the downtown cores of Chemainus and Crofton and at certain p... More...
Date of Release: Jun 27, 2016


Public Advisory: Island Health reports that it is safe to swim again at Kin Beach in Chemainus, Maple Bay Beach, and Fuller Lake Park. During periods of hot weather, Island Health tests water at public beaches, and classifies them&... More...
Date of Release: Jun 24, 2016


North Cowichan Municipal Council invites public input on the subject of corporate sponsorship. Corporate sponsorship is a form of advertising in which companies pay to be associated with certain events or facilities. An example is the Island Savings ... More...
Date of Release: Jun 24, 2016


​On June 15, North Cowichan Council held a marathon Council meeting that lasted nine hours. The meeting began with the presentation of the awards for the Value-added Woodworking Contest. Jared Popma, Lincoln Rae and Lucas Hols shared first prize for ... More...
Date of Release: Jun 21, 2016


​Notice is given that a Special Council meeting will be held at 6:00 p.m. on Wednesday, June 29, 2016, in the Council Chambers of North Cowichan Municipal Hall at 7030 Trans-Canada Highway, Duncan, B.C. The principal purpose of the meeting is to ... More...
Date of Release: Jun 20, 2016


​On June 15 at approximately 8:30 a.m. a young bear was spotted on the trails behind the Fuller Lake Arena.If you see a bear:Stop and remain calmBack away slowlyLeave the immediate areaFor more information visit the Parks Canada website. ... More...
Date of Release: Jun 15, 2016


The gate for the Grace Road area has been reopened as of noon today.  Please note that the gate may be closed again due to hot, dry weather if or when required. More...
Date of Release: Jun 15, 2016


​The Chemainus Water System is supplied by two sources, the Chemainus River Wells water supply from October 15 to June 15, and from the Banon Creek surface water supply from June 15 to October 15. On Wednesday, June 15, the water supply for the ... More...
Date of Release: Jun 14, 2016


​Council dealt with a number of significant issues during a 5-hour Regular Council meeting on Wednesday, June 1, 2016.Bylaw 3605, a proposed Zoning Amendment Bylaw that would allow a neighbourhood commercial centre at Berkey's Corner, was up for adop... More...
Date of Release: Jun 08, 2016