About Us

Located on Vancouver Island, the Municipality of North Cowichan is the largest municipality in the Cowichan Valley Regional District (CVRD). It is situated immediately north of and adjacent to the City of Duncan, south of Ladysmith, and extends east to North Cowichan’s extensive coastline. Incorporated in 1873, North Cowichan residents enjoy a relaxed, active lifestyle in a mostly rural setting which also affords many of the amenities of city life.

The community centres of North Cowichan are Chemainus, Crofton, Maple Bay and the South End inclusive of University Village.

North Cowichan is a proud member of the Federation of Canadian Municipalities whose aim is encourage to municipal leaders from across the country to speak with one voice. The federal government knows that FCM represents a strong and engaged municipal sector.