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​The Director of Development Services gives notice that the North Cowichan Council will consider issuance of three (3) Development Variance Permits during its regular meeting to be held on Wednesday, December 21, 2016 at 1:30 p.m. at the Municipa... More...
Date of Release: Dec 05, 2016


Please be advised that the Maple Bay boat ramp will be unavailable for use between Monday, December 12, and Sunday, December 18, inclusive, for repairs and upgrade work.We appreciate everyone's cooperation in keeping clear of this area whil... More...
Date of Release: Dec 02, 2016


As the winter snow season approaches, the Municipality of North Cowichan (MNC) will endeavour to ensure that all roadways are maintained and kept accessible to all residents throughout the year.  Roadways are cleared on a priority basis, accordi... More...
Date of Release: Dec 01, 2016


To the residents of Chemainus. On Thursday, December 1, some branch and tree removal will be undertaken on five trees located in Waterwheel Park.Following a risk assessment evaluation by an arborist, four trees will be having some remedial ... More...
Date of Release: Nov 25, 2016


​North Cowichan Council met for four hours on November 16. The first item considered was a proposed expansion to the X-treme Skate Park located behind the Cowichan Aquatic Centre, in partnership with the City of Duncan. The design, to be done in 2017... More...
Date of Release: Nov 21, 2016


​(November 16, 2016, North Cowichan, BC) – Did you know that the Municipality of North Cowichan has an Agricultural Advisory Committee that is made up of local farmers and producers? This Committee advises Council on ways to implement North Cowichan'... More...
Date of Release: Nov 16, 2016


​North Cowichan Municipal Council is currently looking for volunteers to serve on the Environmental Advisory Committee.The Environmental Advisory Committee advises Council on ways to oversee and implement North Cowichan’s Climate Action and Energy Pl... More...
Date of Release: Nov 09, 2016


​The four-hour Council Meeting on November 2, 2016, began with a Public Hearing to receive public input on a proposed rezoning of a property on Ryall Road that would permit two triplexes. Following the hearing, Council approved third reading of the B... More...
Date of Release: Nov 07, 2016


​The Council meeting of October 19, 2016, lasted for about 5 hours. As recommended by the Committee of the Whole on October 11, Council directed staff to provide a report on proposed amendments to the Official Community Plan, including changes to the... More...
Date of Release: Oct 24, 2016


​The Municipality of North Cowichan is advising the public of a blue-green algae bloom at Quamichan Lake near Art Mann Park. Lake visitors are advised to avoid areas near the visible blue-green sheen, which appears as surface scum on the lakes. Pet... More...
Date of Release: Oct 24, 2016